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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,847
United States Rank #28,354
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.07 days
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Average installed length: 357.56 days


What is Praetorians?  (from Pyro Studios)

Praetorians is set amidst the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire. You will be transported back to the dusty battlefields of Egypt, the combat theaters of Gaul and finally to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy in the crusade to become Emperor. Your quest will not be easy, as the Empire is heavily defe...  Read more


Praetorians is a program developed by Pyro Studios. 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 Praetorians.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 481.81 MB (505,209,653 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 21% of users of Praetorians come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pyrostudios.com
Help link: www.eidosinteractive.co.uk/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AAC8AF92-DAEC-
Estimated size: 481.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Praetorians

Program executable:Praetorians.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\Praetorians.exe
Additional files:
  • DLLDShow.dll
  • DLLSonido.dll
  • praetorians.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Ogg.dll
  • Praetorians Trainer 1.02.exe
  • Praetorians-iMSDOX.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • Vorbis.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Praetorians.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F09CE49C-88C8-4A3B-8ABA-DCBF11592769}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Praetorians.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\Praetorians.exe'.

How do I remove Praetorians?

You can uninstall Praetorians 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 Praetorians, 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 Praetorians.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.97%
Windows 10 30.14%
Windows Vista 8.68%
Windows XP 8.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.24%
Windows 8.1 9.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.22%
Windows 10 Home 8.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.19%
  United Kingdom 14.41%
  France 10.59%
  Italy 8.90%
  Germany 6.78%
  Spain 5.51%
  Canada 3.39%
  Netherlands 2.97%
  Belgium 2.12%
  Indonesia 2.12%
  Mexico 2.12%
  Australia 1.69%
  Peru 1.27%
  Philippines 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.40%
Acer 23.02%
Dell 19.05%
ASUS 11.11%
Medion 3.17%
Toshiba 3.17%
Intel 2.38%
Lenovo 2.38%
American Megatrends 1.59%
Apple 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.75%
Gigabyte GA-VM900M 1.83%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.83%
Acer Aspire 7730G 1.83%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.83%

About Pyro Studios

Pyro is a Spanish game design studio best known for their Commandos Franchise.
Publisher URL: www.pyrostudios.com


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