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Quake Wars


Quake Wars is a software program developed by Splash Damage. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 4.67 MB (4,895,676 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quake Wars
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Quake Wars\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Quake Wars\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 4.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quake Wars

  • etqw.exe - Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars
  • etqwded.exe
  • serverlauncher.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • Shortcut.exe (by Optimum X) - Optimum X Shortcut (Creates, modifies or queries Windows shell links (shortcuts))
  • cgx86.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • gdf.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • mac3r.dll
  • trainer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • etqw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9AD6E2C-7AAA-466D-8930-50E88A92028F}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • etqwded.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Enemy Territory - QUAKE Wars\etqwded.exe'.
  • etqw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Enemy Territory - QUAKE Wars\etqw.exe'.

How do I remove Quake Wars?

You can uninstall Quake Wars 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 Quake Wars, 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 Quake Wars.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 10 Pro 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
HP ProBook 4540s 33.33%
Gateway DX4850 33.33%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 33.33%


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