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VersionDistribution
1.0.0.40909 100.00%

Hidden Chronicles

What is Hidden Chronicles?

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

About  (from SweetLabs)

Play Zynga‚Äôs first social hidden object game, Hidden Chronicles. Embark on an intriguing journey when a letter from your Uncle Geoffrey summons you to Ramsey Manor. You arrive to find that he died under suspicious circumstances and left behind a mystery that only you can solve. Explore beautiful scenes to uncover hid...  Read more

Overview

It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 98.57 MB (103,356,947 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/app/Hidden-Chronicles
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALL83f4a099f96c6b1340b4e5a9a390f62a402d1719
Estimated size: 98.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hidden Chronicles

  • 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

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.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)
  • 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 #6' 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.
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #7' 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.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com (199.59.149.198 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

pokki.exe
Memory:79.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00056772%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Hidden Chronicles?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 88%
Win 7 (SP1) 13%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 87.50%
Windows 7 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Connected 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.83%
  Philippines 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Toshiba 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 19-2113w 25.00%
Gateway NV570P 12.50%
Acer Aspire XC-605 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 12.50%
LENOVO 20266 12.50%

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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