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23% remove it77% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.1.45719 100.00%

Web MD

Overview

Web MD is a software program developed by Pokki. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 107.58 MB (112,800,653 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. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 94% of users of Web MD come from the United States, it is also popular in Peru.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALL44459b8157366732122ec989d4bc956b380d4e4c
Estimated size: 107.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Web MD

  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe - Host App Service Updater
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe - Service Host App Updater
  • ServiceStartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • ServiceHostApp.exe - Service Host App
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • Launcher.dll (by SweetLabs) - Pokki (Pokki support library.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
2 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.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • ServiceHostApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #6' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\ServiceHostApp.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • 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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pokki' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.

How do I remove Web MD?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Peru 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Toshiba 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55Dt-B 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 16.67%
LENOVO INVALID 16.67%
LENOVO 20378 16.67%
LENOVO 20217 16.67%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 16.67%

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