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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,408
United States Rank #15,883
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 552.27 days
1154.97 days >
Average installed length: 606.85 days

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Peggle Extreme

What is Peggle Extreme?

Peggle Extreme is a casual PC video game distributed by Electronic Arts/PopCap platform. The game is a free to try download.

About  (from PopCap Games)

Mayday! The Peggle Institute has been invaded by a host of other-worldly creatures. It's up to you, Peggle Master, to report to duty and shoot and bounce the critters to oblivion. Take your best shot with energizing arcade fun, now exclusively themed with art and sounds from The Orange Box!

Overview

Peggle Extreme is a program developed by PopCap Games. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 22.27 MB (23,356,380 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 65% of users of Peggle Extreme come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.popcap.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\peggle extreme
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/3483
Estimated size: 22.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Peggle Extreme

  • PeggleExtreme.exe - Peggle Application (Peggle)
  • j2k-codec.dll (by j2k-codec.com) - J2K-Codec (JPEG2000 decoder (www.j2k-codec.com).)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • steamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • steamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • PeggleExtreme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Jeux\Steam\SteamApps\common\peggle extreme\PeggleExtreme.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

steamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:334
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Peggle Extreme?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.40%
Windows Vista 13.49%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 8 3.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 3.97%
Windows 10 Home 1.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.94%
  United Kingdom 7.47%
  Australia 4.02%
  France 3.45%
  Germany 2.30%
  DK 2.30%
  Sweden 2.30%
  Canada 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Russia 1.15%
  Argentina 0.57%
  Spain 0.57%
  GL 0.57%
  Indonesia 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.08%
Acer 22.08%
Hewlett-Packard 20.78%
GIGABYTE 12.99%
ASUS 7.79%
American Megatrends 5.19%
Intel 5.19%
Alienware 3.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.20%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.20%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.20%
Acer Aspire 7736 2.20%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.20%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 1.10%

About PopCap Games

PopCap Games is a video game developer and publisher and owned by Electronic Arts. Its flagship title Bejeweled and like most games are available for Web and PC.
Publisher URL: www.popcap.com

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