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Should I remove Microsoft Rise Of Nations?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,800
United States Rank #6,873
Reach 0.0637%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.53 days
635.25 days >
Average installed length: 333.78 days

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Microsoft Rise Of Nations


Microsoft Rise Of Nations is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 rise.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 62.34 MB (65,364,610 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 44% of users of Microsoft Rise Of Nations come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations\UNINSTAL.EXE" /runtemp /addremove
Estimated size: 62.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Rise Of Nations

Program executable:rise.exe
Name:Rise of Nations
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft games\rise of nations\rise.exe
Additional files:
  • pp_unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Win9x Supplemental Unicode eXtension)
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU)
  • dbghelp.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • EBUEula.dll - EulaDll de Microsoft Corporation (EulaDll)
  • Eulaxp1.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • mgspidx.dll
  • Setupenu.dll - Microsoft Games Setup (Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup Resources)
  • StpENUx.dll
  • UNINSTAL.EXE - Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • pidgenx.dll
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rise.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E73D8F3B-8A56-4FC7-9D1F-31FBF6781094}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rise.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations\rise.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Rise Of Nations?

You can uninstall Microsoft Rise Of Nations 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 Microsoft Rise Of Nations, 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 Microsoft Rise Of Nations.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.18%
Windows 10 22.89%
Windows Vista 7.15%
Windows XP 4.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.29%
Windows 7 Professional 8.31%
Windows 8.1 6.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.40%
  Germany 6.77%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  Australia 3.49%
  India 3.49%
  Canada 2.88%
  Indonesia 2.68%
  France 2.55%
  Italy 2.28%
  Netherlands 2.15%
  New Zealand 1.68%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Spain 1.21%
  Belgium 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.62%
Dell 19.31%
Acer 18.29%
ASUS 9.85%
Toshiba 8.06%
Lenovo 5.37%
Samsung 3.20%
American Megatrends 1.02%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.87%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.87%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.87%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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