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ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead

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What is ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead?  (from Bohemia Interactive)

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead boasts the most realistic combat environment in the world. It models real world ballistics & round deflection, thermal imaging, materials penetration, features a realtime day/night cycle and dynamic wind, weather and environmental effects. You will enlist into various roles within the US Arm...  Read more


ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead is a software 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 primary executable is named arma2oa.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files. The installed file DayZUpdater.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 37% of users of ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arma2.com/agegate/agegate.html
Help link: www.arma2.com/support/support_en.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bohemia Interactive\ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3D585418-C5D3-4918-ADB2-5F217F4835B6}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead

Program executable:arma2oa.exe
Name:ArmA 2 OA
Path:C:\Program Files\bohemia interactive\arma 2 operation arrowhead\arma2oa.exe
Additional files:
  • arma2oaserver.exe - ArmA 2 OA
  • arma2.exe - ArmA 2
  • arma2server.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • _Setup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • aceclippi.exe (by ACE) - ACEClippi
  • aceclippi.resources.dll (by ACE)
  • ARMA2_OA_Build_101480.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Setup SFX)
  • ARMA2_OA_Build_103718.exe (by Igor Pavlov)
  • arma2free.exe - ArmA 2 Free
  • ARMA2OA_Update_160.exe
  • ARMA2OA_Update_162.exe
  • arma2rft.exe
  • Arrowhead_GDF.dll
  • BEClient.dll
  • BEServer.dll
  • Chernarus.exe (by Horizont Chernarus) - 2302
  • DayZLauncher.exe - DayZ Launcher ZEDAR (DayZ Launcher)
  • DayZUpdater.exe
  • explorer1.exe - WindowsApplication1
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • ijl15.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • ISSetup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • jemalloc_bi.dll
  • Lanzador Celta Server.exe
  • Lanzador Dayz Celta Server.exe (by Celta's Server) - Lanzador Dayz CELTA (Lanzador Dayz CELTA v1.1)
  • lua5.1.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • nedmalloc_bi.dll
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Product Activation (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL)
  • process.exe
  • PYGAMERS DayZ Launcher.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime
  • PYGAMERS Launcher BETA.exe
  • setup.exe
  • setup_battleyearma2oa.exe - Bohemia Interactive Setup (Setup)
  • setup_battleyearma2rft.exe
  • TA2DST.exe (by Östgöta Ops) - TA2DST (Tophe's ArmA 2 Dedicates Server Tool)
  • tbb3malloc_bi.dll (by Intel) - TBB based Game Allocator Library (Scalable Allocator library)
  • tbb4malloc_bi.dll
  • tcmalloc_bi.dll
  • turadiots1_32.dll
  • turadiots1_64.dll
  • uninstall_oa.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • arma2oa.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{474EE46D-66F2-43C7-9CBE-CE076908BD6E}' (runs on registration).
  • DayZLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8ED970C6-E9CC-4197-8715-A682C12157CD}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • arma2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\arma 2\arma2.exe'.
  • arma2oa.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead\ArmA2OA.exe'.

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  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.
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  2. When you find the program ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead, 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 ArmA 2 Operation Arrowhead.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.05%
Windows 10 17.07%
Windows Vista 2.44%
Windows XP 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.39%
Windows 8.1 12.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.04%
  Brazil 12.96%
  Germany 5.56%
  Hungary 5.56%
  Australia 3.70%
  Poland 3.70%
  RS 3.70%
  Argentina 1.85%
  Austria 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Czech Republic 1.85%
  DK 1.85%
  Finland 1.85%
  Indonesia 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.95%
Dell 15.79%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
ASUS 13.16%
Toshiba 2.63%
Samsung 2.63%
Medion 2.63%
Lenovo 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 3.23%
MSI MS-7599 3.23%
Micro-Star MS-7529 3.23%
MEDION MS-7748 3.23%
LENOVO 2392AQU 3.23%
Intel Corp. DG41WV 3.23%

Publisher URL: www.bistudio.com


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