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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,957
United States Rank #9,654
Reach 0.1369%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.77 days
317.70 days >
Average installed length: 166.92 days


2011 97.74%

Typically installed together


What is Garena+?  (from Garena Online Pte)

Garena+ is an online social gaming platform which you can download for free and use to connect with millions of other gamers around the world. Using the Garena+, you can play various titles such as BlackShot, Heroes of Newerth, League of Legends and many other great titles.

In addition to providing an esports p...  Read more


Garena+ is a program developed by Garena Online Pte. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 123.8 MB (129,815,094 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 19% of users of Garena+ come from Philippines, it is also popular in the United States and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garena.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\garena plus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Garena Plus\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 123.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Garena+

  • PluginKernel.dll - Plugin Kernel Library
  • UpdateManager.exe - UpdateManager Module
  • Inject.dll - Garena Inject
  • GarenaMessenger.exe - Garena Plus
  • UpdateEx.exe - Garena Plus Updater
  • ggdllhost.exe - RUNDLL32 (Windows host process (Rundll32))
  • ggspawn.dll - ggspawn
  • CommonLib.dll
  • CxImage.dll
  • DibModule.dll
  • FileLoader.dll
  • GaTransfer.exe
  • GaVoice.exe
  • ggcode.dll
  • ggdownloader.dll
  • HookAPI.dll
  • HookPolicy.dll
  • HookSocket.dll
  • ImageModule.dll
  • libIPC.dll
  • libmpg123.dll
  • PluginAdminExec.exe
  • PluginModule.dll
  • ServerMemAlloc.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • VersionModule.dll
  • xIM.dll
  • Zip7Module.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • GarenaMessenger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6EE60722-DD5F-4D5F-8904-2C9550893FA6}' (runs on registration).
  • ggdllhost.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BFF06E3B-EA29-459E-9495-BC8FAC1C16D4}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ggdllhost.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named gg_uac_daemon_Ticha.
  • ggspawn.dll is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named gg_uac_daemon_Master.
Startup File (User Run)
  • GarenaMessenger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GarenaPlus' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Garena Plus\GarenaMessenger.exe" -autolaunch.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GarenaMessenger.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GarenaPlus' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Garena Plus\GarenaMessenger.exe" -autolaunch.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ggdllhost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Garena Plus\ggdllhost.exe'.
  • UpdateManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Garena Plus\UpdateManager.exe'.
  • GarenaMessenger.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Garena Plus\GarenaMessenger.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.61 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010833193%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024733%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00083599%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:745,131
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Garena+?

You can uninstall Garena+ 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 Garena+, 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 Garena+.

Win 10 47%
Win 7 0%
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 49.43%
Windows 10 47.61%
Windows XP 2.48%
Windows Vista 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.64%
Windows 10 Pro 8.22%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.78%
Windows 7 Professional 7.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.76% of installs come from Philippines
Which countries install it?
  Philippines 18.76%
  United States 13.78%
  Vietnam 9.99%
  Singapore 9.67%
  Malaysia 8.06%
  Indonesia 5.33%
  Thailand 4.76%
  Taiwan 3.69%
  Hong Kong 3.04%
  Russia 2.94%
  Brazil 2.61%
  Romania 1.47%
  Peru 1.07%
  UA 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.76%
Acer 20.32%
Hewlett-Packard 15.49%
Dell 14.74%
Lenovo 10.13%
Samsung 2.88%
Toshiba 2.65%
MSI 2.36%
Intel 0.63%
Alienware 0.52%
Apple 0.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.36%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.58%
MSI MS-7721 2.42%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.27%
MSI MS-7817 2.27%
Acer Aspire E1-472G 1.97%


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