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4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,288
United States Rank #10,094
Reach 0.0347%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.60 days
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Average installed length: 350.30 days

Worms Armageddon


Worms Armageddon is a program developed by Team17 Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is WA.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 1.88 MB (1,976,114 bytes). PXUpdater.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Worms Armageddon come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: \www.team17.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Worms Armageddon
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/217200
Estimated size: 1.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Worms Armageddon

Program executable:WA.exe
Name:Worms Armageddon
Worms Armageddon
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Worms Armageddon\WA.exe
Additional files:
  • WA.exe - Worms Armageddon (Worms Armageddon
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • 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
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • borlndmm.dll (by Borland Software) - Borland Memory Manager
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • lfbmp10N.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP10N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lflmb10N.dll
  • lftga10N.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • ltfil10N.DLL
  • ltkrn10N.dll
  • madCHook.dll (by www.madshi.net) - madCHook (api hooking for 9x/nt)
  • msvcr100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • px3d.dll
  • PXUpdater.exe
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • streaming_client.exe
  • video.dll
  • wkAntiLag.dll
  • wkD3D9Wnd.dll - wkD3D9Wnd (A windowed mode based on 3.7.x.x Direct3D 9 renderer.)
  • wkIndiMask.dll (by LucidWeb) - wkIndiMask (wkIndiMask DLL)
  • wkPackets.dll
  • wkReplaySharkXX.dll
  • wkReplaySharkXXS.dll
  • wkRubberWorm.dll - wkRubberWorm
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • WA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90FED1C5-1F30-46BC-B4BB-47789A46EB72}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • WA.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Worms Armageddon\WA.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27017).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:150.65 MB
Total CPU:0.0024978529%
Kernel CPU:0.00132835%
User CPU:0.00116950%
CPU cycles/sec:169,644,115
I/O reads/min:1.14 MB
I/O writes/min:163.79 KB

How do I remove Worms Armageddon?

You can uninstall Worms Armageddon 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 Worms Armageddon, 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 Worms Armageddon.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.66%
Windows 10 41.73%
Windows Vista 1.32%
Windows XP 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.29%
Windows 8.1 14.56%
Windows 7 Professional 8.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.35%
Windows 10 Home 7.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.53%
  United Kingdom 10.45%
  France 5.85%
  Germany 4.60%
  Australia 3.23%
  Finland 3.11%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Canada 2.61%
  Sweden 2.36%
  DK 1.74%
  Czech Republic 1.24%
  Spain 1.12%
  Norway 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.51%
Acer 17.95%
Hewlett-Packard 17.38%
Dell 14.53%
Lenovo 6.55%
Toshiba 4.84%
Alienware 2.85%
Samsung 2.85%
MSI 2.56%
Intel 1.42%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.15%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.51%
MSI MS-7721 2.51%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.09%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.09%

About (from Team17 Software Ltd.)

Team17 Digital Ltd. is one of the world's longest surviving, fully independent video game developer and publisher.
Publisher URL: www.team17.com


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