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Should I remove Grand Theft Auto San Andreas?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,702
United States Rank #46,543
Reach 0.0172%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.79 days
495.17 days >
Average installed length: 260.18 days


v1.2 0.59%
1.00.00001 98.82%
1.00.0000 0.29%
1.0 0.29%

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

What is Grand Theft Auto San Andreas?  (from Rockstar Games)

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas... a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. Where film stars and millionaires do their best to avoid the dealers and gang-bangers. Now, it's the early 90s. Carl's got to go home. His mother has been mur...  Read more


Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is a program developed by Rockstar Games. The most used version 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 main program executable is gta_sa.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 15.15 MB (15,886,917 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 83% of users of Grand Theft Auto San Andreas come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gta-sanandreas.com
Help link: www.RockstarNorth.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\GEMEIN~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{086BA
Estimated size: 15.15 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

Program executable:gta_sa.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto San Andreas\gta_sa.exe
Additional files:
  • d3d9.dll (by PiZZADOX) - PiZZADOX Trainer, by spookie (Direct3D Wrapper)
  • 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
  • ogg.dll
  • samp.exe
  • SAMPUninstall.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisFile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 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).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • 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 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 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.80%
Windows 10 17.99%
Windows Vista 5.90%
Windows XP 5.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.48%
Windows 7 Professional 9.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.17%
Windows 8.1 7.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.04% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 83.04%
  Austria 4.97%
  United States 4.68%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  Poland 0.88%
  Czech Republic 0.58%
  Italy 0.58%
  MK 0.29%
  Slovenia 0.29%
  UA 0.29%
  France 0.29%
  Mexico 0.29%
  Japan 0.29%
  Romania 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.12%
ASUS 16.76%
Medion 16.76%
Hewlett-Packard 15.03%
Lenovo 7.51%
Dell 5.78%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Toshiba 1.16%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.65%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.92%
ASUSTeK K73SV 2.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.19%
MEDION MS-7800 2.19%

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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