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Should I remove Game Fire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,064
United States Rank #16,822
Reach 0.0211%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.20 days
241.86 days >
Average installed length: 127.08 days


4.0.622 15.88%
3.1.200 35.81%
3.0.187 19.59%
2.1.111 14.53%
2.0.99 1.69%
1.1.45 5.41%
1.0.40 0.34%
1.0.28 0.34%
1.0.26 6.42%

Game Fire


Game Fire is a software program developed by Smart PC Utilities. The most common release is 3.1.200, 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 primary executable is named GameFire.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1006.04 KB (1,030,189 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Game Fire come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smartpcutilities.com
Help link: www.smartpcutilities.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart PC Utilities\Game Fire\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{89217401-A2E5-4BFA-8973-803076698A3D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1006.04 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Game Fire

Program executable:GameFire.exe
Name:Game Fire
Path:C:\Program Files\Smart PC Utilities\Game Fire\GameFire.exe
Additional files:
  • GameFire.exe - Game Fire
  • GFEngine.exe - Game Fire Engine
  • GFTray.exe - Game Fire Tray
  • UpdateCheck.exe - Game Fire Update
  • Contig.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Contig (Contig)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Contig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F082F9FD-9203-48FE-8914-C7D26B851ADE}' (runs on registration).
  • UpdateCheck.exe is scheduled as a task named 'UpdateCheck' (runs weekly on Fridays at 17:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • GFTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Game Fire' and executes as C:\Program Files\Smart PC Utilities\Game Fire\GFTray.exe /START.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GFTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Game Fire' which loads as C:\Program Files\Smart PC Utilities\Game Fire\GFTray.exe /START.

How do I remove Game Fire?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.88%
Windows 8 25.34%
Windows Vista 4.73%
Windows XP 4.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.96%
Windows 7 Professional 9.46%
Windows 8.1 6.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.98%
  Brazil 8.90%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Italy 4.29%
  Spain 3.37%
  France 3.37%
  Mexico 3.07%
  Argentina 2.45%
  Netherlands 2.15%
  Portugal 1.84%
  Sweden 1.84%
  MA 1.84%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Canada 1.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.87%
Acer 20.63%
Dell 15.87%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 7.94%
Lenovo 5.82%
Samsung 4.23%
Intel 2.65%
American Megatrends 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.46%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.46%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.46%
LENOVO 20195 1.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.64%

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Nikkiover a year ago
Useful free software to help optimize PC performance for games.