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Varmintz

What is Varmintz?

Varmintz is a video game publsihed by Oberon and downloadable through the iWin/Iplay game portal.

Overview

Varmintz is a program developed by Oberon Media. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 17.67 MB (18,527,849 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iplay.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Varmintz
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Varmintz\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Varmintz\install.log"
Estimated size: 17.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Varmintz

  • GameShell.dll - Game Launcher
  • Launch.exe
  • GDFShell.dll - GDFShell installs games to Vista Games Explorer
  • Varmintz.exe (by Macromedia) - Director MX (Macromedia Projector)
  • Varmintz_Deluxe.exe (by Macromedia)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44BAB794-8FA7-431B-A6EA-7D92D4C3D556}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.
  • Varmintz.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Varmintz\Varmintz.exe'.

How do I remove Varmintz?

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

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About (from Oberon Media, Inc.)

Since 2003, we’ve successfully delivered personalized gaming experiences that engage, excite, and entertain millions of dedicated game players worldwide.
Publisher URL: www.oberon-media.com

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