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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #9,563
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3D Pinball

What is 3D Pinball?

Microsoft Windows Pinbal, or 3D Space Cadet Pinball was introduced in Microsoft Plus 95, it then became so popular that it was included in Microsoft Windows NT 4 by default.


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 PINBALL.EXE. The setup package is about 2.45 MB (2,566,399 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows NT\Pinball\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C342E30B-52F9-4657-96B6-32E399B9DEB2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 3D Pinball

Program executable:PINBALL.EXE
Name:3D Pinball
Path:C:\Program Files\Windows NT\Pinball\PINBALL.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PINBALL.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{0CF48603-5199-429A-A341-D68A6F0848E1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove 3D Pinball?

You can uninstall 3D Pinball 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 3D Pinball, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 3D Pinball.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.75%
Windows 10 32.59%
Windows Vista 3.46%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.75%
Windows 10 Home 11.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 8.1 8.61%
Windows 10 Pro 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.22%
  United Kingdom 6.30%
  Italy 4.15%
  Canada 3.69%
  Australia 2.76%
  Netherlands 2.76%
  France 2.30%
  Spain 2.00%
  Greece 1.23%
  Germany 1.08%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Belgium 0.77%
  Norway 0.77%
  India 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 22.54%
Acer 19.05%
Toshiba 10.16%
ASUS 8.57%
Lenovo 3.81%
Samsung 2.22%
Alienware 1.27%
MSI 0.95%
NEC 0.95%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.65%
Acer Aspire M5802/M3802 2.91%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.91%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.33%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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