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Should I remove RESIDENT EVIL 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,620
United States Rank #13,611
Reach 0.0543%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.57 days
547.83 days >
Average installed length: 287.85 days


VersionDistribution 98.23%
1.0 1.77%

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Resident Evil 5 is an action-adventure third-person shooter video game from an over-the-shoulder perspective. The game features some online elements. Resident Evil 5's main story mode can be played with two players, in a co-operative multiplayer online mode. The feature will allow players to enter or leave any time during the game. Players will not always stick together, and can be separated at points during the gameplay.

About  (from CAPCOM)

Experience the thrill and terror all over again with Resident Evil 5 for Xbox 360. Featuring Chris Redfield of the original Resident Evil and Sheva Alomar, a West African agent of the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA), this sci-fi survival game is staged in a remote desert colony packed with hordes of fa...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 RE5DX9.EXE. The software installer includes 110 files and is usually about 6.78 MB (7,105,481 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.capcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CAPCOM\RESIDENT EVIL 5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AC08BBA0-96B9-431A-A7D0-D8598E493775}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RESIDENT EVIL 5

Program executable:RE5DX9.EXE
Signed by:CAPCOM Co.
Additional files:
  • autorun.exe - RESIDENT EVIL 5 (autorun)
  • Launcher.exe - Launcher
  • RE5DX10.EXE
  • RE5DX9.EXE
  • setup.exe - Setup Launcher
  • xinput1_3.dll - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Activate & Play (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL for Activate & Play)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries: Patch (ENBSeries patch for Resident Evil 5)
  • XLive.dll (by ViRUS) - XLive emulator
  • versus.dll (by maluc) - VERSUS
  • versus.exe (by maluc) - VERSUS Launcher
  • Resident Evil 5 Unlocker.exe (by Christine) - Resident Evil 5 Unlocker

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1DCA61A1-8669-45A5-A0C0-30C9C8D7B171}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RE5DX9.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games\re\RE5DX9.EXE'.
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games\re\Launcher.exe'.
  • RE5DX10.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CAPCOM\RESIDENT EVIL 5\RE5DX10.EXE'.

How do I remove RESIDENT EVIL 5?

You can uninstall RESIDENT EVIL 5 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 RESIDENT EVIL 5, 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 RESIDENT EVIL 5.

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.91%
Windows 10 24.84%
Windows XP 4.39%
Windows Vista 1.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.31%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.22%
  Brazil 11.11%
  Germany 10.29%
  France 3.64%
  Argentina 3.10%
  Taiwan 3.01%
  Colombia 2.82%
  Indonesia 2.82%
  Italy 2.73%
  Poland 2.28%
  Philippines 2.19%
  Peru 2.09%
  Spain 1.91%
  MA 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.49%
Hewlett-Packard 20.39%
ASUS 13.43%
Dell 12.62%
Samsung 6.63%
Toshiba 4.21%
Lenovo 3.40%
Intel 2.59%
MSI 0.97%
Alienware 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.56%
HP 14 Notebook PC 4.81%
ASUS All Series 3.33%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.96%
HP EliteBook 8570w 2.22%
LENOVO 20078 2.22%

About (from CAPCOM)

Capcom began in Japan in 1979 as a manufacturer and distributor of electronic game machines. In 1983 Capcom Co.
Publisher URL: www.capcom.com


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