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27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #913
United States Rank #761
Reach 0.7532%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.97 days
294.01 days >
Average installed length: 154.48 days


VersionDistribution 1.70% 69.44% 2.14% 0.34% 11.73% 6.24% 8.41%

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Acer Games

What is Acer Games?

Acer Games is a OEM verison of the WildTangent Games suite that is pre-installed with new Acer PCs.


Acer Games is a software program developed by WildTangent. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named GameConsoleService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 211 files and is usually about 259.06 MB (271,642,269 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 58% of users of Acer Games come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Acer Games\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 259.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Games

Program executable:GameConsoleService.exe
Signed by:WildTangent Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer Games\Acer Game Console\GameConsoleService.exe
GameConsoleService is the web service portion of WildTangent which is typically installed with various OEM PCs such as HP called the My HP Game Console.
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - WildTangent Uninstaller
  • ConsHk.dll - ConsHk Dynamic Link Library
  • provider.exe - Game Explorer Categories (Installer for Game Explorer Categories)
  • GDF.dll - WildTangent GDF DLL (WildTangent GDF Helper)
  • WTA-0e124e4b-b955-41f2-bf52-d0c478a4aa78-wextr.exe - WIRE Atom Installer (WIRE installer for ${PRODUCTCODENAME})
  • WTA-434742fd-6b59-449b-a67f-873b92c3452e-wextr.exe
  • WTA-c9cedf15-06c3-423c-8ced-1eed002f98e4-wextr.exe
  • webdriver.dll - WebDriver Module (WildTangent Web Driver)
  • GameConsole-wt.dll - Game Console (GameConsole)
  • GameConsole-wt.exe
  • DRM0302.dll - DRM3 Module (WildTangent DRM Module)
  • GameConsoleService.exe - GameConsole (GameConsoleService)
  • uninstaller.exe - Uninstaller
  • WTHk.dll - WTHk
  • wtap.dll - Wild Games
  • Agatha Christie - Death on the Nile-WT.exe - Agatha Christie - Death on the Nile
  • Akhra-WT.exe - Akhra: The Treasures
  • alicesmagicalmahjong-WT.exe - Alice's Magical Mahjong
  • Bejeweled 2 Deluxe-WT.exe - Bejeweled 2 Deluxe
  • Bejeweled2-WT.exe
  • bejeweled3-WT.exe - Bejeweled 3
  • Blackhawk2-WT.exe - Blackhawk Striker 2
  • BlasterBall3-WT.exe - Blasterball 3
  • Build-a-lot 2-WT.exe - Build-a-lot 2
  • buildalot2-WT.exe
  • Buildalot3-WT.exe - Build-a-lot 3
  • Buildalot4-WT.exe - Build-a-lot 4 - Power Source
  • CC_Kart2-WT.exe - Crazy Chicken Kart 2
  • Chronicles of Albian-WT.exe - Chronicles of Albian
  • Chuzzle Deluxe-WT.exe - Chuzzle Deluxe
  • cradleofrome2-WT.exe - Cradle of Rome 2
  • Diego's Rescue-WT.exe - Diego's Ultimate Rescue
  • Diner Dash-WT.exe - Diner Dash
  • DoraAdventure-WT.exe - Dora's World Adventure
  • DriveGreen1-WT.exe - John Deere Drive Green
  • Faerie Solitaire Oberon-WT.exe - Faerie Solitaire
  • farm-WT.exe - Farm Frenzy
  • Fate-WT.exe - FATE
  • GHScrabble-WT.exe - Scrabble
  • golf-WT.exe - Polar Golfer
  • GovernorofPoker2_PE_WildTangent_v1.5-WT.exe - Governor of Poker 2 Premium Edition
  • Insaniquarium Deluxe-WT.exe - Insaniquarium Deluxe
  • Insaniquarium-WT.exe
  • Jewel Quest Solitaire-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Solitaire
  • JewelMatch2-WT.exe - Jewel Match 2
  • jewelmatch3-WT.exe - Jewel Match 3
  • JewelQuestHeritage-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Heritage
  • JewelQuest-WT.exe - Jewel Quest
  • JQSolitaire2-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Solitaire 2
  • JQSolitaire3-WT.exe - Jewel Quest Solitaire 3
  • MonopolyPB-WT.exe - Monopoly
  • MUIStartmenuLink.exe - MUIStartmenuLink
  • MyFarmLife-WT.exe - My Farm Life
  • mysteryofmortlakemansion-WT.exe - Mystery of Mortlake Mansion
  • penguins-WT.exe - Penguins!
  • Plants vs. Zombies-WT.exe - Plants vs. Zombies
  • plantsvszombies-WT.exe - Plants vs. Zombies - Game of the Year
  • Poker3-WT.exe - Poker Superstars III
  • Polar-WT.exe - Polar Bowler
  • Racing-WT.exe - Final Drive: Nitro

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

17 Scheduled Tasks
  • Fate-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0DD7897-25B8-4458-A779-CE9F8042A18C}' (runs on registration).
  • JewelMatch3-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{074402C1-3F65-4DD5-998C-6F62A530AE72}' (runs on registration).
  • Bejeweled 2 Deluxe-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DEDA3DC8-56A0-43BA-B05F-92A9621C5365}' (runs on registration).
  • ZumasRevenge-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE5D212A-410D-473F-804D-A7B426E6A862}' (runs on registration).
  • CradleOfRome2-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8C04C2D-2388-452D-B479-46C63669199C}' (runs on registration).
  • Chronicles of Albian-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B046A23-AB8D-4CF9-98DE-3993E0978D3E}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 11 more
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".

How do I remove Acer Games?

You can uninstall Acer Games 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 Acer Games, 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 Acer Games.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.83%
Windows 10 8.99%
Windows XP 0.15%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.26%
Windows 10 Home 7.78%
Windows 7 Starter 6.90%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.80%
Windows 7 Professional 0.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.56%
  Canada 9.67%
  Germany 4.28%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  France 2.96%
  Italy 1.95%
  Australia 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  Brazil 1.58%
  Belgium 1.22%
  Taiwan 1.14%
  Sweden 1.06%
  Spain 0.87%
  Norway 0.80%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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