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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 84.82 days


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Total Annihilation Zero


Total Annihilation Zero is a software program developed by Total Annihilation Universe. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 601.81 KB (616,252 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Total Annihilation Zero come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: zero.tauniverse.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Total Annihilation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D50D11CC-3CFA-4A83-A83D-045DEDBC5552}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 601.81 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Total Annihilation Zero

  • TAE.EXE (by Cavedog Entertainment) - Total Annihilation Map and Mission Editor, (TAE)
  • TotalA.exe (by Cavedog Entertainment) - Cavedog Entertainment's Total Annihilation (Total Annihilation)
  • mptaext.dll - Total Annihilation Game Extension
  • audiere.dll (by http://aegisknight.org/) - audiere
  • goggame.dll
  • online.dll
  • smackw32.dll
  • tadwngox.dll
  • taheatx.dll
  • takalix.dll
  • tamplayx.dll
  • tatenx.dll
  • tawirepx.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • win32.dll
  • ddraw.dll (by Swedish Yankspankers) - ddraw
  • Dplayx.dll - TA Demo Recorder component
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • setup.exe (by Cavedog) - Cavedog Setup Application
  • TA Mutation.exe
  • TA_Zero_Alpha_4.exe - Total Annihilation Zero (Total Annihilation Zero Alpha 4)
  • tabackup.exe
  • Tabtunst.exe
  • tademo99b2.exe
  • TAESC_BETA_6_8_1.exe - Total Annihilation Escalation Beta 6.8.1 (Total Annihilation: Escalation Beta 6.8.1)
  • tdraw.dll (by Swedish Yankspankers) - TA PATCH
  • tmusi.dll
  • Total Annihilation.exe
  • TOTALM_b692.exe - Total Mayhem Beta 6.92
  • tplayx.dll (by Swedish Yankspankers & TA Universe community) - TA Unofficial Patch - Demo Recorder Component
  • updater.exe - Total Annihilation v3.9.02 Beta Patch (Total Annihilation Unofficial Patch Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'updater.exe' (runs daily at 00:00).
  • TotalA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0A8E6DF-7088-44C0-884B-A5BFCF3245DE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tabackup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Total Annihilation\TotalA.exe'.

How do I remove Total Annihilation Zero?

Quickly and completely remove Total Annihilation Zero from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Total Annihilation Zero from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Total Annihilation Zero, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Total Annihilation Zero.

Win 8 60%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 60.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  France 13.33%
  Brazil 6.67%
  UA 6.67%
  Finland 6.67%
  New Zealand 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Samsung 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X875 12.50%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 12.50%
MSI MS-7751 12.50%
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 12.50%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 12.50%


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