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Should I remove Battlefield: Bad Company 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,334
United States Rank #4,424
Reach 0.1694%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.53 days
517.10 days >
Average installed length: 271.69 days


VersionDistribution 22.73% 77.27%

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2

What is Battlefield: Bad Company 2?  (from Electronic Arts)

Battlefield: Bad Company is the first game built from the ground up for next-generation consoles using DICE’s bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, delivering unrivalled graphics, effects and gameplay. Bad Company leads gamers far from the traditional frontlines on a wild ride with a group of renegade soldiers who decid...  Read more


Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 bfbc2updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 130 files and is usually about 8.34 MB (8,744,987 bytes). The installed file BFBC2Updater.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 34% of users of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: battlefieldbadcompany2.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\Battlefield Bad Company 2\Support\\EA Help\\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Battlefield Bad Company 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3AC8457C-0385-4BEA-A959-E095F05D6D67}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Program executable:bfbc2updater.exe
Name:Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2 Updater
Path:C:\bf33\battlefield bad company 2\bfbc2updater.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll - Battlefield - Bad Company 2 (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • Battlefield Bad Company 2_code.exe - Unified Registration code installer program
  • Battlefield Bad Company 2_uninst.exe - Registration code installer program
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • BFBC2Game.exe (by EA Digital Illusions CE AB)
  • dinput8.dll (by PowerUp Software) - Pinnacle Game Hook File
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • rld.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BFBC2Game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEB11672-C005-4A67-B438-13EFAB1772A2}' (runs on registration).
  • BFBC2Updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4A8A5DE-92FB-4BF3-958F-4BF1C1B8CE7A}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • BFBC2Updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\BFBC\BFBC2Updater.exe'.
  • BFBC2Game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Battlefield Bad Company 2\BFBC2Game.exe'.

How do I remove Battlefield: Bad Company 2?

You can uninstall Battlefield: Bad Company 2 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 Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2, 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 Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.22%
Windows 10 27.66%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Windows XP 1.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.25%
Windows 7 Professional 9.87%
Windows 8.1 5.31%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.25%
Windows 10 Home 4.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.24%
  Germany 13.61%
  United Kingdom 5.04%
  France 4.61%
  Canada 2.84%
  Poland 2.81%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Sweden 2.14%
  Italy 2.14%
  Brazil 1.90%
  Finland 1.74%
  Australia 1.69%
  Russia 1.42%
  Spain 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.83%
Acer 17.11%
ASUS 16.58%
Dell 15.06%
Lenovo 5.02%
Intel 2.31%
Samsung 2.05%
Alienware 1.52%
Toshiba 1.39%
MSI 1.32%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
MSI MS-7758 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.96%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 1.81%

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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