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What percent of users and experts removed it?
40% remove it60% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,858
United States Rank #22,013
Reach 0.0065%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.83 days
24.55 days >
Average installed length: 12.90 days


VersionDistribution 0.78% 94.57% 2.33% 2.33%

Game Arcade

What is Game Arcade?

Game Arcade is an app for the Pokki desktop platform. The app itself runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki software outside of the web browser.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 pokki.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 63.06 MB (66,126,421 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Pokki
URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALL13fcc10f4fbfd67a40771a2cf575b94095dbece2
Estimated size: 63.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Game Arcade

Program executable:pokki.exe
Additional files:
  • LaunchDeskband.dll (by Pokki) - ocnsis Dynamic Link Library
  • Launcher.dll (by Pokki)
  • Uninstall.exe - Pokki
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • avutil-51.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
  • LaunchDeskband.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\LaunchDeskband.dll",RunLaunchDeskband.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #8' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to a23-77-202-17.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to fa-in-f113.1e100.net ( port 80).
  • pokki.exe connects to lhr14s20-in-f2.1e100.net ( port 443).
  • pokki.exe connects to (port 8890).
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:45.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019988336%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00047534%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00152350%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:85,309,511
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:920.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:241.68 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Game Arcade?

You can uninstall Game Arcade 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 Game Arcade, 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 Game Arcade.

Win 10 95%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 40%
Keep it 60%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 95.35%
Windows 7 4.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 62.02%
Windows 8.1 31.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.10%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 0.78%
Windows 7 Professional 0.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.37%
  Canada 11.21%
  United Kingdom 6.54%
  Korea 0.93%
  PR 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 96.12%
Hewlett-Packard 1.55%
Intel 0.78%
Acer 0.78%
Dell 0.78%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 46.88%
LENOVO 10094 9.38%
LENOVO 20251 9.38%
LENOVO 20216 7.81%
LENOVO 10117 7.03%
LENOVO 20245 5.47%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com


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