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4 Elements

What is 4 Elements?

4 Elements is a casual PC video game publsihed by Oberon and distributed on the iWin/Iplay game portal.


4 Elements is a program developed by Oberon Media. 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 4elements.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.3 MB (1,366,922 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 79% of users of 4 Elements come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iplay.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSN Games\4 Elements
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSN Games\4 Elements\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\MSN Games\4 Elements\install.log"
Estimated size: 1.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 4 Elements

Program executable:4elements.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msn games\4 elements\4elements.exe
Additional files:
  • GameShell.dll - Game Launcher
  • Launch.exe
  • GDFShell.dll - GDFShell installs games to Vista Games Explorer
  • TimeProtect.dll - Oberon Media Time Protection Dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • Downloader.dll - Downloader
  • HookIsolate.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Launch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38601791-3175-44F3-9BE4-05246FF7685C}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DBE88EDE-4119-4AD4-A71D-010BEB767903}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Launch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Asus\Game Park\Chicken Invaders 2\Launch.exe'.

How do I remove 4 Elements?

Quickly and completely remove 4 Elements from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 4 Elements 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 4 Elements, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 4 Elements.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows Vista 22.73%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows XP 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.41%
  Australia 5.88%
  Belgium 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  Indonesia 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Acer 23.81%
Dell 14.29%
Samsung 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530s 10.00%
Gateway SX2110G 10.00%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 5.00%
Compaq-Presario GN719AA-A... 5.00%
Compaq-Presario AY138AA-A... 5.00%
Acer Aspire 7715Z 5.00%

About (from Oberon Media, Inc.)

Since 2003, we’ve successfully delivered personalized gaming experiences that engage, excite, and entertain millions of dedicated game players worldwide.
Publisher URL: www.oberon-media.com


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