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Should I remove PlayZuu?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
United States Rank #49,450
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.41 days
377.21 days >
Average installed length: 198.19 days

PlayZuu

What is PlayZuu?

This is a web browser extension that injects advertisements in the browser. According to the terms of service, "The Software gives the end user free access to a suite of exclusive gaming content on the Site. In exchange for such exclusive gaming content, the Software is supported by different kinds of advertising, such as banner, text link, new tab and pop- up ads. Advertisements may appear on or within your browsers as you are surfing the internet, but the ads are in no way endorsed or associated with the websites in or on which they appear. Certain Third Party Advertisements may contain on the ad unit, which will send the user to an additional page describing the type of ad and how it may be disabled".

Overview

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 pingtl.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 922.47 KB (944,608 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PlayZuu
URL: www.playzuu.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\playzuu
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PlayZuu\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 922.47 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayZuu

Program executable:pingtl.exe
Name:PlayZuu Games
PlayZuu
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\playzuu\pingtl.exe
MD5:4955d965d126a0c83479c076c35ca193
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - PlayZuu Games (PlayZuu Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pingtl.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PlayZuu' (runs daily at 3:09 AM).

How do I remove PlayZuu?

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Or, you can uninstall PlayZuu 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 PlayZuu, 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 PlayZuu.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
 
US RANK
#49,450

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  Canada 10.53%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Acer 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 12.50%
Samsung 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE S50-A-1... 12.50%
Sony VPCEG36FX 12.50%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 12.50%
Gateway NV75S 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex 790 12.50%

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