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Area-51 Retail


Area-51 Retail is a program developed by Via Mala 2008. 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 main program executable is A51.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,056,496 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 62% of users of Area-51 Retail come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and AL.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acresso.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Area-51 Retail\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{804F173C-DEA7-4C42-9CBE-B44FC202D584}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Area-51 Retail

Program executable:A51.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Area-51 Retail\A51.exe
Additional files:
  • A51.exe
  • A51.dll (by Midway) - Area 51 (Protection Library)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • A51.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CAE3E898-EF76-44F7-BE48-76F9027531CE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Area-51 Retail?

Quickly and completely remove Area-51 Retail from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Area-51 Retail 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 Area-51 Retail, 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 Area-51 Retail.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.63%
Windows 10 42.11%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  Brazil 11.54%
  AL 3.85%
  Argentina 3.85%
  Australia 3.85%
  Ecuador 3.85%
  Spain 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Guatemala 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Alienware 6.67%
Common models
Intel Corporation Intel p... 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 6.25%
Sony SVE14124CLB 6.25%
Packard Bell imedia S3720 6.25%
LENOVO 20DM000VUS 6.25%


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