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Should I remove Big Fish Games: Game Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,717
United States Rank #1,184
Reach 0.3938%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.38 days
483.10 days >
Average installed length: 253.83 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 0.03% 0.04% 67.24% 0.08% 1.00% 2.59% 1.74% 0.48% 2.19% 18.23% 1.15% 0.33% 0.13% 0.27% 3.38% 1.04% 0.01%

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Big Fish Games: Game Manager

What is Big Fish Games: Game Manager?

The Big Fish Games: Game Manager is a place for you to view and control of all the Big Fish games that you have purchased. The Game Manager allows you to download the games onto your PC and also allows you to play, manage, sort and buy more games from the Big Fish Games.

About  (from Big Fish Games)

Welcome to Big Fish Games! We're big believers that everyone is a gamer at heart and that games are a great source of joy and relaxation. With Big Fish Games, you'll discover something new every day. We offer a broad selection of interactive games that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere — on your PC, Mac, mobile phone, or...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is bfgclient.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 22.76 MB (23,867,323 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bigfishgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bfgclient
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\bfgclient\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Big Fish Games: Game Manager

Program executable:bfgclient.exe
Name:Game Manager Application
Big Fish Games: Game Manager Application
Path:C:\Program Files\bfgclient\bfgclient.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Big Fish Games
  • bfgcommon.dll - bfgcommon Dynamic Link Library
  • bfggameservices.exe - bfggameservices Application (Big Fish Game Services)
  • bfgprocess.exe - BFG Process Application (Big Fish Games: BFGProcess Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • bfgclient.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F40D237F-866B-436F-88D6-E002727703FA}' (runs on registration).
  • bfgprocess.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BFGLaunch_bfgprocess' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • bfgclient.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bfgclient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • bfgclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\bfgclient\bfgclient.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0072889102%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00355837%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00373054%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Big Fish Games: Game Manager?

You can uninstall Big Fish Games: Game Manager 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 Big Fish Games: Game Manager, 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 Big Fish Games: Game Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.98%
Windows Vista 12.71%
Windows 10 12.49%
Windows XP 6.79%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.81%
Windows 7 Professional 5.95%
Windows 10 Home 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.85%
  Germany 9.42%
  United Kingdom 4.48%
  Canada 3.90%
  Australia 2.95%
  France 2.60%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Italy 0.77%
  Belgium 0.60%
  New Zealand 0.56%
  Austria 0.56%
  Spain 0.52%
  Mexico 0.36%
  Israel 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.54%
Dell 23.74%
Acer 18.06%
Toshiba 9.64%
ASUS 5.43%
Samsung 2.02%
Lenovo 1.57%
Intel 1.32%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Medion 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.61%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.60%
Dell XPS 8300 2.24%

About (from Big Fish Games, Inc.)

With Big Fish Games, you'll discover something new every day.
Publisher URL: www.bigfishgames.com


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