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What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,207
United States Rank #2,738
Reach 0.1271%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.76 days
789.56 days >
Average installed length: 414.85 days

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Free Ride Games Player

What is Free Ride Games Player?  (from Exent Technologies)

FreeRide Games, operated by Exent, is the only 100% free online destination providing more than 400 premium full-download PC casual and online games. FreeRide Games remains the only website of its kind. Unlike other services where users pay for a game or are limited to 60 minutes of play as part of a trial, FreeRide Ga...  Read more


Free Ride Games Player is a software program developed by Exent Technologies. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named Free_Ride_Games.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 20.04 MB (21,015,608 bytes). The installed file GUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 72% of users of Free Ride Games Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
Free Ride Games Player has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Exent Technologies Ltd
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free ride games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Free Ride Games\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 20.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Ride Games Player

Program executable:Free_Ride_Games.exe
Free_Ride_Games Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\free ride games\Free_Ride_Games.exe
Additional files:
  • X5Ex_Pr143.sys - Exent EXETender® for Vista 64-bit (X5Ex Kernel Mode Driver)
  • X5XSEx_Pr143.sys - Exent EXETender® for Vista 64 bit (X5XSEx Kernel Mode Driver)
  • AppLoader2KEx.dll - Exent® Applications On Demand (Application on Demand Loader for Win2K)
  • wh_Pr143.dll
  • npExentCtl.dll - Exent® AOD Gecko Plugin
  • GameInst.dll
  • GPlayer.exe - EXETender Player
  • exs.dll
  • GameLauncher.exe
  • GPlrLanc.exe
  • GUpdater.dll - Game Update
  • Report.exe - System check utility
  • GUpdater.exe - Free Ride Games (Free Ride Games Update)
  • npGameTreatWidget.dll - GameTreatWidget (Game Treat Widget)
  • cmhelper.exe - Exent cmhelper (cmhelper)
  • AX32.dll - Exent®

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npGameTreatWidget.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npGameTreatWidget.dll'.
  • npExentCtl.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npExentCtl.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npGameTreatWidget.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'www.exent.com/GameTreatWidget' with a plugin key of 'www.exent.com/GameTreatWidget'.
  • npExentCtl.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Games-On-Demand' with a plugin key of '@exent.com/npExentCtl,version=' for all users of the PC.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • GPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{85C80BBD-AA60-4D40-A8A4-6AB5F26AA4A9}' (runs on registration).
  • Free_Ride_Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9363A023-A647-4563-90A5-B770BFF51DEB}' (runs on registration).
  • GPlrLanc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2DDE6E36-EDB0-4C2E-91AE-C05E7EE39D68}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • GPlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Exetender' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Free Ride Games\GPlayer.exe" /runonstartup.
Network connections
  • GPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • GPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • GPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • GPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:29.08 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.3788840781%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.18122923%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.19765484%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Free Ride Games Player?

You can uninstall Free Ride Games Player 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 Free Ride Games Player, 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 Free Ride Games Player.

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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.83%
Windows 10 19.00%
Windows Vista 9.54%
Windows XP 4.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.99%
Windows 8.1 6.47%
Windows 8 6.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.34%
  Canada 6.44%
  United Kingdom 5.53%
  Australia 3.70%
  Germany 2.08%
  Iran 1.03%
  Italy 0.74%
  France 0.68%
  Saudi Arabia 0.54%
  Brazil 0.51%
  Spain 0.48%
  Israel 0.34%
  Netherlands 0.34%
  DK 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.26%
Dell 22.15%
Acer 18.24%
Toshiba 10.88%
ASUS 5.04%
Lenovo 2.32%
Samsung 1.53%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Gateway 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.13%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.75%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.75%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.00%

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Rhraover a year ago
How do i reinstall free ride player?