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Pipe Mania

What is Pipe Mania?

An Opera Widget is a small stand-alone application that runs on the desktop in the context of the Opera web browser.


Pipe Mania is a software program developed by Opera Widgets. 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 primary executable is named Pipe Mania.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 1.67 MB (1,755,434 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of Pipe Mania come from the United States, it is also popular in Hungary and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Pipe Mania
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Pipe Mania\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pipe Mania

Program executable:Pipe Mania.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Pipe Mania\Pipe Mania.exe
  • Pipe Mania.exe - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pipe Mania.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40A49DDF-9807-4CEF-9E24-A6789B78AD39}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Pipe Mania.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Pipe Mania?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Hungary 15.38%
  Austria 7.69%
  Italy 7.69%
  Netherlands 7.69%
  Slovakia 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7519 20.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2 20.00%
Gateway SX2801 20.00%
eMachines EL1850 20.00%
ASUSTeK 1101HA 20.00%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com


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