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Should I remove Solitaire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #24,404
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Solitaire is a software program developed by Encore Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.encoreusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bicycle\solitaire
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Bicycle\Solitaire\Uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Solitaire

  • bicycle_solitaire.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • dlcomp.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Compression Engine
  • dlcrypt.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Security Engine
  • dlkrnl.dll - Datalode Agent Kernel
  • dlplay.dll - Datalode Agent Display Engine
  • encore_reg.exe (by DataLode) - RealConnect Agent (RealConnect Agent Application)
  • libeay32.dll
  • saAuditMT.dll
  • SANativeUIDLL.dll (by Uniloc USA) - SoftAnchor (SA Native HTML UI)
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • bicycle_solitaire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{49CD23F8-BD7F-43A1-9DAA-42AA0713EEC9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • encore_reg.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '20090604' and executes as C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.exe /r "C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.rpd".

How do I remove Solitaire?

Quickly and completely remove Solitaire (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 Solitaire 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 Solitaire (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 Solitaire.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.69%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 24.00%
Acer 8.00%
American Megatrends 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 4.00%
Sony PCV-RS710G(UC) 4.00%
LENOVO 0578A99 4.00%
HP-Pavilion BK544AV-ABA 6... 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard s5-1204 4.00%

About (from Encore Software)

Based in Minneapolis, MN, Encore Software, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and a Top Ten interactive software publisher.
Publisher URL: www.encore.com


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