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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,785
United States Rank #8,654
Reach 0.0285%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.75 days
376.27 days >
Average installed length: 197.70 days

Rome: Total War - Alexander

Overview

Rome: Total War - Alexander is a program developed by The Creative Assembly. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 RomeTW-ALX.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 34.59 MB (36,267,419 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 62% of users of Rome: Total War - Alexander come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.totalwar.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Rome Total War Alexander
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/4770
Estimated size: 34.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Rome: Total War - Alexander

Program executable:RomeTW-ALX.exe
Name:Rome: Total War - Alexander
Path:C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Rome Total War Alexander\RomeTW-ALX.exe
MD5:d2ad175e7a457e7bc1d03fbe1e905ad4
Additional files:
  • RomeTW-ALX.exe - Rome: Total War - Alexander
  • Uninstal.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • lotr-tw v3.0 uninstall.exe
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • streaming_client.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • JSGME.exe (by JoneSoft) - Generic Mod Enabler (Generic Mod Enabler Application)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • LOTRTW_v2.0b_OB1.exe - The Lord of the Rings - Total War OPEN BETA Install Program
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • RomeTW.exe - Rome: Total War
  • RomeTW-BI.exe - Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamTmp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallJRTWAEBMMP.exe
  • video.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC29CBDA-1EA3-44CC-882F-AFADB7D351AB}' (runs on registration).
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Login.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
  • steamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • RomeTW.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Pelit\SteamApps\common\Rome Total War Gold\RomeTW.exe'.
  • RomeTW-BI.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Pelit\SteamApps\common\Rome Total War Gold\RomeTW-BI.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • RomeTW-ALX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Rome Total War Alexander\testappa.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to 65.119.212.110 (port 27019).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:194
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Steam.exe
Memory:135.83 MB
Total CPU:0.0002740424%
Kernel CPU:0.00018112%
User CPU:0.00009292%
CPU cycles/sec:21,119,105
Switches/sec:655
I/O reads/min:15.66 KB
I/O writes/min:110.91 KB
steamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

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  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.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Rome: Total War - Alexander.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.71%
Windows 10 38.11%
Windows Vista 3.09%
Windows XP 1.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.88%
Windows 8.1 13.14%
Windows 10 Home 12.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.12%
Windows 7 Professional 6.75%
Windows 10 Pro 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.26%
  United Kingdom 11.72%
  Canada 4.09%
  Germany 3.81%
  France 2.18%
  Australia 2.04%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Brazil 1.23%
  DK 1.09%
  Italy 0.95%
  Ireland 0.82%
  Belgium 0.68%
  Norway 0.54%
  Singapore 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.49%
Dell 17.65%
ASUS 15.03%
GIGABYTE 12.42%
Acer 8.50%
Lenovo 6.21%
Alienware 4.25%
Samsung 3.92%
MSI 3.59%
Toshiba 2.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.63%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.59%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.07%
Dell XPS 8300 2.07%

About The Creative Assembly

The Creative Assembly is a video game developer.
Publisher URL: www.creative-assembly.com

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