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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #26,293
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.12 days
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Average installed length: 141.40 days

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Jewel Quest

What is Jewel Quest?

Jewel Quest is a casual video game distributed by the JenkatGames.com portal. Although the game is non-modified by the publisher, JenkatGames distributes a modified installer that includes various co-bundled offers including toolbars, web browser extensions and various potentially unwanted applications using the InstallIQ download manager during installation. If you uninstall the original game, it will not remove any opt-in offers installed. Also, the Jenkat Game Manager will be installed which places an icon on the desktop allowing access to additional games.

About  (from JenkatGames)

Solve over 175 Jewel Quest Heritage boards and one puzzling family mystery on a topsy-turvy quest through Europe's ancient hot spots. Hit the trail with Rupert Pack on a journey through the shrines and castles of Hernan Cortes' lore. Swap jewels and collect puzzle pieces to unravel a perplexing web of Jewel Quest famil...  Read more


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 software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 12.86 MB (13,480,798 bytes).
Jewel Quest has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jenkatgames.com/free/Jewel-Quest-Heritage
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\jewel quest
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Jewel Quest\Jewel Quest_uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 12.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Jewel Quest

  • iWin_GDF.dll (by iWin.com) - iWin Game Definition DLL
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_image.dll - SDL_image
  • SDL_mixer.dll - SDL_mixer
  • SDL_ttf.dll - SDL_ttf
  • framework.dll (by iWin) - iWin Game Framework
  • libpng13.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • Jewel Quest.exe
  • Jewel Quest_uninstall.exe
  • jpeg.dll
  • SDL_gfx.dll
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Jewel Quest.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A661C486-8006-4ABE-AEF8-4A0BB0A0E7A1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Jewel Quest?

You can uninstall Jewel Quest 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 Jewel Quest (remove only), 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 Jewel Quest.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.16%
Windows 10 30.23%
Windows XP 11.63%
Windows Vista 6.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.53%
Windows 8.1 23.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.65%
Windows 10 Home 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.51%
  Canada 10.14%
  Australia 2.90%
  Italy 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 34.15%
Hewlett-Packard 31.71%
Dell 19.51%
Toshiba 7.32%
ASUS 4.88%
NEC 2.44%
Common models
ASUSTeK X551CAP 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 5.00%
Dell Latitude E6500 5.00%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.50%

About JenkatGames

JenkatGames, Jenkat Media, Inc., is distributing modified installers which differ from the originals.
Publisher URL: www.jenkatgames.com


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