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VersionDistribution 88.89% 11.11%

Chess Informant Expert


Chess Informant Expert is a software program developed by Chess Informant. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 10.44 MB (10,945,024 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Chess Informant Expert come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sahovski.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\chess informant\chess informant expert\help
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9B33933F-DBF5-4C52-B087-FF384AAACA2F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Chess Informant Expert

  • ciexpert.exe - Chess Informant Expert
  • cigameviewerxcontrol1.ocx - Chess Informant On-line game viewer (On-line game viewer control)
  • regoff.exe
  • ruffian.exe
  • wcrafty-17.9-smp.exe
  • wcrafty-18.7-smp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ciexpert.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B21862EA-1804-418A-AC7B-C9E977AD8CE1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Chess Informant Expert?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 11%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.71%
  France 14.29%
  Canada 14.29%
  MK 7.14%
  Brazil 7.14%
  Belgium 7.14%
  Switzerland 7.14%
  Greece 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Medion 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Apple 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 12.50%
LENOVO 2342CTO 12.50%
HP-Pavilion RK575AA-ABA a... 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 1764 12.50%
ASUSTeK X55A 12.50%
ASUSTeK K95VB 12.50%


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