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4% remove it96% keep it
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Compaq Game Console and games

What is Compaq Game Console and games?

Compaq Game Console is the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq branded version of the WildTangent game center that is pre-installed with many Compaq PCs. During pre-install it includes several WT games already loaded on to the PC for instant trial play If you do not play WildTangent games or do not wish to use the trail versions you may uninstall this software.

About  (from WildTangent)

Meet the Chuzzles! These googly-eyed little balls of fur giggle, squeak, and sneeze as you poke and push them across the board. Free them by forming groups of three or more, but watch out for dangerous puzzle locks! Explore four different game modes as you earn trophies, unlock secret games, and more! From the creators...  Read more


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named gameconsole.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 3.84 MB (4,028,696 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\Compaq Game Console
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\hpuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Compaq Game Console and games

Program executable:gameconsole.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wildtangent\apps\compaq game console\gameconsole.exe
Additional files:
  • DRM0302.dll
  • GameConsoleService.exe
  • GameConsole-wt.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • WTDownloader.exe
  • WTHk.dll
  • gdf.dll
  • GdiPlus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • install_flash_player_active_x.exe (by Adobe Systems)
  • MergeLocalConfig.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • install_flash_player_active_x.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BA802B98-6A8E-43ED-A3A7-7F6EFB1F99B2}' (runs on registration).
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".

How do I remove Compaq Game Console and games?

Quickly and completely remove Compaq Game Console and games from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Compaq Game Console and games 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 Compaq Game Console and games, 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 Compaq Game Console and games.

Win XP 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Canada 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
ASUS 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 PX759AA-A... 20.00%
HP Pavilion 061 ED895AA-A... 20.00%
HP Pavilion 04 P6320A-ABA... 20.00%
Compaq Presario 061 EL426... 20.00%
Compaq Presario 061 EK470... 20.00%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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