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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,436
United States Rank #11,142
Reach 0.0199%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.14 days
653.02 days >
Average installed length: 343.11 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Mass Effect 3 Demo

What is Mass Effect 3 Demo?

Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows. Combat system in Mass Effect 3 has been changed and refined. In particular, the cover system has been improved. There are more options for moving around the battlefield and scoring instant melee kills. More conventional grenades are available and an improved artificial intelligence is introduced. A four player multiplayer co-op mode is also available. Gameplay in Mass Effect 3 is influenced by decisions made in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, for players who have completed those 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 main program executable is masseffect3demo.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 129.31 MB (135,590,702 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Mass Effect 3 Demo\Support\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Mass Effect 3 Demo\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\Mass Effect 3 Demo\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging
Estimated size: 129.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mass Effect 3 Demo

Program executable:masseffect3demo.exe
Name:Mass Effect(TM) 3 Demo
Path:C:\Program Files\origin games\mass effect 3 demo\binaries\win32\masseffect3demo.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll - Mass Effect 3 Demo (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • EAProxyInstaller.exe - EA Installer Proxy Application
  • EACoreServer.exe - EA Core Server Application
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • EACore.dll - EA Access Server
  • activation.exe - activation
  • awc.dll - EA DRM (EA DRM Helper)
  • atiags.dll (by AMD) - ATI GPU Service (Shared Library for AGS)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • GDFBinary_it_IT.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • MassEffect3DemoConfig.exe (by BioWare) - Mass Effect 3 (Mass Effect 3 Configuration Utility)
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • PhysX_9.10.0513_SystemSoftware.exe (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA PhysX
  • PhysXExtensions.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (EG))
  • qcncodecs4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qgif4.dll
  • qico4.dll
  • qjpcodecsd4.dll
  • qjpeg4.dll
  • qkrcodecs4.dll
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • qtwcodecs4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll - QtWebKit
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • vcredist_x86.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • MassEffect3Demo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6BF97EB9-6DDC-45AB-8F5F-DFCFB74308B2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Mass Effect 3 Demo?

You can uninstall Mass Effect 3 Demo 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 Mass Effect™ 3 Demo, 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 Mass Effect 3 Demo.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.73%
Windows 10 34.18%
Windows Vista 2.81%
Windows XP 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.05%
Windows 8.1 13.78%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 10 Home 4.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.37%
  Germany 9.47%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Canada 4.54%
  Australia 1.97%
  Italy 1.97%
  Sweden 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Switzerland 1.18%
  New Zealand 1.18%
  Brazil 0.79%
  Taiwan 0.79%
  Finland 0.79%
  Israel 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.24%
Acer 16.99%
Dell 16.02%
ASUS 11.65%
Lenovo 5.83%
Toshiba 4.37%
Alienware 2.43%
Intel 2.43%
American Megatrends 0.97%
Sony 0.97%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.72%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.99%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.24%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.24%
Dell XPS 8500 2.24%
Dell XPS 8300 2.24%

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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