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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #14,542
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VersionDistribution 97.73%
1.00.000 2.27%

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Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005

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

With old classics and new challenges, there is something for every player with Hoyle® Puzzle & Board Games. This great collection of games includes puzzles that challenge your brain and test your skill, and classic table games that are fun for the whole family. Play alone or in a group, the fun never ends.


Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005 is a program developed by Sierra Entertainment. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HoylePuzzleGames2005.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 474.38 MB (497,423,517 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 89% of users of Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sierra.com
Help link: support.vugames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Puzzle 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\{A3
Estimated size: 474.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005

Program executable:HoylePuzzleGames2005.exe
Name:Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005
Path:C:\Program Files\Sierra\Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005\HoylePuzzleGames2005.exe
Additional files:
  • HoylePuzzleGames2005.exe - Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System

How do I remove Hoyle Puzzle Games 2005?

You can uninstall Hoyle Puzzle 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 Puzzle 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 Puzzle Games 2005.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.27%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 17.42%
Windows XP 12.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.31%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 6.15%
Windows 10 Home 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.05%
  Canada 5.24%
  Taiwan 0.95%
  South Africa 0.48%
  UA 0.48%
  Sweden 0.48%
  DZ 0.48%
  New Zealand 0.48%
  Argentina 0.48%
  Venezuela 0.48%
  Philippines 0.48%
  PR 0.48%
  Italy 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.89%
Hewlett-Packard 26.44%
Acer 20.69%
Toshiba 8.05%
ASUS 5.75%
Gateway 4.60%
Alienware 2.30%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.92%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.92%
Dell Studio 540 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 1.92%

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


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