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BlackSite: Area 51


BlackSite: Area 51 is a program developed by Midway Home Entertainment. 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 software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 11.09 MB (11,625,978 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 69% of users of BlackSite: Area 51 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Midway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Midway Home Entertainment\BlackSite Area 51
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8236D2E9-2528-4C5C-ABA3-E0B8B657A297}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.09 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by BlackSite: Area 51

  • BlacksiteGDF.dll - Blacksite GDF
  • BlackSite.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • BlackSite_1_2.exe (by Pocket Soft) - RTPatch (RTPatch Executable)
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • CookerTools.dll
  • d3dx9_28.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_30.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dx9_33.dll
  • d3dx9_34.dll
  • d3dx9d_28.dll - Debug
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DebuggerInterface.dll (by Harmon Enterprizes) - Warfare debugging interface for WOTgreal
  • DFEngine.dll (by DoubleFusion) - DFEngine Dynamic Link Library
  • ENCVAG.DLL (by Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • FrontEndUtils.dll
  • FxGraphLayout.dll
  • libcgc.dll
  • libresample.dll
  • MCELauncher.exe
  • MSVCP70.DLL - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • MSVCP71.dll
  • msvcp71d.dll
  • MSVCR70.DLL - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr71d.dll
  • NxCooking.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • PCTools.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • Stats.dll (by Epic Games) - Unreal Engine 3.0 (UE3.0 Stats Common Classes)
  • WizardFramework.dll (by Divelements Limited - http://www.divil.co.uk/net/) - Wizard Framework (Wizard Framework (Commercial Version))
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs)
  • wxdockitu.dll
  • wxdockitud.dll
  • wxmsw253u.dll
  • wxmsw253ud.dll
  • wxmsw262u.dll
  • wxmsw262ud.dll
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput9_1_0.dll - XNA Common Controller Beta

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BlackSite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Midway Home Entertainment\BlackSite Area 51\Binaries\BlackSite.exe'.

How do I remove BlackSite: Area 51?

You can uninstall BlackSite: Area 51 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 BlackSite: Area 51, 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 BlackSite: Area 51.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 15.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.44%
  Brazil 5.56%
  Canada 2.78%
  France 2.78%
  Hungary 2.78%
  Iran 2.78%
  Italy 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Romania 2.78%
  RS 2.78%
  South Africa 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.75%
Acer 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Samsung 6.25%
Gateway 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Common models
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 6.67%
MSI MS-7788 6.67%
Micro-Star MS-7577 6.67%
HP-Pavilion AZ237AV-ABA e... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1235 6.67%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 6.67%


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