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25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,790
United States Rank #26,626
Reach 0.0027%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.58 days
324.18 days >
Average installed length: 170.33 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Khan Academy

What is Khan Academy?

Khan Academy is a desktop app for the Pokki platform that runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki mobile app-like interface. The Software automatically collects usage information with respect to particular Pokki Apps.

About  (from SweetLabs)

Khan Academy provides a world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace and for free. The Khan Academy Pokki app provides the best way to access Khan Academy‚Äôs complete library of over 4,200 videos on your desktop. Khan Academy covers a massive number of topics, includin...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 pokki.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 98.57 MB (103,358,755 bytes). The installed file HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALL99756fe89aafd3fade551670cf14cf515b97eb54
Estimated size: 98.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Khan Academy

Program executable:pokki.exe
Signed by:Pokki
Pokki by SweetLabs is an online app store for Windows where users can browse and install various apps into the Pokki platform. The Pokki platform runs in in the background of Windows and checks the Pokki service for app updates amongst...
Additional files:
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Service Host App Updater
  • ServiceStartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • ServiceHostApp.exe - Service Host App
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki (Pokki support library.)
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SweetLabs App Platform.
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2475710725-4113460478-2195723455-1001.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppServiceUpdater.exe" /LOGON.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
3 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #11' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • ServiceHostApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #6' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\ServiceHostApp.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #8' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pokki' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:45.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019988336%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00047534%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00152350%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:85,309,511
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:920.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:241.68 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:10.71 MB
Total CPU:0.0002254694%
Kernel CPU:0.00013306%
User CPU:0.00009241%
CPU cycles/sec:1,259,178
I/O reads/min:12.54 KB
I/O writes/min:2.31 KB
Memory:40.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0002938044%
Kernel CPU:0.00013915%
User CPU:0.00015466%
CPU cycles/sec:2,408,796
I/O reads/min:109.91 KB
I/O writes/min:106.14 KB

How do I remove Khan Academy?

Quickly and completely remove Khan Academy from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Khan Academy 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 Khan Academy, 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 Khan Academy.

Win 8 97%
Win 7 (SP1) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 97.37%
Windows 7 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 48.65%
Windows 10 Home 13.51%
Windows 8.1 Connected 10.81%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.41%
Windows 8 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.70%
  United Arab Emirates 3.77%
  Turkey 3.77%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  MA 1.89%
  India 1.89%
  DZ 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Germany 1.89%
  Canada 1.89%
  GG 1.89%
  Slovakia 1.89%
  Saudi Arabia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 68.42%
Acer 13.16%
Hewlett-Packard 7.89%
Toshiba 7.89%
Intel 2.63%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 8.33%
LENOVO 80HE 5.56%
LENOVO 20351 5.56%
LENOVO 20240 5.56%
LENOVO 20236 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-A 2.78%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com


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