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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 47.83% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35%

GestureWorks Gameplay


GestureWorks Gameplay is a software program developed by Ideum. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 43.84 MB (45,964,841 bytes). The installed file NAppUpdate.Framework.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 62% of users of GestureWorks Gameplay come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gameplay.gestureworks.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ideum\GestureWorks\Gameplay\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E097E602-7B1E-4794-BA91-10D9E4160E7A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.84 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GestureWorks Gameplay

  • GestureWorksCoreNET32.dll - GestureWorksCoreNET
  • Ideum.Logging.dll - Ideum.Logging
  • gkproxylib.dll - gkproxylib
  • DevExpress.XtraVerticalGrid.v12.2.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraVerticalGrid
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v12.2.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.Printing.v12.2.Core.dll - DevExpress.Printing.Core
  • DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraPrinting
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.BonusSkins.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.BonusSkins
  • DevExpress.XtraLayout.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraLayout
  • DevExpress.XtraWizard.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraWizard
  • GestureWorksGameplay.exe - GestureWorks Gameplay
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • DevExpress.Utils.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • Ideum.ImageUtils.dll - Ideum.ImageUtils
  • DevExpress.Data.v12.2.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • keyconfiglib.dll - keyconfiglib
  • NAppUpdate.Framework.dll (by Itamar Syn-Hershko) - NAppUpdate (NAppUpdate - .NET Application Updater)
  • canvaslib.dll - canvaslib
  • gkg.exe
  • GKG_Skins.dll
  • GKLServiceInstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GKLServiceInstaller.exe runs as a service named 'GestureWorks Gameplay Launcher Service' (GWGService).

How do I remove GestureWorks Gameplay?

You can uninstall GestureWorks Gameplay 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 GestureWorks Gameplay, 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 GestureWorks Gameplay.

Win 10 96%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 95.65%
Windows 7 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.43%
Windows 10 Home 26.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 21.74%
Windows 10 Pro 8.70%
Windows 8 4.35%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  Malaysia 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  UA 3.85%
  Australia 3.85%
  Russia 3.85%
  Canada 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Lithuania 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 31.25%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 18.75%
ASUS 12.50%
Sony 6.25%
Toshiba 6.25%
Common models
Toshiba WT8-A 4.55%
Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 vP... 4.55%
Acer Switch SW512-52 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-A 4.55%
LENOVO 20246 4.55%


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