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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,444
United States Rank #19,765
Reach 0.0083%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.38 days
217.60 days >
Average installed length: 114.33 days


1.1.0 34.48%
0.25.0 15.52%
0.23.0 20.69%
0.22.0 20.69%
0.21.1 6.90%
0.19.0 1.72%

Little Alchemy

What is Little Alchemy?

Little Alchemy is an app for the Pokki desktop platform. The app itself runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki software outside of the web browser.

About  (from SweetLabs)

Little Alchemy is a free element combing game for your Windows PC. Play Little Alchemy for free, right from your desktop. Little Alchemy is a simple, yet addictive element combing game for your Windows PC. You start with four basic elements, and mix and match them to create more and more awesome things. Download the fr...  Read more


The most used version is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is pokki.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 102.4 MB (107,374,357 bytes). HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALLfaeb52fe0fea61b95b0070adc5264fa86cc0757f
Estimated size: 102.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Little Alchemy

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:
  • Launcher.dll (by Pokki) - ocnsis Dynamic Link Library
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe
  • nacl_irt_x86_64.nexe
  • ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
3 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.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
  • 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.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' 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.
  • HostAppService.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\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:79.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00056772%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Little Alchemy?

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

Win 8 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.17%
Windows 7 43.10%
Windows XP 0.86%
Windows Vista 0.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.14%
Windows 8 9.48%
Windows 7 Professional 8.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.76%
Windows 8 Pro 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.43%
  Canada 7.14%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  India 2.86%
  Australia 2.14%
  Germany 2.14%
  Egypt 2.14%
  Poland 2.14%
  Lebanon 1.43%
  France 1.43%
  Mexico 1.43%
  DZ 1.43%
  Indonesia 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.27%
Lenovo 19.78%
Hewlett-Packard 19.78%
Toshiba 10.99%
Dell 9.89%
ASUS 7.69%
Samsung 2.20%
MSI 1.10%
Alienware 1.10%
Common models
LENOVO 20351 3.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.77%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.83%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 1.89%
ASUSTeK S550CA 1.89%
LENOVO 20255 1.89%

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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