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Should I remove BattleForge?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,792
United States Rank #19,252
Reach 0.0123%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 95.64 days
783.81 days >
Average installed length: 411.83 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is BattleForge?  (from Electronic Arts)

Experience real-time strategy in a whole new dimension! Every battle is different, every army unique. Create your own fighting force from mighty creatures and powerful soldiers. Lead your army in epic online battles - together with your friends or against them!


BattleForge is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. 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 bootstrapper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 6.11 MB (6,403,755 bytes). 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 40% of users of BattleForge come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.battleforge.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\BattleForge\Support\\EA Help\\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\BattleForge\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C580908C-B3BA-4C19-BD60-16F02F272201}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BattleForge

Program executable:bootstrapper.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\electronic arts\battleforge\bootstrapper.exe
Additional files:
  • pluginbasededitor.exe (by EA Phenomic) - ToolFramework Application (EA Phenomic ToolFramework)
  • dvm.dll - TDVM Library
  • BattleForge.exe (by EA Phenomic) - BattleForge
  • bs.dll
  • dvm_bf.dll (by Solidshield Technologies) - DVM Library
  • bf_cr_release.dll
  • bf_logic_release.dll
  • bf_mg_release.dll
  • bf_path_release.dll
  • bf_res_release.dll
  • bf_sim_release.dll
  • bf_vis_release.dll
  • foundationr.dll
  • GDFBinary.dll
  • toolframework.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Bootstrapper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4954CDF-7A8E-4271-891C-5D0803C307F7}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Bootstrapper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\BattleForge\Bootstrapper.exe'.
  • BattleForge.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\BattleForge\BattleForge.exe'.

How do I remove BattleForge?

You can uninstall BattleForge 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 BattleForge™, 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 BattleForge.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.84%
Windows 10 17.28%
Windows Vista 6.58%
Windows XP 3.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.58%
Windows 7 Professional 8.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.35%
Windows 8 4.94%
Windows 8 Pro 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Germany 12.14%
  France 6.07%
  Canada 3.93%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.21%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Poland 2.86%
  Australia 1.79%
  DK 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%
  Austria 1.43%
  Brazil 1.43%
  Czech Republic 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.25%
Acer 18.25%
Hewlett-Packard 13.14%
ASUS 11.68%
Intel 5.11%
Medion 5.11%
Samsung 4.38%
Toshiba 3.65%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Apple 1.46%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.39%
ASUS All Series 3.39%
MEDION MS-7797 2.54%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.69%
Dell Inspiron N5040 1.69%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.69%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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