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Should I remove Great Escapes Solitaire Collection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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1.1 60.00%

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Great Escapes Solitaire Collection


Great Escapes Solitaire Collection is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The most used version is 1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 14.09 MB (14,775,182 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: help.pogo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pogo Games\Great Escapes Solitaire Collection
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\POGOGA~1\GREATE~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\POGOGA~1\GREATE~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 14.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Great Escapes Solitaire Collection

  • PTTG.dll - Electronic Arts PTTGTest (PTTGTest)
  • solitaire.exe (by Mind Control Software) - Mind Control Software solitaire (solitaire)
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • solitaire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pogo Games\Great Escapes Solitaire Collection\solitaire.exe'.
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Great Escapes Solitaire Collection?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

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?
Toshiba 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite T115D 20.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 20.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 20.00%
Compaq Presario 061 ER978... 20.00%
Acer Aspire M3400 20.00%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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