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Should I remove EA Shared Game Component: Activation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,130
United States Rank #9,123
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.71 days
1049.26 days >
Average installed length: 551.31 days


VersionDistribution 0.65% 92.44% 6.91%

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EA Shared Game Component: Activation


EA Shared Game Component: Activation is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named activation.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 610.05 KB (624,688 bytes). 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 66% of users of EA Shared Game Component: Activation come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\activation\
Uninstaller: msiexec /qb /x {217EC467-61C4-1939-3BBF-4FA4CAEA42FF}
Estimated size: 610.05 KB

Program filesFiles installed by EA Shared Game Component: Activation

Program executable:activation.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\electronic arts\activation\activation.exe

How do I remove EA Shared Game Component: Activation?

You can uninstall EA Shared Game Component: Activation 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 EA Shared Game Component: Activation, 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 EA Shared Game Component: Activation.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.58%
Windows 10 37.98%
Windows Vista 2.15%
Windows XP 1.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 8.1 11.26%
Windows 10 Home 11.26%
Windows 7 Professional 8.66%
Windows 10 Pro 7.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  France 4.49%
  Germany 4.49%
  Canada 3.10%
  United Kingdom 2.79%
  Australia 2.01%
  Russia 1.86%
  Norway 1.39%
  Italy 1.39%
  Finland 1.24%
  DK 1.24%
  Poland 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  Spain 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.52%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 14.10%
Acer 11.54%
Alienware 8.97%
Lenovo 4.70%
Intel 2.14%
Toshiba 2.14%
MSI 1.28%
Samsung 1.28%
Apple 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.89%
ASUS All Series 4.35%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.26%
Alienware Aurora-R4 3.26%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 3.26%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.17%

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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