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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,662
United States Rank #27,960
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.75 days
854.80 days >
Average installed length: 449.13 days

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Dell Game Console

What is Dell Game Console?

Dell Game Console is the Dell branded version of the WildTangent game center that is pre-installed with many Dell 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.

Overview

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 main program executable is gameconsole.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 11.49 MB (12,051,252 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wildtangent.com
Help link: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\Dell Game Console
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\Dell Game Console\Uninstall.exe"
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 11.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Game Console

Program executable:gameconsole.exe
Name:ArcadeClient
Path:C:\Program Files\wildtangent\apps\dell game console\gameconsole.exe
MD5:c40331e3004818a64fd72446ad380ae0
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - WildTangent ORB Game Console
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - Game Console (GameConsole)
  • DRM0302.dll - DRM3 Module (WildTangent DRM Module)
  • GameConsoleService.exe - GameConsole (GameConsoleService)
  • WTHk.dll - WTHk
  • MUIStartmenuLink.exe - MUIStartmenuLink
  • WTDownloader.exe - WTDownloader
  • MergeLocalConfig.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WTDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A99F7BB-C30A-4201-AE40-464C2AF99D2C}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GameConsole.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\Dell Game Console\GameConsole.exe'.
  • GameConsole-wt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\Dell Game Console\GameConsole.exe'.

How do I remove Dell Game Console?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 86%
Win 8 5%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 85.71%
Windows 7 9.52%
Windows 8 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 85.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 95.00%
Sahara 5.00%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP051 22.22%
Dell Dell DV051 22.22%
Dell MP061 11.11%
Dell MM061 11.11%
Dell Computer Dell DE051 ... 11.11%
Dell MXC061 5.56%

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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