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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,775
United States Rank #32,069
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 289.74 days
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Average installed length: 386.96 days


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War of the Ringtm


War of the Ringtm is a software program developed by Sierra Entertainment. 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 rings.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 603.94 KB (618,432 bytes). The installed file fpupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 54% of users of War of the Ringtm come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.warofthering.eu
Help link: techsupport.vuinteractive.com/techsupport/sierra/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\liquid entertainment\war of the ring(tm)
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Liquid Entertainment\War of the Ring(tm)\Setup.exe -u
Estimated size: 603.94 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by War of the Ringtm

Program executable:rings.exe
Path:C:\games\liquid entertainment\war of the ring(tm)\rings.exe
Additional files:
  • _dxinst.exe
  • Setup.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • fpupdate.exe
  • RingsEditor.exe (by Liquid Entertainment) - RingsEditor Application (RingsEditor)
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fpupdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sierra\FEARCombat\fpupdate.exe'.

How do I remove War of the Ringtm?

You can uninstall War of the Ringtm 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 War of the Ring(tm), 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 War of the Ringtm.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 23.21%
Windows Vista 8.93%
Windows XP 5.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.93%
Windows 8.1 8.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.29%
  United Kingdom 12.86%
  DK 7.14%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Canada 2.86%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Brazil 1.43%
  Chile 1.43%
  Czech Republic 1.43%
  Finland 1.43%
  Greece 1.43%
  Indonesia 1.43%
  Israel 1.43%
  India 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 15.91%
Toshiba 15.91%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Samsung 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Sony 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
MSI 2.27%
Lenovo 2.27%
Intel 2.27%
Common models
VIA K7VT6 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.22%

Publisher URL: www.ign.com/companies/sierra


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