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United States Rank #11,443
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VersionDistribution 97.54%
1.00.000 2.46%

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Hoyle Board Games 2005

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What is Hoyle Board Games 2005?  (from Sierra Entertainment)

All of the best, classic table games with a brand-new twist. Get ahead faster with in-game tutorials that walk you through the fun, step-by-step. Earn Hoyle Bucks and purchase extra content, music. With animated opponents who talk back and speak their minds. It includes 18 of your favorite board games: Backgammon, Chec...  Read more


Hoyle Board Games 2005 is a software program developed by Sierra Entertainment. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named hoyleboardgames2005.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 602.1 MB (631,346,018 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 88% of users of Hoyle Board Games 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sierra.com
Help link: support.vugames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Board Games 2005
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FB
Estimated size: 602.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Board Games 2005

Program executable:hoyleboardgames2005.exe
Name:Hoyle Board Games 2005
Path:C:\Program Files\sierra\hoyle board games 2005\hoyleboardgames2005.exe
Additional files:
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • pool.exe (by Dynamix) - Maximum Pool.
  • trainer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HoyleBoardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEDAAC27-CFA0-48F8-8873-554754E3A5B1}' (runs on registration).

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  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:
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Hoyle Board Games 2005.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.25%
Windows 10 22.17%
Windows Vista 15.27%
Windows XP 12.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.44%
Windows 8.1 8.96%
Windows 10 Home 6.47%
Windows 7 Professional 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.27%
  Canada 4.32%
  Iran 1.85%
  Australia 0.62%
  Taiwan 0.62%
  Argentina 0.31%
  Brazil 0.31%
  Germany 0.31%
  France 0.31%
  United Kingdom 0.31%
  Hungary 0.31%
  Israel 0.31%
  Italy 0.31%
  New Zealand 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.16%
Dell 26.81%
Acer 18.84%
Toshiba 6.52%
ASUS 5.80%
Lenovo 2.90%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Intel 1.45%
Alienware 1.45%
Common models
ASUSTeK X550CA 1.72%
Compaq-Presario FQ582AA-A... 1.72%
Acer Aspire 5253 1.72%
Dell Dimension E521 1.72%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.72%
Gateway SX2851 1.72%

Publisher URL: www.ign.com/companies/sierra


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