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Should I remove Hoyle Card Games 2005?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,090
United States Rank #7,716
Reach 0.0184%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.82 days
83.12 days >
Average installed length: 43.67 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Hoyle Card Games 2005

What is Hoyle Card Games 2005?  (from Encore Software)

Shuffle the cards and deal yourself in to the greatest card game collection of all time. With over 150 game variations, Hoyle Card Games 2012 is the largest & most comprehensive collection of card games available for your PC & Mac! Choose card game favorites like Poker, Gin Rummy and Hearts or try your hand at Cribbage...  Read more


Hoyle Card Games 2005 is a program developed by Encore Software. 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 hoylecardgames2005.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 516.78 MB (541,879,028 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 93% of users of Hoyle Card Games 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.encoreusa.com
Help link: support.encoreusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\Hoyle Card Games 2005
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 516.78 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Card Games 2005

Program executable:hoylecardgames2005.exe
Name:Hoyle Card Games 2005
Path:C:\Program Files\encore\hoyle card games 2005\hoylecardgames2005.exe
Additional files:
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • HoyleDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HoyleCardGames2005.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7F2B59C0-F999-41CF-9A50-24AF0B052416}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hoyle Card Games 2005?

You can uninstall Hoyle Card Games 2005 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 Hoyle Card Games 2005, 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 Hoyle Card Games 2005.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.79%
Windows 10 19.28%
Windows Vista 19.01%
Windows XP 9.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 10 Home 8.68%
Windows 7 Professional 8.12%
Windows 8.1 6.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.05%
  Australia 3.05%
  Canada 2.37%
  United Kingdom 0.85%
  South Africa 0.34%
  China 0.17%
  Germany 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.02%
Hewlett-Packard 31.41%
Toshiba 13.00%
Acer 10.11%
ASUS 2.53%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Intel 2.17%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.61%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.01%
Dell Dimension E521 2.41%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.41%

About (from Encore Software)

Based in Minneapolis, MN, Encore Software, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and a Top Ten interactive software publisher.
Publisher URL: www.encore.com


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