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Should I remove Hoyle Card Games 2005?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,476
United States Rank #12,262
Reach 0.0098%


VersionDistribution 99.27%
1.00.000 0.73%

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Hoyle Card Games 2005

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

Deal yourself in. Whatever your favorite card game, Hoyle puts you right in the middle of the action. With Hoyle Card Games, you'll learn to hold'em and fold'em like a pro with insightful in-game tutorials and strategy guides. So shuffle the cards and deal yourself in for hours of fun. Hoyle Card Games contains 18 clas...  Read more


Hoyle Card Games 2005 is a software program developed by Sierra Entertainment. The most common release is, 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 HoyleCardGames2005.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 517.56 MB (542,701,953 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 Card Games 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sierra.com
Help link: support.vugames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Card Games 2005
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE
Estimated size: 517.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Card Games 2005

Program executable:HoyleCardGames2005.exe
Name:Hoyle Card Games 2005
Path:C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Card Games 2005\HoyleCardGames2005.exe
Additional files:
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe - Hoyle Card Games 2005
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{81525222-757B-471D-ABE2-05A48B473830}' (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.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hoyle Card Games 2005, 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 Hoyle Card Games 2005.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.20%
Windows 8 21.17%
Windows Vista 13.87%
Windows XP 8.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Windows 8.1 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.62%
  Canada 5.71%
  Israel 1.43%
  United Kingdom 0.95%
  Argentina 0.48%
  DK 0.48%
  Iran 0.48%
  Italy 0.48%
  Netherlands 0.48%
  New Zealand 0.48%
  Sweden 0.48%
  Thailand 0.48%
  South Africa 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.38%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
Acer 5.21%
ASUS 5.21%
Intel 4.17%
Lenovo 2.08%
Samsung 2.08%
Gateway 1.04%
Alienware 1.04%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 3.81%
Dell Inspiron 531s 1.90%
HP G61 Notebook PC 1.90%
MSI MS-7636 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.90%

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


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