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Should I remove Dragon Age: Origins?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,432
United States Rank #4,356
Reach 0.1194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 176.66 days
772.35 days >
Average installed length: 405.81 days


1.05 22.13%
1.04 34.45%
1.03 11.13%
1.02 2.04%
1.01 1.27%
1.00 28.97%

Other programs by Electronic Arts

Dragon Age: Origins

What is Dragon Age: Origins?

Dragon Age: Origins is a third-person single-player role-playing video game developed by BioWare's Edmonton studio and published by Electronic Arts. Set in the fictional kingdom of Ferelden during a period of civil strife, the player assumes the role of a warrior, mage or rogue coming from an elven, human, or dwarven background who must unite the kingdom to fight an impending invasion by demonic forces. BioWare describes Dragon Age: Origins as a "dark heroic fantasy set in a unique world", and a spiritual successor to their Baldur's Gate series of games, which took place in the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting of the Dungeons & Dragons franchise. The game incorporates 6 "origins", the choice depending on the race and class chosen. For example, a dwarf noble begins the game as part of the dwarven royal family, whereas in the dwarf commoner origin, the player starts as a "lowborn" living in poverty. In the human noble origin, the player begins as a Cousland, one of the human noble families in Ferelden. Elven and human mages start their story off in the Ferelden's circle of magi. Origin stories determine the background of the player's character prior to the main events of the game's story, forming an introduction to the world (and a gameplay tutorial) while also comprising hours of play. Events of an individual origin are reflected in the game story and characters. Characters that the player meets during the origin story may reappear throughout the game, some as adversaries.


The most common release is 1.04, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named daoriginsconfig.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 27.54 MB (28,882,232 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Help link: D:\Program\Dragon Age\docs\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\bioware
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\BioWare\Uninstall Dragon Age.exe
Estimated size: 27.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dragon Age: Origins

Program executable:daoriginsconfig.exe
Path:C:\origin games\dragon age\bin_ship\daoriginsconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • saferun.dll (by BioWare) - SafeRun (SafeRun DLL)
  • saferun.exe (by BioWare) - SafeRun Application

How do I remove Dragon Age: Origins?

You can uninstall Dragon Age: Origins 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: Origins, 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: Origins.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.11%
Windows 10 24.68%
Windows Vista 4.66%
Windows XP 2.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.56%
Windows 7 Professional 9.07%
Windows 8.1 8.22%
Windows 10 Home 4.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.32%
  Germany 9.24%
  United Kingdom 5.31%
  France 5.24%
  Canada 3.93%
  Australia 3.11%
  Sweden 2.09%
  Brazil 1.84%
  Italy 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Belgium 1.13%
  Finland 1.13%
  Poland 1.03%
  Spain 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.28%
Hewlett-Packard 17.47%
Acer 16.41%
ASUS 15.19%
Toshiba 3.90%
Samsung 3.49%
Lenovo 3.33%
Alienware 2.92%
MSI 1.46%
Intel 1.22%
Medion 0.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
MSI MS-7751 2.37%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.98%

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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