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Should I remove Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #40,909
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.52 days
457.81 days >
Average installed length: 240.54 days

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Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops

What is Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops?

This is a OEM installed trial version of the game included with the WildTangent Games App, pre-installed with the HP PC. Since the game is a trial and required paid Wild Tangent coins for extended use it can be safely removed from the user's PC. The installed Hewlett-Packard My Game Center software is required to run this game.

About  (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

Overview

It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The primary executable is named tradewinds.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,200,541 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\GameChannel\Games\1C3FDBBA-EBF7-4CDB-AD8A-A1125734AF86
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\GameChannel\Games\1C3FDBBA-EBF7-4CDB-AD8A-A1125734AF86\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops

Program executable:tradewinds.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wildtangent\apps\gamechannel\games\1c3fdbba-ebf7-4cdb-ad8a-a1125734af86\tradewinds.exe
MD5:528e506b87868573302ef2775db1620d
Additional files:
  • amsdk.dll (by Trymedia Systems) - ActiveMARK(TM) SDK
  • gd204.dll (by Viktoria Institute) - GapiDraw (GapiDraw 2.04)
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops?

Quickly and completely remove Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops (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 Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops 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 from Hewlett-Packard Laptops (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 Tradewinds from Hewlett-Packard Laptops.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
US RANK
#40,909
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
240.54
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 87.50%
Windows 7 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 87.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.76%
  Mexico 12.12%
  Estonia 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Iran 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 56.25%
Sahara 37.50%
Acer 6.25%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FQ565AA-ABA a... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv8000 (EE944... 7.69%

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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