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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,671
United States Rank #10,370
Reach 0.0127%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 97.19%
1.00.000 2.81%

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Hoyle Board Games 2005

What is Hoyle Board Games 2005?  (from Sierra Entertainment)

All of the best, classic table games with a brand-new twist. Get ahead faster with in-game tutorials that walk you through the fun, step-by-step. Earn Hoyle Bucks and purchase extra content, music. With animated opponents who talk back and speak their minds. It includes 18 of your favorite board games: Backgammon, Chec...  Read more

Overview

Hoyle Board Games 2005 is a software program developed by Sierra Entertainment. The most common release is 1.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 hoyleboardgames2005.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 602.1 MB (631,346,018 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 88% of users of Hoyle Board Games 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sierra.com
Help link: support.vugames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Board Games 2005
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FB
Estimated size: 602.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Board Games 2005

Program executable:hoyleboardgames2005.exe
Name:Hoyle Board Games 2005
Path:C:\Program Files\sierra\hoyle board games 2005\hoyleboardgames2005.exe
MD5:9cea10efdec9c89064581d54e99c5aad
Additional files:
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • pool.exe (by Dynamix) - Maximum Pool.
  • trainer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HoyleBoardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEDAAC27-CFA0-48F8-8873-554754E3A5B1}' (runs on registration).

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  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.
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    • 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 Hoyle Board Games 2005.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#19,671

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.81%
Windows 8 17.98%
Windows Vista 15.73%
Windows XP 13.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.71%
Windows 8.1 10.29%
Windows 7 Professional 5.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.26%
  Canada 4.27%
  Iran 2.14%
  Australia 0.71%
  Taiwan 0.71%
  Argentina 0.36%
  Brazil 0.36%
  Germany 0.36%
  United Kingdom 0.36%
  Hungary 0.36%
  Israel 0.36%
  Italy 0.36%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  PR 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.50%
Dell 28.33%
Acer 21.67%
Toshiba 4.17%
ASUS 3.33%
American Megatrends 2.50%
GIGABYTE 2.50%
Intel 1.67%
Lenovo 1.67%
Gateway 0.83%
Alienware 0.83%
Common models
ASUSTeK X550CA 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.79%
Compaq-Presario FQ582AA-A... 1.79%
Acer Aspire 5253 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.79%
eMachines EL1358G 1.79%

Publisher URL: www.ign.com/companies/sierra

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