40,693,343 programs installed

Should I remove Pokki?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #734
United States Rank #1,181
Reach 1.1666%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.16 days
181.73 days >
Average installed length: 95.49 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.269.2.471 0.20%
0.269.2.405 0.71%
0.269.2.296 0.01%
0.267.1.208 19.48%
0.267.1.197 0.28%
0.266.1.172 33.81%
0.266.1.155 0.65%
0.266.0.377 1.12%
0.265.14.368 4.71%
0.265.14.348 0.03%
0.265.14.331 0.56%
0.265.14.265 0.08%
0.265.14.261 1.95%
0.263.15.27 2.00%
0.263.14.128 0.12%
0.263.14.114 0.61%
0.263.13.354 0.76%
0.263.13.325 9.43%
0.263.13.319 3.83%
0.263.13.310 0.21%
0.263.13.302 0.08%
0.263.0.291 0.29%
0.263.0.289 0.01%
0.263.0.256 0.04%
0.262.11.444 0.20%
0.262.11.438 0.67%
0.262.11.429 0.35%
0.262.11.428 0.01%
0.262.11.423 0.08%
0.262.11.422 0.05%
0.262.11.421 0.04%
0.262.11.420 0.12%
0.262.11.418 0.03%
0.262.11.412 0.12%
0.262.11.408 10.51%
0.262.11.395 0.27%
0.262.11.386 0.08%
0.262.11.378 2.11%
0.261.11.361 0.13%
0.260.11.291 0.87%
0.260.11.283 0.36%
0.260.11.279 0.03%
0.260.10.204 1.67%
0.260.9.182 0.11%
0.260.8.396 0.37%
0.260.8.394 0.01%
0.260.8.393 0.04%
0.260.7.382 0.11%
0.260.6.332 0.03%
0.260.3.305 0.03%
0.260.2.250 0.05%
64 versions

Pokki

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

Overview

The most used version is 0.266.1.172, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is pokki.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 63.47 MB (66,555,383 bytes).
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

Displayed publisher: Pokki
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
Name:Pokki
Signed by:Pokki
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\v0.260.8.396\pokki.exe
MD5:78b1649083dbab2c4f491baf9b1d5561
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)
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • avutil-51.dll
  • d3dx9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • 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 - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki support library.
  • ocdeskband_1.dll
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper.1.2.0.78.dll - Pokki Download Helper
  • PokkiDownloadHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper.1.2.0.78.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPokkiDownloadHelper.1.2.0.78.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npPokkiDownloadHelper.1.2.0.78.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'pokki.com/PokkiDownloadHelper' with a plugin key of 'pokki.com/PokkiDownloadHelper'.
Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • 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.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #8' 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 (23.77.202.17 port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to fa-in-f113.1e100.net (173.194.70.113 port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to lhr14s20-in-f2.1e100.net (173.194.34.98 port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to 184.75.170.226 (port 8890).
  • pokki.exe connects to cdn-68-142-79-24-lax.llnw.net (68.142.79.24 port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to mrs02s05-in-f21.1e100.net (173.194.35.117 port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com (199.59.149.198 port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to sin01s04-in-f1.1e100.net (74.125.235.1 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

pokki.exe
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
Switches/sec:44
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.
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WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#734

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.46%
Windows 7 33.72%
Windows XP 2.29%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.37%
Windows 8 17.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.21%
Windows 8 Pro 6.80%
Windows 7 Professional 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.99%
  Germany 3.98%
  United Kingdom 3.68%
  Canada 3.18%
  Italy 3.13%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%
  IQ 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Australia 1.78%
  MA 1.60%
  Brazil 1.50%
  Egypt 1.50%
  Israel 1.44%
  France 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.03%
Toshiba 18.66%
Hewlett-Packard 17.21%
Dell 10.87%
Lenovo 8.34%
ASUS 5.85%
Samsung 3.22%
GIGABYTE 2.99%
Intel 0.85%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 8.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
LENOVO 20217 3.85%
Acer Aspire E1-522 3.10%
Acer Aspire E1-570 2.92%
Acer Aspire E1-572 2.71%

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

user comment
user comment
AMover a year ago
Ed, did you find a solution? I have the same problem!
user comment
Edover a year 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.