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Zynga Poker

What is Zynga Poker?

This is a desktop app for the Pokki platform that runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki mobile app-like interface. Pokki Software automatically collects usage information with respect to particular Pokki Apps.

About  (from SweetLabs)

There’s always a table waiting for you in the Zynga Poker app for Pokki! Play LIVE against 6+ million daily users in Zynga’s very first game. Play a hand of Texas Hold’em with millions of real players.


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 18 files and is usually about 98.57 MB (103,356,947 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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com/app/Zynga-Poker
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALL54acb8c25fdde90cccdae3e71cee7a6b591fdebc
Estimated size: 98.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zynga Poker

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2475710725-4113460478-2195723455-1001.
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)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #11' 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 Zynga Poker?

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Or, you can uninstall Zynga Poker 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 Zynga Poker, 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 Zynga Poker.

Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  Norway 4.35%
  Austria 4.35%
  Iran 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  Czech Republic 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 27.27%
Acer 27.27%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S70-B 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-B 9.09%
Packard Bell Easynote ME6... 9.09%
LENOVO 80ES 9.09%
LENOVO 20240 9.09%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com


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