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Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet

What is Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet?

This is a digital video game published and distributed by PlayFirst. The game offers in-game virtual curency and virtual item purchases.


Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet is a software program developed by PlayFirst. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. 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 88% of users of Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playfirst.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\PlayFirst\Games\dinerdashhometownhero
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files3\PLAYFI~1\Games\DINERD~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files3\PLAYFI~1\Games\DINERD~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet

  • adapter.exe - adapter Application
  • pfinstall.dll - PlayFirst DRM
  • Diner Dash - Hometown Hero.exe - dinerdashhometownhero (Diner Dash - Hometown Hero)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet?

You can uninstall Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet 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 Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet, 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 Diner Dash Hometown Hero - Gourmet.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.92%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows Vista 22.92%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.28%
Windows 10 Home 8.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.26%
Windows 8 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.31%
  Canada 3.90%
  United Kingdom 1.30%
  Indonesia 1.30%
  Israel 1.30%
  Italy 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  South Africa 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.67%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 13.33%
Acer 11.11%
Sony 2.22%
Lenovo 2.22%
Intel 2.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.52%
Hewlett-Packard 110-023w 6.52%
Dell Dell DM061 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.17%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.17%

Publisher URL: www.playfirst.com


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