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Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2011

What is Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2011?  (from Encore Software)

Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2012 is the largest collection of puzzle games available for your PC and Mac! This epic collection of over 1,000 puzzle and board game variations includes traditional favorites plus new games to challenge your skill, strategy and wit. Take a break from your daily duties and relax with class...  Read more


Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2011 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. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,176,649 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hoylegaming.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{70AAE852-2503-4A44-89C1-AE0F7493C9C5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2011

  • 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
  • Assembly - CSharp - first pass.dll
  • Assembly - CSharp.dll
  • Assembly - UnityScript - first pass.dll
  • Assembly - UnityScript.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • Big Bang Echo.exe
  • Boonka.exe
  • 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
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • ROBOEX32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - RoboHELP Classic 2000 (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • ssleay32.dll
  • vcredistSP1_x86.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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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Or, you can uninstall Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2011 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 Puzzle & Board Games 2011, 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 Puzzle & Board Games 2011.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 14%
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 71.43%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Gateway 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
Gateway NV57H 28.57%
HP-Pavilion NP211AA-ABA p... 14.29%
Gateway NV77H 14.29%
Gateway NV51B 14.29%
Gateway D915GAG_ 14.29%
Dell Studio 1735 14.29%

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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