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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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"Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4"


"Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4" is a software program developed by Engel Edition. 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 is about 180.59 MB (189,361,975 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 81% of users of "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4" come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.engeledition.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ponky\Deutsch34
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Ponky\DEUTSC~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Ponky\DEUTSC~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 180.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4"

  • ponky.exe (by Macromedia) - Director 8 Shockwave Studio (Macromedia Projector)

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 "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4"?

You can uninstall "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4" 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 "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4", 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 "Durchstarten mit Ponky - Deutsch 3+4".

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 10 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.08% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 81.08%
  United States 13.51%
  Switzerland 5.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.03%
Hewlett-Packard 17.24%
Dell 13.79%
Medion 13.79%
Toshiba 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
ASUS 3.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 7.14%
Acer TravelMate P253 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 3.57%
Acer Aspire X3990 3.57%
Acer Aspire M1920 3.57%
Acer Aspire 5100 3.57%


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