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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,590
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.1.55860 100.00%

GSN

What is GSN?

This is a desktop app for the Pokki platform that runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki mobile app-like interface. Pokki Software automatically collects usage information with respect to particular Pokki Apps.

About  (from SweetLabs)

With the GSN app for Pokki, play card games, arcade games, word games and fan favorites like Wheel of Fortune! Banish boredom with these popular games, or play along with hit GSN game shows for your chance to WIN! Play free online games at GSN! Card games, arcade games, word games and fan favorites like Wheel of Fortun...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 98.57 MB (103,356,947 bytes). HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com/app/GSN
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALLa7665663be9cc0884f7e2155438c019e681cce39
Estimated size: 98.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GSN

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 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.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' 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.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

HostAppService.exe
Memory:19.89 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018348910%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00103271%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00080218%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,429,857
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:7
70 average
I/O reads/min:1 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:10.83 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove GSN?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%

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?
Acer 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 16.67%
LENOVO 90BG0022US 16.67%
LENOVO 80HE 16.67%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 16.67%
Gateway ZX6971 16.67%
Gateway ZX4665G 16.67%

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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