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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,756
United States Rank #8,835
Reach 0.0155%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0 100.00%

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Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games

What is Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games?  (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

Overview

Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games is a program developed by Encore Software. 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 main program executable is IconF8024EB89.exe. The software installer includes 112 files and is usually about 849.67 KB (870,059 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 92% of users of Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.encoreusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F8024EB8-5B34-46FE-B15D-20ACF26FC20E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 849.67 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games

Program executable:IconF8024EB89.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{F8024EB8-5B34-46FE-B15D-20ACF26FC20E}\IconF8024EB89.exe
MD5:0188a81126be75c597155d6924182514
Additional files:
  • HoylePuzzleGames2007.exe - Hoyle Puzzle Games 2007
  • HoyleBoardGames2007.exe - Hoyle Board Games 2007
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe - Hoyle Card Games 2005
  • HoyleCardGames2007.exe - Hoyle Card Games 2007
  • Autorun.exe - Autoplay Application (Setup Autoplay Program)
  • wordgames.exe - Hoyle Word Games
  • HoyleBlackJack.exe - Hoyle Blackjack
  • HoyleCasino2007.exe - Hoyle Casino (Hoyle Casino 2007)
  • Poker.exe - Hoyle Poker
  • SlotsVp3.exe - Hoyle Slots
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7F2B59C0-F999-41CF-9A50-24AF0B052416}' (runs on registration).
  • HoyleCardGames2007.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{74812580-2934-4DA9-BE86-7BC4F93E7022}' (runs on registration).
  • HoyleCasino2007.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{57DBF700-15A7-477E-B9D6-286F15B317E0}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games?

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Or, you can uninstall Hoyle Puzzle and Board 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 Puzzle and Board 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 Puzzle and Board Games.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#17,756

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.59%
Windows Vista 23.39%
Windows XP 11.47%
Windows 8 10.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.23%
Windows 7 Professional 6.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.51%
Windows 10 Home 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.16%
  Canada 2.80%
  United Kingdom 0.84%
  Israel 0.56%
  Mexico 0.56%
  Turkey 0.56%
  Australia 0.28%
  Finland 0.28%
  Indonesia 0.28%
  Italy 0.28%
  New Zealand 0.28%
  PR 0.28%
  Romania 0.28%
  Uruguay 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.54%
Dell 21.48%
Acer 21.48%
Toshiba 8.05%
Gateway 4.70%
ASUS 4.03%
Sahara 2.01%
American Megatrends 1.34%
GIGABYTE 1.34%
Intel 1.34%
Lenovo 1.34%
Samsung 1.34%
Common models
Gateway NV54 Series ... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.34%
Acer Aspire 7540 2.34%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.34%

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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