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Should I remove A-Ball?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,965
United States Rank #42,120
Reach 0.0037%


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What is A-Ball?

A-Ball is a casual video games distributed through the GameTop.com download portal. The trial verison of the game in some cases drops an icon on the user's desktop 'Online Free Games' which links to a partner portal such as onlinefreegames.com.


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 a-ball.exe. The software installer includes 19 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GameTop.com
Installation folder: C:\GameTop.com\A-Ball\
Uninstaller: "C:\GameTop.com\A-Ball\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by A-Ball

Program executable:a-ball.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • BlitzClose.dll
  • blitzsys.dll
  • BSys.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • birds.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • Game.exe
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org, PUC-Rio) - Lua (Lua script engine)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • NavalStrike.exe
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • ssc.exe (by Fireglow Games) - Sudden Strike 3 (Sudden Strike 3 Game)
  • unins002.exe
  • unins003.exe
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • birds.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2040971-E939-432A-B693-3EBB564FCC15}' (runs on registration).
  • A-Ball.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EBF1F6E5-C472-4702-8878-4138C4A7013A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove A-Ball?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 11.54%
Windows Vista 9.62%
Windows 8 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.84%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.94%
  Germany 25.00%
  Italy 9.38%
  Canada 4.69%
  India 3.13%
  Poland 3.13%
  Australia 1.56%
  Brazil 1.56%
  BY 1.56%
  Czech Republic 1.56%
  Egypt 1.56%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  Israel 1.56%
  Iran 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.58%
Acer 20.93%
Dell 13.95%
ASUS 9.30%
Toshiba 6.98%
Medion 4.65%
Lenovo 4.65%
Samsung 2.33%
MSI 2.33%
Apple 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP-Pavilion FQ596AA-ABA a... 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite P770 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 2.27%

About (from Media Contact LLC)

Media Contacts is the global award-winning interactive arm of Havas Digital – the interactive division of Havas Media.
Publisher URL: www.mediacontacts.com


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