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Explorer Contraband Mystery

What is Explorer Contraband Mystery?

Explorer Contraband Mystery is a social casual video game by Oberon and distributed by Iplay.

About  (from Oberon Media)

You are a researcher for the award-winning National Geographic Explorer series. While on assignment with Zara and PJ, your trusty reporter and cameraman, you uncover a clue that leads to a global smuggling operation. Who are the ringleaders, and where are they based? Use your journalistic instincts to expose the black ...  Read more


Explorer Contraband Mystery 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 national geographic - contraband mystery game.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 195.42 MB (204,915,302 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Explorer Contraband Mystery come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oberon-media.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NGS Games\Explorer Contraband Mystery
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NGS Games\Explorer Contraband Mystery\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\NGS Games\Explorer Contraband Mystery\install.log"
Estimated size: 195.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Explorer Contraband Mystery

Program executable:national geographic - contraband mystery game.exe
Name:Contraband Mystery
Contraband Mystery Game
Path:C:\Program Files\ngs games\explorer contraband mystery\national geographic - contraband mystery game.exe
Additional files:
  • TimeProtect.dll - Oberon Media Time Protection Dll
  • Launch.exe - Oberon Media Game Launcher (Game Launcher)
  • GDFShell.dll - GDFShell installs games to Vista Games Explorer
  • HookIsolate.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • GameShell.dll - Game Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44BAB794-8FA7-431B-A6EA-7D92D4C3D556}' (runs on registration).
  • Launch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38601791-3175-44F3-9BE4-05246FF7685C}' (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 Explorer Contraband Mystery?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Australia 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

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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