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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #11,712
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 447.33 days

Arma 3 Alpha

What is Arma 3 Alpha?

ARMA 3 is an open world tactical shooter video game set in the near-future during the mid-2030s, where NATO forces deployed in the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea are trying to hold off a massive Iranian military offensive from the east. An alpha version of the game allows players to experience the game during development, as well as assist in development by reporting bugs and giving feedback on their experience.


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 primary executable is named arma3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 3.9 MB (4,091,968 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bistudio.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/107410
Estimated size: 3.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Arma 3 Alpha

Program executable:arma3.exe
Name:Arma 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3\arma3.exe
Additional files:
  • arma3launcher.exe - Arma 3 Launcher
  • arma3server.exe - Arma 3 Alpha
  • arma3diag.exe - Arma 3

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • arma3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{190AE1B2-5BF1-430A-B132-0E4EBA166FEC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Arma 3 Alpha?

You can uninstall Arma 3 Alpha 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 3 Alpha, 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 3 Alpha.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.61%
Windows 10 18.74%
Windows Vista 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.39%
Windows 7 Professional 12.20%
Windows 8 5.45%
Windows 8.1 3.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.64%
  United Kingdom 8.88%
  Australia 6.16%
  Germany 4.89%
  Canada 4.71%
  France 3.80%
  Finland 2.72%
  DK 2.17%
  Sweden 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Norway 1.99%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Italy 1.09%
  Spain 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.09%
Hewlett-Packard 19.16%
Dell 10.75%
Acer 10.28%
Alienware 8.88%
Lenovo 3.27%
MSI 3.27%
Intel 1.40%
Common models
Alienware Alienware X51 4.24%
Dell XPS 8300 3.64%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 3.03%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.03%
MSI MS-7681 3.03%
MSI MS-7751 3.03%

Publisher URL: www.bistudio.com


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