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Word Challenge Extreme

What is Word Challenge Extreme?

Word Challenge Extreme 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 10.2 MB (10,698,073 bytes).
Word Challenge Extreme has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.MyPlayCity.com
Help link: www.MyPlayCity.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Word Challenge Extreme\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Word Challenge Extreme\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Word Challenge Extreme

  • PreLoader.exe
  • Word Challenge Extreme.exe
  • engine.exe
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • game.exe
  • gd301.dll (by Viktoria Institute) - GapiDraw (GapiDraw 3.00)
  • pfbdownloader.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • toolbar.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Word Challenge Extreme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B1393E01-8FD1-44AD-B153-28C3BD20F00A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Word Challenge Extreme?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 7 Starter 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Philippines 16.67%
  Australia 5.56%
  India 5.56%
  IQ 5.56%
  Germany 5.56%
  United Arab Emirates 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.18%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 9.09%
Sahara 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L640 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 8.33%
LG Electronics Inc. X120-... 8.33%
IBM 8172D3M 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard G5239sc-m 8.33%

Publisher URL: www.myplaycity.com


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