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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Average installed length: 271.79 days

Spore: Galactic Adventures

What is Spore: Galactic Adventures?

Spore: Galactic Adventures is an expansion pack for the game Spore, developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts.

About  (from EA Digital illusions)

In SPORE Galactic Adventures each adventure has a unique reward to upgrade a space creature with special accessories -- from an Energy Blade and Stunning Charm, to a Jump Jet and more. Players can fight their way to victory as a Warrior, dance with new friends as a Bard, and much more. Also, a new Adventure Creator wil...  Read more


Spore: Galactic Adventures is a software program developed by EA Digital illusions. 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 runme.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.94 GB (2,078,373,841 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Spore: Galactic Adventures come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spore.com/what/ga
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\spore
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/24720
Estimated size: 1.94 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Spore: Galactic Adventures

Program executable:runme.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\spore\runme.exe
Additional files:
  • SPORESetup.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • ISSetupHelper.exe (by Electronic Arts Inc) - ISSetupHelper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.

How do I remove Spore: Galactic Adventures?

You can uninstall Spore: Galactic Adventures 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 Spore: Galactic Adventures, 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 Spore: Galactic Adventures.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.44%
Windows 7 46.24%
Windows Vista 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.15%
Windows 8.1 18.84%
Windows 10 Home 16.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.55%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  Canada 4.36%
  Germany 3.62%
  France 3.29%
  Australia 2.80%
  Norway 2.47%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Brazil 1.65%
  Sweden 1.40%
  DK 1.23%
  Italy 1.15%
  Spain 0.82%
  Belgium 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.28%
ASUS 17.30%
Acer 14.31%
Dell 12.33%
Alienware 7.75%
Lenovo 6.56%
Toshiba 6.16%
MSI 3.38%
Samsung 2.19%
Medion 1.79%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.78%
Alienware Alienware 17 2.52%
Dell XPS 8700 2.21%
MSI MS-7641 2.21%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.89%
LENOVO 20378 1.89%

About EA Digital illusions

EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment is a video game developer owned by Electronic Arts and best known for the Battlefield video game series and Mirror's Edge.
Publisher URL: dice.se


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