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ARMA 2: Free

What is ARMA 2: Free?

ARMA 2 is a military simulation video game and is a tactical shooter focused primarily on infantry combat, however it also features significant vehicular and aerial combat elements. The player is able to command AI squad members which adds a real-time strategy element to the game. This is further enhanced by introduction of the high command system, which allows the player to command multiple squads using the map. ARMA 2 is set primarily in the fictional Eastern European nation of Chernarus. Arma 2 uses the third-generation Real Virtuality game engine used in training simulators by militaries around the world. This engine has full DirectX support.


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 primary executable is named ArmA2Server.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.68 GB (1,798,776,749 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bistudio.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 free
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/107400
Estimated size: 1.68 GB

Program filesFiles installed by ARMA 2: Free

Program executable:ArmA2Server.exe
Name:ArmA 2
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 free\ArmA2Server.exe
Additional files:
  • ArmA2Free.exe - ArmA 2 Free
  • arma2.exe - ArmA 2
  • ArmA2Server.exe
  • ijl15.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • UnInstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • arma2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2\arma2.exe'.
  • ArmA2Free.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2 free\ArmA2Free.exe'.

How do I remove ARMA 2: Free?

You can uninstall ARMA 2: Free 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: Free, 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: Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.25%
Windows 10 16.35%
Windows Vista 2.52%
Windows XP 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 8.1 4.40%
Windows 8 3.14%
Windows 10 Home 2.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.66%
  Germany 7.11%
  Canada 4.74%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Australia 2.84%
  Sweden 2.37%
  Turkey 1.90%
  Brazil 1.42%
  Czech Republic 1.42%
  Spain 1.42%
  Finland 1.42%
  France 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  New Zealand 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.56%
Acer 19.77%
ASUS 13.95%
Dell 10.47%
Toshiba 4.65%
Lenovo 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.94%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330B 1.96%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.96%
MSI MS-7673 1.96%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.96%

Publisher URL: www.bistudio.com


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