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Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011

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What is Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011?  (from Encore)

It's game time! Twenty-one classic and new challenging favorites provide something for every player with HOYLE Puzzle Games 2008. This great collection features traditional puzzle game standards like Hangman, Mahjongg and Anagrams PLUS mind-bending puzzle classics like Sudoku and over 1200 different Crosswords. All gam...  Read more


Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011 is a software program developed by Encore. 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 Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,140,954 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 74% of users of Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\encore\hoyle puzzle and board games 2011
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Encore\Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hoyle Puzzle and Board Games 2011

Program executable:Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\encore\hoyle puzzle and board games 2011\Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
Additional files:
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • CPUCheck.dll
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • saAuditMT.dll
  • SANativeUIDLL.dll (by Uniloc USA) - SoftAnchor (SA Native HTML UI)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6B4562B1-C6D6-4E9A-B2DF-C28E61D1B078}' (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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
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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 Puzzle and Board Games 2011.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.67%
Windows 10 17.62%
Windows XP 6.56%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.81%
Windows 7 Professional 11.57%
Windows 10 Home 7.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.15%
  Canada 7.10%
  Australia 3.13%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  South Africa 0.85%
  India 0.85%
  New Zealand 0.85%
  Portugal 0.85%
  Turkey 0.85%
  MK 0.57%
  Belgium 0.57%
  France 0.57%
  Sweden 0.57%
  Egypt 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.25%
Dell 26.54%
Acer 11.73%
Toshiba 10.49%
ASUS 6.17%
Lenovo 4.94%
Intel 3.09%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 4.00%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 3.20%
HP-Pavilion AY578AA-ABL 6... 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
ASUSTeK CM1730/CM1830 1.60%


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