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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.2 100.00%

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Crossword Maestro for Windows

Overview

Crossword Maestro for Windows is a software program developed by Genius 2000 Software. 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 primary executable is named cm.exe. The setup package is about 751.46 KB (769,497 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 36% of users of Crossword Maestro for Windows come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.genius2000.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Genius 2000\CM\examples
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\GENIUS~1\CM\examples\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\GENIUS~1\CM\examples\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 751.46 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Crossword Maestro for Windows

Program executable:cm.exe
Name:Crossword Maestro
CC MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Genius 2000\CM\cm.exe
MD5:46dc9378e36ad6d2e7703f2add8c6ca6
Additional files:
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • 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'.

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  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 Crossword Maestro for Windows, 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 Crossword Maestro for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 22%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Windows 8 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.22%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 36.36%
  United States 36.36%
  Canada 9.09%
  New Zealand 9.09%
  Thailand 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KY811AA-ABA e... 20.00%
HP 530 Notebook PC(KP479A... 20.00%
eveshamvale MS-7185 20.00%
ASUSTeK F5Z 20.00%
Acer AZ3171 20.00%

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