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4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution
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Hoyle Classic Card Games

What is Hoyle Classic Card Games?  (from Encore Software)

Step up to the best deal in town and test your skill. Shuffle the cards and deal yourself in to the greatest card games of all time. Hoyle drops you right into the action with more than 150 classic games, official rules, tips and strategies. From classic games like Cribbage to new favorites like Texas Hold'em, Hoyle ...  Read more

Overview

Hoyle Classic Card Games 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 29 files and is usually about 1.65 MB (1,731,304 bytes). 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 93% of users of Hoyle Classic Card Games come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Encore.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\Hoyle\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B874E657-F174-4DB2-BDB3-2C017474A107}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Classic Card Games

  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe - Hoyle Board and Puzzle Games 2012
  • DevIL.dll
  • DevILU.dll
  • DevILUT.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)
  • EQATEC.Analytics.Monitor.Win32_dll10.dll
  • FColladaU.dll
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • Hoyle Card Games.exe
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • ILUT.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • KingOfCheapGames_Solitaire.exe
  • libeay32.dll
  • LibJpeg.dll
  • libpng.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • ssleay32.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • vcredistSP1_x86.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • zlib1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE7F8BFD-4498-4915-8B04-F6F9683273D4}' (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".

How do I remove Hoyle Classic Card Games?

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Or, you can uninstall Hoyle Classic Card Games 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 Hoyle Classic Card Games, 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 Classic Card Games.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Canada 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Samsung 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 25.00%
HP-Pavilion NY510AA-A2L p... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1205 25.00%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 25.00%

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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