84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Gameo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,258
United States Rank #13,372
Reach 0.0203%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.63 days
195.57 days >
Average installed length: 102.76 days


0.10.6 26.93%
0.10.5 23.19%
0.10.4 5.99%
0.10.3 1.75%
0.9.1 26.43%
0.9.0 1.75%
0.8.7 11.47%
0.8.5 0.75%
0.8.3 1.75%

Typically installed together


What is Gameo?

Distributed and produced by IronSource Technologies Ltd.

About  (from Fried Cookie)

Games to play on every new tab and speed dial access to all your favorite websites.


Gameo is a software program developed by Fried Cookie. The most common release is 0.10.6, 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 gameo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 65.24 MB (68,409,235 bytes). 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 45% of users of Gameo come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gameoapp.com
Help link: chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/knakfjomapdeodemiboidbhgemeollbh
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\gameo
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Gameo\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 65.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gameo

Program executable:gameo.exe
Additional files:
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • libEGL.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper' with a plugin key of '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper'.
Scheduled Task
  • gameo.exe is scheduled as a task named 'gameo_update' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 12:00 PM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • gameo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Gameo' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Gameo\gameo.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Gameo\gameo.dat" modC:minimized.

How do I remove Gameo?

You can uninstall Gameo 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 Gameo, 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 Gameo.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Gameo you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.96%
Windows 10 36.57%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.84%
Windows 8.1 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.03%
Windows 7 Professional 7.52%
Windows 8 4.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.67%
  Brazil 12.70%
  Germany 11.07%
  France 8.40%
  Canada 5.53%
  United Kingdom 4.51%
  Italy 4.10%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Mexico 1.64%
  Austria 1.23%
  Switzerland 0.61%
  Spain 0.61%
  Peru 0.41%
  Argentina 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.18%
Acer 25.09%
Dell 19.86%
Samsung 6.62%
Toshiba 6.27%
ASUS 5.92%
Lenovo 3.48%
Medion 2.44%
MSI 0.70%
Sony 0.70%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.94%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.35%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.35%


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