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Should I remove Games by 7Go?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,122
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.50 days
617.54 days >
Average installed length: 324.47 days


VersionDistribution 2.56% 97.44%

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Games by 7Go

What is Games by 7Go?

Games by 7Go is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is ad-supported and will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. This plugin will update Internet Explorer (as a BHO), Chrome (as an extension) and Firefox (as an add-in). In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior (which the user agreed to if they did not read the full EULA) and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. This toolbar is typically bundled by third party download managers/installers or through questionable online ads.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is BackgroundHost.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.54 MB (2,667,351 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Games by 7Go has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.7go.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\games by 7go
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Games by 7Go\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Games by 7Go

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\games by 7go\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Games by 7Go' with the class of {7148263E-9744-4719-BEA3-8766FC18932B}.

How do I remove Games by 7Go?

You can uninstall Games by 7Go 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 Games by 7Go, 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 Games by 7Go.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Games by 7Go you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 10 23.08%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 8 10.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.45%
  Brazil 11.36%
  Mexico 9.09%
  France 6.82%
  Germany 6.82%
  PF 4.55%
  Egypt 4.55%
  Slovenia 2.27%
  Thailand 2.27%
  UA 2.27%
  RS 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  India 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Acer 18.92%
Dell 13.51%
Samsung 10.81%
Toshiba 8.11%
Lenovo 5.41%
Medion 5.41%
Sony 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
ASUS 2.70%
Common models
Samsung 300E5E/300E4E/300... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.94%
Sony VPCEG23EL 2.94%
Samsung R580/R590 2.94%


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