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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,350
United States Rank #24,368
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.31 days
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Average installed length: 190.73 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm


Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 mercenaries2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 5.78 MB (6,065,426 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 48% of users of Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Help link: D:\Mercenaries 2 World in Flames\Support\\EA Help\\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EA Games\Mercenaries 2 World in Flames\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26FDF89A-FA65-4FA2-8522-37CC84DFDCEE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm

Program executable:mercenaries2.exe
Name:Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
Path:C:\Program Files\ea games\mercenaries 2 world in flames\mercenaries2.exe
Additional files:
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • GDFBinary.dll
  • aces.dll (by Gaijin Ent) - War Thunder (Host Library)
  • aces.exe
  • AdminServer.dll
  • AnimationCompiler.exe
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • bsppack.dll
  • bugreporter.dll
  • bugreporter_public.dll
  • cruise.dll
  • d3dx9_32.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_34.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dx9_35.dll
  • d3dx9_36.dll
  • d3dx9d_27.dll - Debug
  • d3dx9d_32.dll
  • d3dx9d_34.dll
  • D3DX9d_36.dll
  • datacache.dll
  • datamodel.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dmserializers.dll
  • engine.dll
  • FarCry2.exe (by Ubisoft Entertainment) - Far Cry 2 (Far Cry® 2)
  • FileSystem_Steam.dll
  • FileSystemOpenDialog.dll - SteamFileDialog Dynamic Link Library (SteamFileDialog DLL)
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Event System)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Net Event System
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex Sound System
  • fraps.exe (by Beepa P/L) - FRAPS (Fraps)
  • fraps32.dll (by Beepa P/L)
  • fraps64.dll
  • frapslcd.dll
  • friendsui.dll (by Valve) - Steam
  • GameUI.dll
  • hl2.exe
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • launcher.exe (by Gaijin Entertainment) - War Thunder Launcher
  • libcurl-ttv.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libmp3lame-ttv.dll
  • libsndfile-1.dll (by Vivox) - Soundfile
  • libx264-128.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Mercenaries2 original.exe (by Pandemic Studios) - Mercenaries 2: World in Flames
  • mercs2server.exe
  • MLoader.exe
  • mpglib.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71d.dll
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71d.dll
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • msvcr80d.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • ortp.dll
  • pcnsl.exe (by Gaijin Ent) - User Interface Application
  • Portal.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • fraps.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B0042ED8-4815-4190-9598-BFE567D511C3}' (runs on registration).
  • Mercenaries2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1BC11F3-3D23-43B7-9BD4-7AB9F89446FA}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • fraps.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FRAPS.
Startup File (User Run)
  • fraps.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Fraps' and executes as C:\FRAPS\FRAPS.EXE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Source SDK Base 2007\hl2.exe'.
  • FarCry2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\farcry2\Far Cry 2\bin\FarCry2.exe'.

How do I remove Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm?

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Or, you can uninstall Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mercenaries 2: World in Flames(tm), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Mercenaries 2: World in Flamestm.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 26.83%
Windows Vista 3.25%
Windows XP 3.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.58%
Windows 8.1 8.94%
Windows 7 Professional 8.13%
Windows 10 Home 4.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.89%
  United Kingdom 7.04%
  Canada 5.63%
  Brazil 3.52%
  Australia 2.82%
  Netherlands 2.82%
  Sweden 2.82%
  Argentina 2.11%
  Germany 2.11%
  Indonesia 2.11%
  Spain 1.41%
  Romania 1.41%
  Belgium 0.70%
  Switzerland 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 19.44%
Dell 13.89%
ASUS 11.11%
Alienware 6.94%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Intel 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.27%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-MPC 2.27%

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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