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Should I remove Tradewinds?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #23,820
United States Rank #11,588
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.28 days
686.83 days >
Average installed length: 360.88 days


WT026781 0.83%
WT024398 28.10%
WT024397 1.65%
WT022436 26.45%
WT022435 5.79%
WT018016 23.14%
WT018015 2.48%
WT010655 6.61%
WT005551 0.83%
WT005538 1.65%
WT005523 0.83%
WT005325 0.83%
09/20/2005 12:03 AM 0.83%

Typically installed together

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What is Tradewinds?  (from WildTangent)

How business-savvy are you? Use your intuition to make smart business trades with foreigners in the original Tradewinds! Build your empire and sail the mystic seas as you journey to distant islands and barter with shrewd merchants. Buy low, sell high, and strive to achieve the ultimate rank of Tai Pan! Finance your fut...  Read more


Tradewinds is a software program developed by WildTangent. The most common release is wt024398, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named tradewinds.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 1.96 MB (2,054,678 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 97% of users of Tradewinds come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway Games\Tradewinds
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Gateway Games\Tradewinds\Uninstall.exe"
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 1.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tradewinds

Program executable:tradewinds.exe
Name:Trade Winds
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway games\tradewinds\tradewinds.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Tradewinds (Installer for Tradewinds)
  • wtap.dll - Wild Games
  • tradewinds-WT.exe - Tradewinds
  • gd204.dll (by Viktoria Institute) - GapiDraw (GapiDraw 2.04)
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • GDF.dll

How do I remove Tradewinds?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 65%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 80.17%
Windows XP 10.74%
Windows 7 8.26%
Windows 8 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 73.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.83%
Windows 10 Home 0.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.13%
  Canada 1.91%
  Mexico 0.48%
  Jamaica 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 92.04%
Hewlett-Packard 6.19%
Dell 1.77%
Common models
Gateway GT5620 5.98%
Gateway GM5626 5.13%
Gateway GT5428 3.42%
Gateway ML6230 ... 3.42%
Gateway MT6840 ... 3.42%
Gateway GM5472 2.56%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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