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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,438
United States Rank #5,767
Reach 0.0566%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.23 days
626.16 days >
Average installed length: 329.00 days


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Dragon Age II


Dragon Age II is a 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 main program executable is dragonage2.exe. The software installer includes 67 files and is usually about 5.15 MB (5,400,247 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Dragon Age II come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\GAMES\Dragon Age II\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\Dragon Age 2\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging
Estimated size: 5.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon Age II

Program executable:dragonage2.exe
Name:Dragon Age II
Path:C:\games\dragon age ii\bin_ship\dragonage2.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll - Dragon Age 2 (Game Definition File resources)
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • ActivationUI.exe - activation (activation UI)
  • Activation.dll - EA DRM (EA DRM Helper)
  • activation.exe
  • awc.dll
  • EACore.dll - EA Access Server
  • EACoreServer.exe - EA Core Server Application
  • EAProxyInstaller.exe
  • AutoRun.exe - EA Installer
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • DA2_HiResTexturePack.exe (by BioWare) - Dragon Age II (Dragon Age II PRC Installer)
  • da2gdf.dll - Dragon Age 2 Game Definition File
  • DAO_WardensKeep.exe (by BioWare) - Dragon Age: Origins (Aggiornamento per Dragon Age: Origins)
  • Dragon Age 2_code.exe - Unified Registration code installer program
  • DragonAge2-1.04.exe - Dragon Age II Installer
  • DragonAge2Config.exe - Dragon Age II Configuration Utility
  • DragonAge2Launcher.exe - Launcher Application
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • EASetup.exe
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • GDFBinary_es_ES.dll
  • GDFBinary_fr_FR.dll
  • GDFBinary_it_IT.dll
  • GDFBinary_pl_PL.dll
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr100d.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr80.dll
  • Nexus Mod Manager-0.45.6.exe (by Black Tree Gaming) - Nexus Mod Manager (Nexus Mod Manager Setup)
  • nxcharacter.dll (by NVIDIA) - NxCharacter Dynamic Link Library
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • physxcooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • physxcore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • physxloader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • qcncodecs4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qgif4.dll
  • qico4.dll
  • qjpcodecs4.dll
  • qjpeg4.dll
  • qkrcodecs4.dll
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • qtwcodecs4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • umbra32.dll (by Umbra Software) - Umbra Engine Booster [Internal] (Umbra Occlusion Booster Runtime Library (DLL))
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DragonAge2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A4B4659-EB36-4187-9577-1933075CFD18}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • DragonAge2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Dragon Age II\bin_ship\DragonAge2.exe'.
  • DragonAge2Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Geimai\Dragon Age 2\DragonAge2Launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Dragon Age II?

You can uninstall Dragon Age II 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 Dragon Age™ II, 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 Dragon Age II.

Win 10 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.22%
Windows 7 45.89%
Windows Vista 0.72%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.45%
Windows 8.1 17.19%
Windows 10 Home 15.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.27%
Windows 7 Professional 8.19%
Windows 10 Pro 7.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.28%
  United Kingdom 6.48%
  Germany 6.41%
  Canada 5.05%
  France 2.52%
  Sweden 2.11%
  Australia 2.05%
  Italy 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  Brazil 1.36%
  Norway 1.16%
  Finland 1.02%
  DK 1.02%
  Poland 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 17.21%
Hewlett-Packard 15.16%
Dell 11.27%
Acer 11.27%
Lenovo 8.61%
Alienware 7.79%
MSI 4.51%
Toshiba 3.48%
Medion 2.66%
Intel 1.23%
Samsung 0.82%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.92%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.79%
LENOVO 20378 2.79%
MSI MS-7693 2.51%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 1.96%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.96%

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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