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Should I remove Solitaire Blitz?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,308
United States Rank #17,390
Reach 0.0083%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.89 days
114.72 days >
Average installed length: 60.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v1.0.1 30.17%
1.0.0.45063 69.83%

Solitaire Blitz

What is Solitaire Blitz?

Solitaire Blitz is an app for the Pokki desktop platform. The app itself runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki software outside of the web browser.

About  (from SweetLabs)

Dive into uncharted waters to uncover rare artwork and priceless antiques. Meet colorful characters during your underwater adventure. Match fast and score big to top the leaderboards, and share the wealth with friends. You've never played solitaire like this – it's a fast, fun, social event!

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.0.45063, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named pokki.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 95.83 MB (100,487,728 bytes). The installed file HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALL29176c7a02096fd6a07b744f4b06ec6b268b0971
Estimated size: 95.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Solitaire Blitz

Program executable:pokki.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine\pokki.exe
MD5:30617d8109c6e041b3e32c2bb9e297dc
Additional files:
  • Launcher.dll (by Pokki) - ocnsis Dynamic Link Library
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe - Service Host App Updater
  • ServiceStartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • ServiceHostApp.exe - Service Host App
  • Uninstall.exe - Pokki
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SweetLabs App Platform.
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppServiceUpdater.exe" /LOGON.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
3 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #11' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • ServiceHostApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #6' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\ServiceHostApp.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pokki' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com (199.59.149.198 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

StartMenuIndexer.exe
Memory:10.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002254694%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013306%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009241%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,259,178
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.31 KB
105.02 KB average
HostAppService.exe
Memory:40.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0002938044%
Kernel CPU:0.00013915%
User CPU:0.00015466%
CPU cycles/sec:2,408,796
Switches/sec:4
I/O reads/min:109.91 KB
I/O writes/min:106.14 KB
pokki.exe
Memory:79.58 MB
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
User CPU:0.00056772%
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB

How do I remove Solitaire Blitz?

Quickly and completely remove Solitaire Blitz 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 Blitz 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 Blitz, 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 Blitz.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 97%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 97.41%
Windows 8.1 1.72%
Windows 7 0.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 61.21%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.38%
Windows 10 Home 11.21%
Windows 8 5.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.72%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 0.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.09%
  United Kingdom 10.07%
  Canada 9.40%
  Germany 5.37%
  France 2.01%
  Australia 2.01%
  Italy 1.34%
  South Africa 0.67%
  Belgium 0.67%
  Sweden 0.67%
  India 0.67%
  DZ 0.67%
  Austria 0.67%
  New Zealand 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 46.90%
Lenovo 29.20%
Hewlett-Packard 15.04%
Toshiba 8.85%
Common models
Acer E1-510 6.14%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 5.26%
Acer Aspire XC-603G 4.39%
LENOVO 80E3 3.51%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE6... 2.63%
Hewlett-Packard 19-2113w 2.63%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com

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