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What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,069
United States Rank #6,463
Reach 0.0281%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.72 days
50.67 days >
Average installed length: 26.62 days


v1.2.5 90.75%
v1.2.4 0.90% 7.76% 0.60%

The Godfather

What is The Godfather?

The Godfather 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)

Learn the ropes, build your empire, and rule the streets of New York in a brand new strategy game! Join the Family today. New York’s Five Families are engaged in an all-out war for supremacy. The war is heating up and smaller gangs are under pressure to join one of the Families ... or die. Your father’s brutal injury ...  Read more


The most common release is v1.2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 18 files and is usually about 96.17 MB (100,838,916 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

Displayed publisher: Pokki
URL: www.pokki.com/app/the-godfather
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALL923d0f1d35897f6a6a73ba838623cda94c4ab689
Estimated size: 96.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Godfather

  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (by Pokki) - Start Menu Service
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki (Pokki support library.)
  • pokki.exe
  • 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).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2475710725-4113460478-2195723455-1001.
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.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #9' 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.
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #8' 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.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

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
Memory:40.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0002938044%
Kernel CPU:0.00013915%
User CPU:0.00015466%
CPU cycles/sec:2,408,796
I/O reads/min:109.91 KB
I/O writes/min:106.14 KB
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

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Or, you can uninstall The Godfather 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 The Godfather, 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 The Godfather.
  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.

Win 8 96%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 96.42%
Windows 7 3.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 79.40%
Windows 8.1 Connected 8.96%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.69%
Windows 10 Home 2.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.49%
Windows 8 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.48%
  Mexico 1.90%
  Italy 0.57%
  United Kingdom 0.57%
  Chile 0.38%
  Slovenia 0.38%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Colombia 0.38%
  NG 0.38%
  New Zealand 0.38%
  IQ 0.38%
  PR 0.38%
  Spain 0.38%
  South Africa 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 88.96%
Lenovo 3.58%
Acer 3.28%
Hewlett-Packard 2.69%
Sony 0.60%
Intel 0.30%
Dell 0.30%
Medion 0.30%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 26.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 10.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 8.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-B 5.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite L15W-B 4.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 4.19%

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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