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Hoyle Casino

What is Hoyle Casino?  (from Encore Software)

HOYLE Casino includes all of your favorite Vegas-style casino games with some features that are available only on a computer, including electronic horse racing, multiplay via the Internet, and statistics tracking for each player and every game.


Hoyle Casino is a program developed by Encore Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 70 files and is usually about 879.12 KB (900,221 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of Hoyle Casino come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.encoreusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3F99D180-34C3-4151-8C6C-86FC5D7BDFBD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 879.12 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Casino

  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe - Hoyle Card Games 2005
  • HoyleSlotsSeries.exe - Hoyle Slots Series
  • 24Cents.dll - 24 Cents.
  • Billiards.dll
  • Bombs.dll
  • carom.dll
  • Chameleon.dll
  • Cutthroat.dll
  • EightBall.dll
  • NineBall.dll
  • Poker.dll
  • Rocket.dll
  • Rotation.dll
  • snooker.dll
  • Hoyle Card Games.exe
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
  • Hoyle Casino.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Assembly - CSharp - first pass.dll
  • Assembly - CSharp.dll
  • Assembly - UnityScript - first pass.dll
  • Assembly - UnityScript.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • Big Bang Sudoku.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Blackjack.exe
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • CPUCheck.dll
  • dlcomp.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Compression Engine
  • dlcrypt.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Security Engine
  • dlkrnl.dll - Datalode Agent Kernel
  • dlplay.dll - Datalode Agent Display Engine
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • encore_reg.exe (by DataLode) - RealConnect Agent (RealConnect Agent Application)
  • EvenMore.exe (by Dynamix) - Even More Contraptions
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • Hoyle Card Games Classic.exe
  • Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games Classic.exe
  • hoyle_miami_solitaire.exe
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • Jewels.exe
  • joc.exe
  • JOC_uninstall.exe
  • Launcher.exe (by IGT) - IGT Slots
  • libeay32.dll
  • LuaPlus.dll
  • mono-1-vc.dll
  • mscorlib.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • pool.exe (by Dynamix) - Maximum Pool.
  • ROBOEX32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - RoboHELP Classic 2000 (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • runique.exe
  • ssleay32.dll
  • System.dll
  • System.Xml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Scheduled Tasks
  • Hoyle Casino.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2E673983-4C65-4063-8A6D-CE9A828C72DA}' (runs on registration).
  • Hoyle Card Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F2866B87-525F-4FEB-9853-D4CE8A5FA518}' (runs on registration).
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7F2B59C0-F999-41CF-9A50-24AF0B052416}' (runs on registration).
  • Hoyle Card Games Classic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD298841-ABD2-44B1-B991-153336F9EE05}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ADC4557C-EC12-44A4-AD94-290B2D259575}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • encore_reg.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '20090604' and executes as C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.exe /r "C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.rpd".

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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 Casino, 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 Casino.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.45%
Windows Vista 19.15%
Windows 8 14.89%
Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Server 2003 2.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.53%
Windows 8 7.53%
Windows 8.1 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.81%
  Canada 1.95%
  Australia 1.30%
  Germany 0.65%
  Portugal 0.65%
  Romania 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.56%
Dell 24.68%
Acer 15.58%
Gateway 5.19%
ASUS 3.90%
Lenovo 2.60%
Sahara 2.60%
Toshiba 2.60%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 700-074 5.68%
Dell XPS 8300 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.27%
ASUSTeK CM5571 2.27%
LENOVO 7387A32 2.27%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.27%

About (from Encore Software)

Based in Minneapolis, MN, Encore Software, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and a Top Ten interactive software publisher.
Publisher URL: www.encore.com


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