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Gateway Game Console

What is Gateway Game Console?

Gateway Game Console is the Gateway computer branded version of the WildTangent game center that is pre-installed with many Gatware PCs. During pre-install it includes several WT games already loaded on to the computer for trial play.

About  (from WildTangent)

WildTangent operates a cross-device games service that allows consumers around the world to access games through our convenient WildTangent Games App. Fueled by our digital currency, WildCoins, and a proprietary ad platforms including, BrandBoost, the service delivers the most cost-efficient way to play games. Consumer...  Read more


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Gateway computers. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is gameconsole.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,636,938 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wildtangent.com
Help link: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway Games\Gateway Game Console
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Gateway Games\Gateway Game Console\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Game Console

Program executable:gameconsole.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway games\gateway game console\gameconsole.exe
Additional files:
  • ConsHk.dll - ConsHk Dynamic Link Library
  • Uninstall.exe - Gateway Game Console
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - Game Console (GameConsole)
  • DRM0302.dll - DRM3 Module (WildTangent DRM Module)
  • GameConsoleService.exe - GameConsole (GameConsoleService)
  • WTHk.dll - WTHk
  • MUIStartmenuLink.exe - MUIStartmenuLink
  • WTDownloader.exe - WTDownloader
  • MergeLocalConfig.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WTDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A99F7BB-C30A-4201-AE40-464C2AF99D2C}' (runs on registration).
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".

How do I remove Gateway Game Console?

You can uninstall Gateway Game Console 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 Gateway Game Console, 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 Gateway Game Console.

Win Vista (SP2) 70%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 85.34%
Windows 7 9.95%
Windows XP 3.66%
Windows 10 1.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 81.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.68%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.11%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.24%
  Canada 1.84%
  Australia 0.31%
  Germany 0.31%
  Jamaica 0.31%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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