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What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,367
United States Rank #17,521
Reach 0.0044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.57 days
370.89 days >
Average installed length: 194.88 days

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What is CrushArcade?

CrushArcade is an adware program that displays ad-injected advertisements in the user's web browser. "Ads by CrushArcade" advertisements will be shown as boxes containing various coupons that are available, as underlined keywords, pop-up ads or advertising banners. CrushArcade website allows users to play various types of addictive arcade games.

From the Terms: "Premium Games are offered free of charge at the Site in exchange for your agreement to install the CrushArcade Software (the "Software"). The Software will allow us to display third party applications as well as text link, popup/under, transitional, shopping and banner advertisements on your computer based on the information we collect from you as described in the Privacy Policy. The Software does not collect any personally identifiable information. In addition, the Site and Premium Games may display advertisements from third parties before and/or during gameplay."

About  (from ArcadeYum)

CrushArcade offers free games in exchange for agreement to install the software and receive advertising. Advertising is served through in-text, pop-up/under, transitional, shopping and floating ads. Ads served by CrushArcade will always show the CrushArcade brand and are clickable.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: CrushArcade
URL: www.crusharcade.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\crusharcade
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CrushArcade\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 15.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CrushArcade

Program executable:CrushArcade.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - CrushArcade Games (CrushArcade Uninstaller)
  • updater.exe - CrushArcade Updater
  • CaHelp.dll
  • CrushArcade.exe
  • CaRunDll.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • CaRunDll.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CrushArcade Support' (runs daily at 8:12 PM).
  • CaHelp.dll is scheduled as a task named 'CrushArcade Support' (runs daily at 1:19 PM).
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CrushArcade Update' (runs daily at 7:54 AM).

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Or, you can uninstall CrushArcade 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 CrushArcade, 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 CrushArcade.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 53%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.65%
Windows 7 41.86%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Windows XP 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 36.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.72%
Windows 10 Home 12.79%
Windows 7 Professional 6.98%
Windows 8 2.33%
Windows 8.1 Connected 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.72%
  Australia 3.45%
  United Kingdom 2.76%
  Canada 2.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.74%
Dell 21.05%
Acer 10.53%
Toshiba 7.89%
Lenovo 5.26%
ASUS 3.95%
MSI 2.63%
Intel 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Gateway 1.32%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.95%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55-A 1.19%


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