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Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios

What is Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios?

This is a digital video game published and distributed by PlayFirst. The game offers in-game virtual curency and virtual item purchases.


Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios is a software program developed by PlayFirst. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 28.96 MB (30,371,059 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 90% of users of Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playfirst.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\PlayFirst\Games\cooking-dash-2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files3\PLAYFI~1\Games\COOKIN~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files3\PLAYFI~1\Games\COOKIN~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 28.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios

  • pfinstall.dll - PlayFirst DRM
  • cookingdash2.exe - Cooking Dash: Dinertown Studios
  • cookingdash.exe - Cooking Dash

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios?

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Or, you can uninstall Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios 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 Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios, 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 Cooking Dash - DinerTown Studios.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Singapore 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L510 25.00%
HP-Pavilion RX900AA-ABA a... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 200-5380q... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 560 25.00%

Publisher URL: www.playfirst.com


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