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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,036
United States Rank #1,607
Reach 0.2231%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.84 days
496.66 days >
Average installed length: 260.96 days


GTWY0802 1.31%
GTWY0701 0.74% 2.21% 17.36% 6.78% 1.02% 21.07% 0.10% 14.45% 25.86% 0.10% 8.73% 0.19% 0.10%

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eMachines Games

What is eMachines Games?

eMachines Games is the Hewlett-Packard branded version of the WildTangent game center that is pre-installed with many eMachines PCs. During pre-install it includes several WT games already loaded on to the PC for instant trial play.

About  (from WildTangent)

WildTangent operates a cross-device games service that allows consumers around the world to access games through our convenient WildTangent Games App. Fueled by our digital currency, WildCoins, and a proprietary ad platforms including, BrandBoost, the service delivers the most cost-efficient way to play games. Consumer...  Read more


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Acer computers. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 185 files and is usually about 4.59 MB (4,808,999 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eMachines Games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\eMachines Games\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eMachines Games

  • uninstall.exe - WildTangent Uninstaller
  • ConsHk.dll - ConsHk Dynamic Link Library
  • provider.exe - Game Explorer Categories (Installer for Game Explorer Categories)
  • GDF.dll - WildTangent GDF DLL (WildTangent GDF Helper)
  • WTA-435819bd-7c55-4ca9-82a5-6902c0265029-wextr.exe - WIRE Atom Installer (WIRE installer for ${PRODUCTCODENAME})
  • WTA-77ffc180-bcf0-47f0-93fb-bac31c594c34-wextr.exe
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - Game Console (GameConsole)
  • DRM0302.dll - DRM3 Module (WildTangent DRM Module)
  • GameConsoleService.exe - GameConsole (GameConsoleService)
  • uninstaller.exe - Uninstaller
  • WTHk.dll - WTHk
  • wtap.dll - Wild Games
  • Bejeweled 2 Deluxe-WT.exe - Bejeweled 2 Deluxe
  • Bejeweled2-WT.exe
  • Blackhawk2-WT.exe - Blackhawk Striker 2
  • BlasterBall3-WT.exe - Blasterball 3
  • Build-a-lot 2-WT.exe - Build-a-lot 2
  • buildalot2-WT.exe
  • Buildalot3-WT.exe - Build-a-lot 3
  • Buildalot-WT.exe - Build-a-lot
  • CC_Kart2-WT.exe - Crazy Chicken Kart 2
  • Chronicles of Albian-WT.exe - Chronicles of Albian
  • Chuzzle Deluxe-WT.exe - Chuzzle Deluxe
  • CradleOfRome2-WT.exe - Cradle of Rome 2
  • Diner Dash-WT.exe - Diner Dash
  • DoraAdventure-WT.exe - Dora's World Adventure
  • DriveGreen1-WT.exe - John Deere Drive Green
  • Faerie Solitaire Oberon-WT.exe - Faerie Solitaire
  • farm-WT.exe - Farm Frenzy
  • Fate-WT.exe - FATE
  • GHScrabble-WT.exe - Scrabble
  • golf-WT.exe - Polar Golfer
  • hotdish-WT.exe - Hot Dish
  • Insaniquarium Deluxe-WT.exe - Insaniquarium Deluxe
  • Insaniquarium-WT.exe
  • JewelMatch3-WT.exe - Jewel Match 3
  • JewelQuestHeritage-WT.exe - Jewel Quest - Heritage
  • JewelQuest-WT.exe - Jewel Quest
  • JQSolitaire2-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Solitaire 2
  • JQSolitaire3-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Solitaire 3
  • mahjong_artifacts-WT.exe - Mahjongg Artifacts
  • MonopolyPB-WT.exe - Monopoly
  • mysteryofmortlakemansion-WT.exe - Mystery of Mortlake Mansion
  • penguins-WT.exe - Penguins!
  • Plants vs. Zombies-WT.exe - Plants vs. Zombies
  • PlantsVsZombies-WT.exe
  • Poker3-WT.exe - Poker Superstars III
  • PolarPool-WT.exe - Polar Pool
  • Polar-WT.exe - Polar Bowler
  • Racing-WT.exe - Final Drive: Nitro
  • SCRABBLE PLUS-WT.exe - Scrabble Plus
  • Slingo Deluxe-WT.exe - Slingo Deluxe
  • Torchlight.exe - LaunchTorchlight
  • Torchlight2-WT.exe - Torchlight
  • Torchlight-WT.exe
  • TPIR[Windows]-WT.exe - The Price is Right
  • tradewinds-WT.exe - Tradewinds
  • Virtual Families-WT.exe - Virtual Families
  • Wedding Dash-WT.exe - Wedding Dash
  • Wheel Of Fortune-WT.exe - Wheel of Fortune 2
  • WorldOfGoo-WT.exe - World of Goo

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

11 Scheduled Tasks
  • Bejeweled 2 Deluxe-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABD5DDBF-4349-47EB-B47C-E5ACC1E215D6}' (runs on registration).
  • CradleOfRome2-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8C04C2D-2388-452D-B479-46C63669199C}' (runs on registration).
  • Chronicles of Albian-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B046A23-AB8D-4CF9-98DE-3993E0978D3E}' (runs on registration).
  • DriveGreen1-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2F05B800-B27E-40DA-9346-99CB3D355E1E}' (runs on registration).
  • Insaniquarium Deluxe-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AC04A703-802C-4B23-844D-6174042AF8D3}' (runs on registration).
  • JewelMatch3-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B6F23B3-CDDF-46FE-834A-8E9EB455F7D3}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 5 more
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".

How do I remove eMachines Games?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.90%
Windows Vista 11.62%
Windows 8 2.20%
Windows XP 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.22%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.39%
Windows 7 Starter 3.11%
Windows 10 Home 1.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.03%
  France 2.78%
  Canada 2.32%
  Germany 1.84%
  United Kingdom 1.78%
  Australia 1.69%
  Sweden 1.44%
  Italy 0.94%
  Finland 0.73%
  Spain 0.69%
  DK 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.48%
  Brazil 0.42%
  Taiwan 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 93.12%
Gateway 6.88%
Common models
eMachines ET1331G 9.89%
eMachines EL1352 7.64%
eMachines EL1360G 7.47%
eMachines ET1831 6.76%
eMachines EL1352G 5.18%
eMachines EL1358G 4.17%

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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