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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,165
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.73 days
228.02 days >
Average installed length: 119.81 days


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The Island - Castaway

What is The Island - Castaway?

The Island - Castaway is a free casual video game distributed via the MyPlayCity installer (which will modify the user's browser homepage and default search provider to myplaycity.com within Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome). While the game itself is free to download, uninstalling it will not restore the changes made to the user's browser, although this can be done manually. The game also has some advertising popups when laoding as well as pops open a web page with ads after being played.


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 10 files and is usually about 513.74 MB (538,700,569 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AllGamesHome.com
Help link: www.AllGamesHome.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AllGamesHome.com\The Island - Castaway\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AllGamesHome.com\The Island - Castaway\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 513.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Island - Castaway

  • The Island - Castaway.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_fx.dll (by (: JOBnik! :) [Arthur Aminov, ISRAEL]) - BASS_FX
  • BugTrap.dll (by IntelleSoft) - BugTrap (BugTrap dynamic link library)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • freetype6.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - FreeType (Libfreetype: font engine and rasterizer)
  • game.exe (by Sahmon Games) - The Island (The Island Game)
  • PreLoader.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zlib1.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Zlib (Zlib1: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • The Island - Castaway.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6F6D4B1-68D3-43C1-854E-B61BF23A0E72}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Island - Castaway?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.88%
Windows 8 15.63%
Windows Vista 9.38%
Windows XP 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 7 Starter 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  Germany 8.33%
  Brazil 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  NP 5.56%
  Philippines 5.56%
  Poland 5.56%
  Australia 2.78%
  BN 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  DZ 2.78%
  Croatia 2.78%
  Indonesia 2.78%
  India 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.43%
Lenovo 10.71%
ASUS 7.14%
Dell 7.14%
Samsung 7.14%
Sony 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
Gateway 3.57%
NEC 3.57%
Medion 3.57%
Common models
VOBIS G31M-S2L 4.00%
Sony VGN-FW548F 4.00%
Sony SVE14A27CXH 4.00%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 4.00%
Samsung 355V4C/355V4X/355... 4.00%
Samsung 305E4A/305E5A/305... 4.00%

Publisher URL: www.myplaycity.com


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