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Should I remove Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,611
United States Rank #9,517
Reach 0.0251%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.55 days
901.23 days >
Average installed length: 473.53 days


VersionDistribution 2.83%

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas


Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a software program developed by Rockstar Games. 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 139 files and is usually about 7.21 MB (7,561,915 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rockstargames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/12120
Estimated size: 7.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Program executable:gta-sa.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto San Andreas\gta-sa.exe
Additional files:
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • eax.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - EAX Unified
  • samp.dll (by SA-MP TEAM) - SA-MP (SA-MP Client DLL)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • gta_sa.exe
  • samp.exe
  • SAMPUninstall.exe
  • sweet.dll
  • vorbisFile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • gta_sa.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F74F6AB8-7F8D-4FB3-AA90-E1005C42A5E2}' (runs on registration).
  • gta-sa.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EAB692AC-257E-4444-83E2-39DAD0D81581}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • gta-sa.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\steam\SteamApps\common\Grand Theft Auto San Andreas\gta-sa.exe'.

How do I remove Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?

You can uninstall Grand Theft Auto: 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 Grand Theft Auto: 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 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Win 10 79%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.15%
Windows 7 20.65%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.42%
Windows 10 Pro 22.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.10%
Windows 7 Professional 3.85%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.25%
  United Kingdom 7.22%
  Germany 4.66%
  Italy 3.76%
  France 3.01%
  Brazil 2.71%
  Australia 1.80%
  Canada 1.50%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Poland 1.50%
  Czech Republic 1.05%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Belgium 0.90%
  DK 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.14%
ASUS 19.09%
Acer 14.94%
Lenovo 12.45%
Dell 10.37%
Toshiba 4.15%
Alienware 3.73%
Intel 0.83%
MSI 0.83%
Apple 0.41%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.10%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.11%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.59%
MSI MS-7817 2.07%
MSI MS-7821 2.07%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.55%


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