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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,557
United States Rank #11,956
Reach 0.0104%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 84.29 days
419.80 days >
Average installed length: 220.57 days


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The Elder Scrolls Arena

What is The Elder Scrolls Arena?

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is an epic fantasy open world action role-playing video game.


The Elder Scrolls Arena is a software program developed by Bethesda Softworks. 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 Arena (Windowed) exe.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 26.48 MB (27,766,748 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 84% of users of The Elder Scrolls Arena come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elderscrolls.com/arena
Installation folder: C:\Elder Scrolls\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{62E2BBFA-BE97-42CD-AE89-A4EEF7F36992}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Elder Scrolls Arena

Program executable:Arena (Windowed) exe.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Arena\Arena (Windowed) exe.exe
Additional files:
  • TES Construction Set.exe - Bethesda Softworks TES Construction Set (TES Construction Set)
  • Morrowind Launcher.exe - Bethesda Softworks Morrowind Launcher (Morrowind Launcher)
  • OblivionLauncher.exe - Bethesda Softworks Oblivion Launcher (Oblivion Launcher)
  • Morrowind.exe - Bethesda Softworks Morrowind (Morrowind)
  • Oblivion.exe - TES4: Oblivion (Oblivion)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • atimgpud.dll
  • bink2w64.dll (by RAD Game Tools)
  • cudart64_75.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 7.5.18 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 7.5.18)
  • ddraw.dll
  • f1_res.dll - Fallout High Resolution Patch (Enables Fallout to run at higher resolutions.)
  • f1_res_Config.exe - Fallout 1 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 1 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • f2_res.dll - Fallout 2 High Resolution Patch (Enables Fallout 2 to run at higher resolutions.)
  • f2_res_Config.exe - Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • fallout2.exe
  • fallout2HR.exe
  • Fallout2Launcher.exe (by ZeniMax Media) - Fallout
  • Fallout4.exe - Fallout 4
  • Fallout4Launcher.exe - Fallout 4 Launcher
  • FalloutLauncher.exe (by ZeniMax Media)
  • falloutwHR.exe
  • flexExtRelease_x64.dll
  • flexRelease_x64.dll
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • GFSDK_GodraysLib.x64.dll
  • GFSDK_SSAO_D3D11.win64.dll - HBAO+
  • libScePad.dll (by Sony Computer Entertainment) - Pad for Windows (DLL)
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll
  • nvToolsExt64_1.dll
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe - Skyrim Launcher
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve)
  • TESV.exe - TESV: Skyrim (Skyrim)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

8 Scheduled Tasks
  • OblivionLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C052AE4B-1D1A-41C4-A1FC-3EDE71E41A18}' (runs on registration).
  • Oblivion.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8CBFB46C-0AC1-416C-9D0B-FCACC4F974D4}' (runs on registration).
  • TESV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A275C37D-DF35-4A8A-9620-62855BCFA699}' (runs on registration).
  • fallout2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71B30619-25CF-490F-8203-290DD485DA96}' (runs on registration).
  • Morrowind Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A44D5431-4770-42CE-81AB-9B06EA72FFA7}' (runs on registration).
  • falloutwHR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE2B0EE0-7214-422B-A6E2-DD0A7BC7D701}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 2 more
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\SteamApps\common\skyrim\SkyrimLauncher.exe'.
  • Fallout2Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout 2\Fallout2Launcher.exe'.
  • fallout2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout 2\FALLOUT2.exe'.
  • OblivionLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\oblivion\OblivionLauncher.exe'.
  • Morrowind Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\morrowind\Morrowind Launcher.exe'.

How do I remove The Elder Scrolls Arena?

You can uninstall The Elder Scrolls Arena 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 The Elder Scrolls Arena, 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 The Elder Scrolls Arena.

Win 10 59%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.02%
Windows 7 39.51%
Windows Vista 1.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.84%
Windows 7 Professional 6.86%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.60%
  Canada 3.15%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  Belgium 1.26%
  France 1.26%
  Australia 1.26%
  Finland 0.95%
  Spain 0.95%
  Portugal 0.63%
  Germany 0.63%
  Poland 0.63%
  South Africa 0.32%
  Norway 0.32%
  Korea 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.74%
Dell 20.14%
ASUS 13.67%
Acer 9.35%
Toshiba 8.63%
Lenovo 5.76%
Alienware 4.32%
MSI 3.60%
Samsung 1.44%
Gateway 0.72%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 4.00%
ASUS All Series 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.20%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.40%
MSI MS-7693 2.40%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.60%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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