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What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,747
United States Rank #10,660
Reach 0.0104%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 161.57 days
1117.94 days >
Average installed length: 587.39 days

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Pogo Games

What is Pogo Games?  (from Electronic Arts)

Play free online games, including puzzle games, word games, card games and more with chances for prizes! Play your childhood favorites like Scrabble, Monopoly and Risk, earn Tokens and save your high score. Make new friends.

Overview

Pogo Games is a program developed by Electronic Arts. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 8 files and is usually about 14.14 MB (14,831,317 bytes). WebUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. 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 96% of users of Pogo Games come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pogo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pogo games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pogo Games\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 14.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pogo Games

  • iWinInfo.dll (by iWin) - iWinGamesManager Application (iWin Games manager Informer library)
  • WebUpdater.exe - WebUpdater Application (Web Updater Application)
  • AdminWorker.exe (by iWin) - PogoDGC Games Manager (PogoDGC Admin Worker application)
  • WebInstaller.exe - PogoDGC Games Manager application
  • PogoDGC.exe - PogoDGC Application (Pogo Games Manager application)
  • PGMTrusted.exe - PGM Application (PGM Trusted Games Service)
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PogoDGC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
Service
  • PGMTrusted.exe runs as a service named 'PGMTrusted' (PGMTrusted) "PGM Trusted Game Service".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • WebUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pogo Games\WebUpdater.exe'.
  • PogoDGC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pogo Games\PogoDGC.exe'.

How do I remove Pogo Games?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.18%
Windows Vista 20.55%
Windows XP 6.16%
Windows 8 4.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.90%
Windows 7 Professional 2.80%
Windows 10 Home 2.80%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.33%
  Canada 2.86%
  Turkey 0.41%
  Jamaica 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.88%
Dell 26.77%
Toshiba 9.45%
Acer 8.66%
ASUS 4.72%
Gateway 2.36%
Intel 1.57%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 3.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.44%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite C675 2.44%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com

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