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Rise of Nations Gold

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Rise of Nations Gold is a 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 main program executable is thrones.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 1.45 MB (1,516,512 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 23% of users of Rise of Nations Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games/thronesandpatriots
Help link: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations\Uninstal.exe" /runtemp /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Rise of Nations Gold

Program executable:thrones.exe
Name:Rise of Nations
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft games\rise of nations\thrones.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 - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • Eulaxp1.dll
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • mgspidx.dll
  • Ronsetup.exe - Microsoft Games Setup (Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup)
  • Setupenu.dll - Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup Resources
  • Uninstal.exe
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • pidgenx.dll
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • thrones.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1BFA810-34F9-4173-ADC4-8D55DB77C3AF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • thrones.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations\thrones.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Rise of Nations Gold 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 Rise of Nations Gold, 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 Rise of Nations Gold.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.11%
Windows 10 19.64%
Windows XP 3.57%
Windows Vista 2.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.04%
Windows 10 Pro 4.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.69%
  Mexico 15.97%
  Argentina 12.61%
  Colombia 8.40%
  Spain 8.40%
  Brazil 3.36%
  Australia 2.52%
  Turkey 2.52%
  Chile 1.68%
  France 1.68%
  Indonesia 1.68%
  India 1.68%
  El Salvador 1.68%
  TN 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.63%
Hewlett-Packard 19.74%
Dell 14.47%
ASUS 11.84%
Lenovo 5.26%
Samsung 5.26%
Toshiba 3.95%
Intel 2.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.17%
Acer Aspire E5-473 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.09%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F750 1.09%
VIT VIT P3400 1.09%

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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