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Should I remove Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,434
United States Rank #5,446
Reach 0.0696%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.33 days
688.28 days >
Average installed length: 361.64 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour

What is Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour?

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun is a real-time strategy video game developed by Westwood Studios. The gameplay has similar principles to Tiberian Dawn but with newer and upgraded units and structures plus three new types of tiberium that can be harvested. Tiberian Sun relies heavily on science fiction technologies, and introduces a new isometric game engine featuring varying level terrain to give the impression of a true 3D environment. Dynamic lighting allows for day/night cycles and special effects, such as ion storms.

About  (from Electronic Arts)

The hour is now. Prepare to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology against the world’s most powerful Generals in Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour. In the next era of military strategy and might, you’ll need to command a more technologically advanced arsenal to defeat new, more powerful enemies. Th...  Read more


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 generals.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 2.64 MB (2,771,255 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour\Support\EA Help\Technical Support.en_US.rtf
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging -keepMaintenanceLog
Estimated size: 2.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour

Program executable:generals.exe
Name:Command & Conquer™: Generals and Zero Hour
Path:C:\[ games ]\origin\command and conquer generals zero hour\generals.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll - Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour (Game Definition File resources)
  • ContraLauncher.exe
  • d3d8.dll
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • Repair_ROTR.exe
  • ROTR.exe
  • ROTR_Lnchr.exe (by SWR-Productions) - ShockWave Launcher
  • ROTR_Quick.exe
  • ROTR_QW.exe
  • ROTR_Win.exe
  • shw_Lnchr.exe (by SWR-Productions)
  • Uinst_ROTR_Beta17.exe
  • UninstalAxisMatrixB.exe
  • WorldBuilder.exe
  • WorldBuilder_ROTR.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Generals.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D6B0CDA-D4CB-4840-863B-255CCE470996}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Generals.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\EA\Kingdoms Of Amalur Reckoning\Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour\Generals.exe'.

How do I remove Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour?

You can uninstall Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour 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 Command & Conquer™: Generals and Zero Hour, 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 Command & Conquer: Generals and Zero Hour.

Win 10 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.17%
Windows 7 44.93%
Windows Vista 1.68%
Windows XP 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.10%
Windows 8.1 15.19%
Windows 10 Home 14.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.23%
Windows 10 Pro 9.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.36%
  Germany 12.41%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Canada 3.79%
  Netherlands 3.21%
  Australia 2.39%
  DK 2.16%
  Norway 1.57%
  Austria 1.17%
  Sweden 0.99%
  France 0.87%
  Italy 0.82%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Israel 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.80%
Acer 17.26%
Dell 15.04%
ASUS 12.09%
Lenovo 7.67%
Toshiba 5.31%
Alienware 5.16%
MSI 2.95%
Samsung 2.51%
Medion 1.18%
Intel 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.66%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.44%
MSI MS-7821 2.44%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.20%
MSI MS-7721 2.20%

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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