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3% remove it97% keep it
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Canasta for Windows

What is Canasta for Windows?  (from Bitz & Pixelz)

Canasta is a popular strategy card game for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP. Play against the PC or another person over the Internet. If you like games like Solitaire and Hearts, you'll enjoy Canasta too. Score by melding cards and making Canastas (seven cards of the same rank). There are 3 skill levels, resolutions up to 12...  Read more


Canasta for Windows is a program developed by Bitz & Pixelz. 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 programs's main executable is canasta.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.4 MB of memory. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.82 MB (2,955,171 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 67% of users of Canasta for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canasta
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Canasta\\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Canasta\\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 2.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canasta for Windows

Program executable:canasta.exe
Name:Canasta for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\Canasta\canasta.exe
Additional files:
  • GameServer32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0016276540%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017297%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00145469%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:5.87 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Canasta for Windows?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.85%
Windows 8 21.95%
Windows Vista 7.32%
Windows XP 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.88%
Windows 8.1 8.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Canada 5.41%
  Australia 3.60%
  Germany 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  France 1.80%
  Mexico 1.80%
  Austria 1.80%
  Poland 1.80%
  United Kingdom 1.80%
  Slovenia 0.90%
  Singapore 0.90%
  South Africa 0.90%
  Brazil 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.07%
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 24.56%
Toshiba 7.02%
ASUS 5.26%
Medion 1.75%
Samsung 1.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
Samsung P500A2D 1.49%
HP-Pavilion AY643AA-ABA s... 1.49%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 1.49%


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