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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,785
United States Rank #22,655
Reach 0.0136%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.52 days
723.37 days >
Average installed length: 380.08 days


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Rome - Total War - Alexander


Rome - Total War - Alexander is a software program developed by The Creative Assembly. 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 primary executable is named RomeTW-ALX.exe. The setup package generally installs about 75 files and is usually about 2.83 MB (2,963,438 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 28% 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: www.sega-europe.com/en/Homepage.htm
Installation folder: C:\Rome - Total War
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6
Estimated size: 2.83 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Rome - Total War - Alexander

Program executable:RomeTW-ALX.exe
Name:Rome: Total War - Alexander
Path:C:\Program Files\The Creative Assembly\Rome - Total War\RomeTW-ALX.exe
Additional files:
  • RomeTW-BI.exe - Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion
  • RomeTW-ALX.exe - Rome: Total War - Alexander
  • RomeTW.exe - Rome: Total War
  • Uninstal.exe
  • lotr-tw v3.0 uninstall.exe
  • awesomium.dll (by Khrona) - Awesomium v1.6 Beta (Awesomium v1.6 RC1)
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • BugslayerUtil.dll (by MSJ Bugslayer Column and the book "Debugging Microsoft Windows Applications") - Bugslayer Utility Routines
  • cine.dll
  • Client.exe
  • CoreLib.dll
  • CrashUpload.exe
  • d3d8.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • Diablo III Launcher.exe (by Blizzard Entertainment) - Blizzard Setup (Diablo III Setup)
  • Diablo III.exe (by Blizzard Entertainment) - Diablo III (Diablo III Retail)
  • eb_documentation.exe (by Europa Barbarorum) - EB Documentation (EB Documentation Setup)
  • eb_rv_setup.exe (by EuropaBarbarorum) - Recruitment Viewer (Recruitment Viewer Setup)
  • EBTrivialScript_setup.exe (by EuropaBarbarorum) - EB Trivial Script Setup
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • granny2.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Granny
  • homeworld.exe
  • icudt42.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icudt49.dll (by The ICU Project)
  • icuin49.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc49.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • ijl15.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • JSGME.exe (by JoneSoft) - Generic Mod Enabler (Generic Mod Enabler Application)
  • kingdoms.exe - Medieval 2 Total War: Kingdoms
  • Launcher.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • LOTRTW_v2.0b_OB.exe - The Lord of the Rings - Total War OPEN BETA Install Program
  • Medieval_TW.exe (by Creative Assembly) - Medieval Total War (Medieval_TW)
  • medieval2.exe - Medieval 2: Total War
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc71d.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Debug Version
  • mss32.dll - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcp71d.dll
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr71d.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • PackCheck.exe
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - Product Activation (PA Unlock DLL)
  • pztrain.exe
  • rgl.dll
  • rgld3d.dll
  • rglsw.dll
  • RomeTW1.exe
  • Shogun2.dll - Total War: Shogun 2
  • Shogun2.exe - Total War: SHOGUN 2
  • SkinLib.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • StarCraft II Editor.exe - StarCraft II Editor (Retail) (StarCraft II Editor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

9 Scheduled Tasks
  • RomeTW.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD8981C5-D04B-499F-86E2-A438CD534C02}' (runs on registration).
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2264BBC-D6CC-40FA-9541-66D578CE83E6}' (runs on registration).
  • RomeTW-BI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{018EA3C2-5E55-44FF-8FC0-2317F47D8D5E}' (runs on registration).
  • medieval2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD953067-C938-44A9-9129-DA76EC16138F}' (runs on registration).
  • StarCraft II.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7C3E4377-27FE-4E06-A161-AFA37C42F00A}' (runs on registration).
  • RomeTW-ALX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5A06B455-71A9-48B0-B42F-605897781618}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 3 more
6 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RomeTW.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The Creative Assembly\Rome - Total War\RomeTW.exe'.
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\potyi\steam\steamapps\common\Medieval II Total War\Launcher.exe'.
  • StarCraft II.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Jeux\StarCraft II\StarCraft II.exe'.
  • StarCraft II Public Test.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Jeux\StarCraft II\StarCraft II Public Test.exe'.
  • RomeTW-BI.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Activision\Rome - Total War\RomeTW-BI.exe'.
  • Diablo III.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Diablo III\Diablo III.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0995126627%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02487817%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.07463450%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,086,040,519
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.39 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.39 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Rome - Total War - Alexander?

You can uninstall Rome - Total War - Alexander 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 Rome - Total War - Alexander, 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 Rome - Total War - Alexander.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.55%
Windows 10 26.12%
Windows Vista 4.85%
Windows XP 4.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.42%
Windows 7 Professional 7.46%
Windows 8.1 6.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.48%
Windows 10 Home 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.84%
  United Kingdom 19.59%
  Canada 4.81%
  Netherlands 4.81%
  Australia 3.78%
  Germany 3.44%
  Belgium 2.75%
  France 2.41%
  Greece 2.41%
  Italy 2.06%
  Romania 2.06%
  Brazil 1.72%
  Israel 1.72%
  Hungary 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Acer 20.61%
Dell 18.79%
ASUS 11.52%
Toshiba 4.24%
Intel 3.03%
Lenovo 2.42%
MSI 2.42%
American Megatrends 1.21%
NEC 1.21%
Samsung 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.31%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
Acer Aspire M3985 1.65%
Acer Aspire M3970 1.65%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.65%

About The Creative Assembly

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


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