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2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #14,060
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.29 days
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Average installed length: 205.98 days

A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms

What is A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms?  (from RED DUCK)

AVA is a high-octane MMOFPS that plunges you into the middle of a world at war. Side with the European Union (E.U.) or Neo-Russian Federation (NRF) and take up arms across vicious urban battlegrounds. Test your skills against your friends and see if you have what it takes to come out on top. Powered by the Unreal3 engi...  Read more


A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms is a program developed by RED DUCK. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 90 files and is usually about 19.95 MB (20,918,441 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ava.aeriagames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\AVA
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/102700
Estimated size: 19.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms

  • Uninst.exe
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • EMEDiag.exe (by En Masse Entertainment) - System Diagnostic
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • launcher.exe (by En Masse Entertainment) - EnMasse Launcher
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamSupport.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • StmOCX.dll - ReputationShield
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • aeria_launcher.exe (by Aeria Games & Entertainment) - Ignite Launcher
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • ChannelingPluginforReactor.dll (by NHN) - ChannelingPluginforReactor Dynamic Linking Library
  • CreateShortCut.dll (by NHN) - CreateShortCut (CreateShortCut Dynamic Link Library)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll (by http://blackninja2000.narod.ru) - DirectX Wrapper
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • downloader.dll (by Solid State Networks) - Downloader
  • HanAuthForClient.dll - Authenticating Module (DLL for user client authentication)
  • HanReportForClient.dll - Multipurpose Reporting Module (DLL for client log reporting)
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • ijjiPCPlugin01.dll (by NHN.USA) - ijjiPCPlugin01
  • IRobot.dll (by NHN USA) - I-Robot Dynamic Link Library
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • mf_mt.dll - Miracle Framework V2
  • MiracleCommon.dll - MiracleCommon Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleExLauncher.dll - MiracleExLauncher Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleMessage.dll - MiracleMessage Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleProxy.dll - MiracleProxy Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleRCEng.dll - MiracleRCEng Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleRCGer.dll - MiracleRCGer Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleRCSpn.dll - MiracleRCSpn Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleReport.dll - MiracleReport Dynamic Link Library
  • MiracleReporter.exe - MiracleReporter
  • MiracleRuntime.dll - MiracleRuntime Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9A080C3-7144-4893-B6E8-913270948209}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-284693106-1457385533-720182514-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'STEAM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • NWZLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Dong-Soo V2\Steam\SteamApps\common\AVA\NWZLauncher.exe'.
  • REACTOR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ijji\ijji REACTOR\REACTOR.exe'.

How do I remove A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms?

You can uninstall A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 A.V.A - Alliance of Valiant Arms.

Win 10 50%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.00%
Windows 7 49.20%
Windows Vista 0.40%
Windows XP 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.06%
Windows 10 Home 10.04%
Windows 7 Professional 7.23%
Windows 8 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.42%
  Canada 7.25%
  United Kingdom 5.74%
  Germany 3.93%
  Netherlands 3.63%
  DK 3.32%
  France 2.72%
  Norway 1.51%
  Sweden 1.51%
  Poland 1.51%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Czech Republic 1.21%
  Portugal 0.91%
  Romania 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 26.19%
Dell 15.48%
ASUS 13.10%
Lenovo 4.17%
Toshiba 4.17%
Alienware 1.19%
Medion 1.19%
MSI 1.19%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.94%
ASUS All Series 3.15%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%
MSI MS-7821 2.36%
MSI MS-7850 2.36%


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