25,413,814 programs installed

Should I remove Pokki?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
36% remove it64% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #793
United States Rank #1,613
Reach 1.0796%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.04 days
148.54 days >
Average installed length: 78.05 days


VersionDistribution 7.73% 0.24% 22.27% 1.14% 1.86% 9.22% 0.05% 1.11% 0.03% 0.19% 3.92% 0.22% 0.35% 0.97% 18.22% 7.54% 0.32% 0.16% 0.49% 0.03% 0.08% 0.38% 1.32% 0.68% 0.03% 0.16% 0.08% 0.08% 0.19% 0.05% 0.24% 7.49% 0.51% 0.14% 4.05% 0.27% 1.73% 0.68% 0.05% 3.24% 0.22% 0.68% 0.03% 0.08% 0.22% 0.05% 0.05% 0.08% 0.03% 0.22% 0.16%
61 versions


What is Pokki?

The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy and Download.com. "The Pokki platform provides users with rich HTML5 apps on their Windows desktop for the ultimate app experience on the PC. Categories of apps include games, social media, education, entertainment, music, photography and more."

About  (from SweetLabs)

Pokki brings your favorite apps to your PC. The App Store is included with Pokki and makes it easy to discover and install your favorite apps with a single click. Apps are installed into the Pokki Menu and are automatically pinned to your taskbar. It's that easy. The Pokki Menu makes accessing and organizing your favor...  Read more
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
Pokki has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\v0.260.8.396
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\v0.260.8.393\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 63.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pokki

Program executable:pokki.exe
Signed by:Pokki
Pokki by SweetLabs is an online app store for Windows where users can browse and install various apps into the Pokki platform. The Pokki platform runs in in the background of Windows and checks the Pokki service for app updates amongst...
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Pokki
  • ocdeskband_0.dll - ocdeskband Dynamic Link Library
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • avutil-51.dll
  • d3dx9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • wow_helper.exe
  • chrome.dll
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll
  • ocdeskband_1.dll
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki support library.
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper. - Pokki Download Helper
  • PokkiDownloadHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper. is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPokkiDownloadHelper.'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper. is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'pokki.com/PokkiDownloadHelper' with a plugin key of 'pokki.com/PokkiDownloadHelper'.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • pokki.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\pokki.exe".
  • 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.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' 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.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to a23-77-202-17.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to fa-in-f113.1e100.net ( port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to lhr14s20-in-f2.1e100.net ( port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to (port 8890).
  • pokki.exe connects to cdn-68-142-79-24-lax.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to mrs02s05-in-f21.1e100.net ( port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to sin01s04-in-f1.1e100.net ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0256392496%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01635433%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00928492%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:18,414,763
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:337.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Pokki?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Pokki you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 36%
Keep it 64%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 49.12%
Windows 7 44.44%
Windows XP 4.00%
Windows Vista 2.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 19.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.92%
Windows 8 Pro 10.25%
Windows 8.1 8.48%
Windows 7 Professional 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.80%
  Germany 6.37%
  IQ 3.36%
  Saudi Arabia 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  Italy 2.30%
  Israel 2.18%
  Canada 2.14%
  Egypt 2.14%
  MA 2.11%
  Australia 2.02%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.44%
  France 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.50%
Acer 18.32%
Toshiba 14.96%
Dell 11.96%
Lenovo 8.78%
ASUS 7.36%
Samsung 3.36%
Sony 3.06%
Medion 1.79%
American Megatrends 1.63%
Intel 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.16%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.87%
LENOVO 20217 2.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 1.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.34%

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

comments2 comments

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user comment
AM8 months ago
Ed, did you find a solution? I have the same problem!
user comment
Ed9 months ago
I have tried to uninstall Pokki via the Windows uninstaller but the program doesn't disappear. I have manually deleted every file related to Pokki, but still the toolbar icon is showing up. What should I do to remove the toolbar icon? It is really annoying.