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ARMA 2: British Armed Forces

What is ARMA 2: British Armed Forces?  (from Bohemia Interactive)

ArmA 2: British Armed Forces features a variety of weapons out of the modern British army arsenal. All weapons and their features were created according to the specifications of their real-life counterparts. Two months after the Allied military victory in Takistan, the new government is restoring the war-torn country...  Read more


ARMA 2: British Armed Forces is a program developed by Bohemia Interactive. 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 main program executable is ArmA2OA_BE.exe. The software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,096,819 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of ARMA 2: British Armed Forces come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arma2.com/baf
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\ARMA 2 Operation Arrowhead
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/65700
Estimated size: 1.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ARMA 2: British Armed Forces

Program executable:ArmA2OA_BE.exe
Name:BattlEye Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\ARMA 2 Operation Arrowhead\ArmA2OA_BE.exe
Additional files:
  • ArmA2OA_backup.exe - ArmA 2 REINFORCEMENTS
  • ArmA2OA.exe - ArmA 2 OA
  • arma2oaserver.exe
  • arma2rft.exe
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • tbbmalloc.dll (by Intel) - Scalable Allocator library
  • setup_battleyearma2oa.exe - Bohemia Interactive Setup (Setup)
  • DatabaseMySql.dll (by Phosphor Server Project) - Database Access Layer (MySQL Database Driver)
  • ArmA2OA_BE.exe (by BattlEye Innovations) - BattlEye Launcher
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ArmA2OA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CFB6FD9C-495F-4D48-8734-13CCDB1985AE}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ArmA2OA.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\ArmA2OA.exe'.
  • ArmA2OA_backup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 operation arrowhead\ArmA2OA.exe'.

How do I remove ARMA 2: British Armed Forces?

You can uninstall ARMA 2: British Armed Forces 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 ARMA 2: British Armed Forces, 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 ARMA 2: British Armed Forces.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.86%
Windows 10 42.38%
Windows XP 0.38%
Windows Vista 0.29%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.50%
Windows 8.1 15.01%
Windows 7 Professional 8.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.31%
Windows 10 Home 7.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.26%
  United Kingdom 11.99%
  Canada 4.97%
  Germany 4.34%
  Australia 3.15%
  France 3.00%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Norway 1.66%
  DK 1.34%
  Finland 1.03%
  Belgium 0.87%
  Italy 0.87%
  Brazil 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.87%
Hewlett-Packard 18.53%
Acer 14.06%
Dell 10.71%
Alienware 7.81%
MSI 4.69%
Lenovo 3.35%
Toshiba 2.90%
Samsung 2.01%
Intel 1.34%
Apple 0.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.64%
MSI MS-7751 3.65%
MSI MS-7816 2.81%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.97%
MSI MS-7693 1.97%

Publisher URL: www.bistudio.com


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