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Should I remove Star Wars: Empire at War Gold?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,657
United States Rank #4,988
Reach 0.0539%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.09 days
556.90 days >
Average installed length: 292.61 days

Star Wars: Empire at War Gold


Star Wars: Empire at War Gold is a program developed by Petroglyph. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 15 MB (15,725,619 bytes). FOC_RAM_MPLobby_update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 72% of users of Star Wars: Empire at War Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.swempireatwar.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Star Wars Empire at War
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/32470
Estimated size: 15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Star Wars: Empire at War Gold

  • runme.exe
  • runme2.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • FOC_RAM_MPLobby_update.exe
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • 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
  • uninstall.exe
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.
  • runme2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\steamxp\SteamApps\common\Star Wars Empire at War\runme2.exe'.

How do I remove Star Wars: Empire at War Gold?

You can uninstall Star Wars: Empire at War 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Star Wars: Empire at War Gold, 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 Star Wars: Empire at War Gold.

Win 10 60%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.87%
Windows 7 39.19%
Windows Vista 0.85%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.27%
Windows 8.1 19.85%
Windows 10 Home 19.10%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.58%
  United Kingdom 6.24%
  Canada 4.38%
  Germany 3.32%
  Australia 2.66%
  France 2.32%
  Norway 0.93%
  Italy 0.80%
  Sweden 0.80%
  Netherlands 0.73%
  New Zealand 0.60%
  DK 0.53%
  Spain 0.46%
  Austria 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.06%
ASUS 17.77%
Dell 13.37%
Acer 10.26%
Lenovo 9.89%
Alienware 5.68%
Samsung 4.58%
Toshiba 4.21%
MSI 3.48%
Intel 1.28%
Apple 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.08%
MSI MS-7693 3.00%
MSI MS-7821 2.45%
LENOVO 20217 2.18%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.91%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.91%


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