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Should I remove GTA San Andreas?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,832
United States Rank #3,973
Reach 0.3651%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.65 days
579.63 days >
Average installed length: 304.55 days


3.00.000 0.03%
1.00.0001 0.01%
1.00.00001 99.58%
1.00.0000 0.01%
1.00 0.03% 0.01%
1.0.0 0.03%
1.0 0.26%

GTA San Andreas

What is GTA San Andreas?

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an open world action-adventure video game.

About  (from Rockstar Games)

It may not be a splashy leap forward, but Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in its own deep, dark way does just as much to move and revolutionize video games as its two predecessors, Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. As in previous installments, here you play as a thug with problems you ...  Read more


GTA San Andreas is a software program developed by Rockstar Games. The most common release is 1.00.00001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 gta_sa.exe. The setup package generally installs about 352 files and is usually about 15.11 MB (15,848,178 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 20% of users of GTA San Andreas come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rockstargames.com
Help link: www.RockstarGames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\GTA San Andreas
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 15.11 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by GTA San Andreas

Program executable:gta_sa.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\GTA San Andreas\gta_sa.exe
Additional files:
  • GTA-SA +113 Trainer.exe (by Virus) - GTA: San Andreas +113 Trainer v1.4 by Virus
  • d3d9.dll (by spookie corporation) - Direct3D9 Wrapper, by spookie (Direct3D9 Wrapper)
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • dinput8.dll (by PowerUp Software) - Pinnacle Game Hook File
  • gta_samgr.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Debugview (DebugView)
  • samp-server.exe - SA-MP dedicated server
  • setup.exe - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • samp_debug.exe - launch3 Application (SA-MP launcher)
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - Product Activation (PA Unlock DLL)
  • dsound.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - Creative ALchemy
  • Multi Theft Auto.exe (by Multi Theft Auto) - MTA San Andreas (Multi Theft Auto Launcher)
  • Uninstall.exe (by Multi Theft Auto) - Multi Theft Auto Full Installer
  • d3d95.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • d3d96.dll (by ENB)
  • ELMConfigTool.exe - ELMConfigTool
  • Alcohol.ExE (by Alcohol Soft Development Team) - Alcohol 120%
  • eax.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - EAX Unified
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • samp-npc.exe - SA-MP NPC
  • saCamHack.exe (by ToCA EDIT) - CamHack
  • samp.dll (by SA-MP TEAM) - SA-MP (SA-MP Client DLL)
  • SAAC.exe (by ToCA EDIT) - SAAC
  • SAAC2.exe
  • announce.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • d3d97.dll
  • GGMM.exe
  • gta_sa_jp_loader.exe
  • gta-vc.exe
  • ogg.dll
  • proxy_sa.exe
  • rcon.exe
  • samp.exe
  • SAMPUninstall.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Uninstall_mod_sa.exe
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll
  • vorbishooked.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • gta_sa.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DC05490F-39AD-4619-801C-71F1EFE9022E}' (runs on registration).
  • samp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98383C11-E942-4DBD-8B44-832733B18454}' (runs on registration).
  • gta-vc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2701BAB1-F278-493F-8C20-D9EB4BA3B07A}'.
  • GGMM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{15140DF9-1D0A-4B88-A8AE-DE1A29508C75}'.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • gta-vc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto Vice City\gta-vc.exe'.
  • gta_sa.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\GTA San Andreas\gta_sa.EXE'.
  • samp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\GTAsanAndreas\GTA San Andreas\samp.exe'.

How do I remove GTA San Andreas?

You can uninstall GTA San Andreas 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 GTA San Andreas, 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 GTA San Andreas.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.85%
Windows 10 26.69%
Windows XP 5.15%
Windows Vista 2.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.89%
Windows 7 Professional 8.91%
Windows 8.1 5.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.16%
  Brazil 6.98%
  Italy 4.24%
  France 3.88%
  Romania 3.72%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Netherlands 2.84%
  Turkey 2.82%
  Poland 2.81%
  MA 2.39%
  Argentina 1.90%
  Hungary 1.85%
  India 1.80%
  Czech Republic 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.18%
Acer 22.21%
Dell 14.17%
ASUS 13.26%
Lenovo 5.08%
Samsung 5.05%
Toshiba 4.88%
Intel 1.42%
American Megatrends 0.87%
MSI 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.18%
ASUS All Series 4.16%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.52%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.25%

About Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games is a video game developer/publisher owned by Take-Two Interactive and is mostly known for Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, and Red Dead, series and the use of open world, free roaming settings in their games.
Publisher URL: www.rockstargames.com


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