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Should I remove Gaming Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,333
United States Rank #14,636
Reach 0.0058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.23 days
331.17 days >
Average installed length: 174.00 days

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Gaming Extension

What is Gaming Extension?

Gaming Extension is a bundled installation using the Optimum Installer monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisement. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.


The main program executable is uninstall.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 492 KB (503,808 bytes).
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Gaming Extension 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

Displayed publisher: Playbryte
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Playbryte
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Playbryte\uninstall.exe" /u /UserID=cd54e1cc-ce9d-4fac-8013-a2d59e5ef99d /SourceID=amonetize_playbryte_fa_v2 /ImplementationID=playb
Estimated size: 492 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Gaming Extension

Program executable:uninstall.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Playbryte\uninstall.exe

How do I remove Gaming Extension?

You can uninstall Gaming Extension 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 Gaming Extension, 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 Gaming Extension.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.91%
Windows 10 32.17%
Windows Vista 12.17%
Windows XP 1.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.60%
Windows 8 14.91%
Windows 8.1 14.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.65%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.93%
  Mexico 0.53%
  SY 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Dell 24.73%
Acer 9.68%
ASUS 6.45%
Lenovo 6.45%
Toshiba 6.45%
Gateway 3.23%
MSI 2.15%
Intel 1.08%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.60%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.83%
Gateway NE56R 2.83%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.89%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 1.89%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 1.89%


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