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Should I remove Game Assistant 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,465
United States Rank #22,794
Reach 0.0067%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.80 days
466.23 days >
Average installed length: 244.97 days


3.1 0.75%
3.0 99.25%

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Game Assistant 3


Game Assistant 3 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is gameassistant.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 45.85 MB (48,074,911 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Game Assistant 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Assistant\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Assistant\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 45.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Game Assistant 3

Program executable:gameassistant.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\game assistant\gameassistant.exe
Additional files:
  • taskmgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • game-assistant2-beta.exe - Game Assistant 2 Beta (Game Assistant)
  • game-assistant3.exe - Game Assistant 3
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • GASendBugReport.exe - Game Assistant (Send Bug Report)
  • FPSSource.dll - Game Booster (FPS Video Record Source Filter)
  • GameAssistantMain.exe - GameAssisant
  • CPUIDInterface.dll
  • SendBugReportNew.exe
  • UninstallPromote.exe
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • D3DX8Wrapper.dll - D3DX8Wra Dynamic Link Library
  • EasyHook32.dll (by easyhook.codeplex.com) - EasyHook (EasyHook Native DLL (32-bit) (beta) - r73841)
  • FW1FontWrapper.dll
  • GA_IG.dll
  • ProductStatistics.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • GameAssistantMain.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GameAssistant.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GameAssistantMain.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Game Assistant' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Assistant\GameAssistantMain.exe".

How do I remove Game Assistant 3?

You can uninstall Game Assistant 3 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 Assistant 3, 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 Assistant 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.13%
Windows 10 48.12%
Windows Vista 0.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.07%
Windows 10 Home 18.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.53%
Windows 10 Pro 9.02%
Windows 7 Professional 9.02%
Windows 8.1 7.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.47%
  United Kingdom 6.75%
  France 4.91%
  Brazil 3.07%
  Germany 3.07%
  Russia 2.45%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  Italy 2.45%
  Canada 1.84%
  Finland 1.23%
  Australia 1.23%
  India 1.23%
  Sweden 1.23%
  DZ 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.03%
Dell 17.57%
Hewlett-Packard 17.57%
ASUS 17.57%
Lenovo 4.05%
Medion 2.70%
MSI 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
Toshiba 2.70%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 2.04%
MSI MS-7721 2.04%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.04%
HP G71 Notebook PC 1.02%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.02%
HP G42 Notebook PC 1.02%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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