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Should I remove Forge of Empires?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,230
Reach 0.0032%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.47 days
249.94 days >
Average installed length: 131.32 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v1.1.4 68.89%
v1.1.3 26.67%
v1.1.2 2.22%
1.1.0.50329 2.22%

Forge of Empires

What is Forge of Empires?

Forge of Empires is an app for the Pokki desktop platform. The app itself runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki software outside of the web browser.

About  (from SweetLabs)

Forge of Empires is a free-to-play strategy game that lets you create your own city and accompany it from the beginning of the Stone Age onward throughout the centuries. Explore new technologies that ring in a new era. Leave a mark with unique, contemporary buildings and establish a gigantic metropolis that is unparall...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is v1.1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 95.83 MB (100,487,728 bytes). The installed file HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALL1b61b4c0cf47e91fa0106ed52bb68da364300200
Estimated size: 95.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Forge of Empires

  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Service Host App Updater
  • ServiceStartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • ServiceHostApp.exe - Service Host App
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki (Pokki support library.)
  • pokki.exe
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SweetLabs App Platform.
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppServiceUpdater.exe" /LOGON.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
3 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #11' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • ServiceHostApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #5' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\ServiceHostApp.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pokki' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com (199.59.149.198 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

StartMenuIndexer.exe
Memory:10.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002254694%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013306%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009241%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,259,178
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.31 KB
105.02 KB average
HostAppService.exe
Memory:40.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0002938044%
Kernel CPU:0.00013915%
User CPU:0.00015466%
CPU cycles/sec:2,408,796
Switches/sec:4
I/O reads/min:109.91 KB
I/O writes/min:106.14 KB
pokki.exe
Memory:79.58 MB
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
User CPU:0.00056772%
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB

How do I remove Forge of Empires?

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Or, you can uninstall Forge of Empires 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 Forge of Empires, 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 Forge of Empires.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 62%
Win 7 (SP1) 38%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.22%
Windows 7 37.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.11%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 4.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.29% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 39.29%
  United States 28.57%
  France 12.50%
  Brazil 3.57%
  Colombia 1.79%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Switzerland 1.79%
  Spain 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Canada 1.79%
  Czech Republic 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Saudi Arabia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 32.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 20.00%
Medion 12.50%
Toshiba 5.00%
Dell 2.50%
ASUS 2.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 6.98%
LENOVO 20236 6.98%
Acer Predator G3-605 4.65%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 2.33%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 2.33%
LENOVO 80GA 2.33%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com

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