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Should I remove 3D Snowy Cottage?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,944
United States Rank #17,988
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 140.44 days
1050.65 days >
Average installed length: 552.04 days


1.0.2 100.00%

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3D Snowy Cottage

What is 3D Snowy Cottage?

The 3D Snowy Cottage ScreenSaver is installed with the InstallIQ software bundler which is an install manager that will perform the installation of the desired software and will make recommendations for additional advertising supported or other 3rd party software that may include toolbars, browser add-ons, security programs, and other types of programs. Although you are not required to install any additional software, you need to manually uncheck the additional software bundled or it will be installed on your PC. Software that may be offered during installation include the Yahoo! Toolbar, PC Optimizer Pro, DefaultTab, Genieo, Smart PC Cleaner, and others. Uninstalling the screensaver will not automatically removed the bundled software.

About  (from W3i)

Follow the beautiful stone bridge up to a cozy cottage hidden in the depths of tall pines. Animals scurry about as the first snowflakes begin to fall. The cottage lights are on, waiting for your arrival in this free 3D animated screensaver.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
3D Snowy Cottage has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freeze.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\W3i, LLC\3D Snowy Cottage\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AB89101E-DA74-4A74-96CC-3D9198B20DC8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 3D Snowy Cottage

Program executable:ptest.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\W3i, LLC\3D Snowy Cottage\ptest.exe

How do I remove 3D Snowy Cottage?

You can uninstall 3D Snowy Cottage 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 Snowy Cottage, 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 Snowy Cottage.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.88%
Windows XP 8.11%
Windows Vista 7.21%
Windows 10 1.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.48%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.48%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.90%
  Germany 5.42%
  United Kingdom 3.01%
  Belgium 2.41%
  Canada 2.41%
  Spain 1.81%
  Italy 1.81%
  Russia 1.20%
  Singapore 0.60%
  Brazil 0.60%
  Australia 0.60%
  India 0.60%
  Mexico 0.60%
  IQ 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.00%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 17.33%
Samsung 2.67%
Sony 1.33%
ASUS 1.33%
Lenovo 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.06%
Dell Dell DM061 2.06%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.06%

About W3i

W3i developes a product called InstallIQ that allows software publishers montize software distribution by co-installed bundled software as well as interapp advertising.
Publisher URL: www.w3i.com


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