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Should I remove KOCG Solitaire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,254
United States Rank #13,116
Reach 0.0075%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 207.21 days
718.34 days >
Average installed length: 377.43 days


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KOCG Solitaire


KOCG Solitaire is a software program developed by Encore Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 89 files and is usually about 19.71 MB (20,666,752 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 93% of users of KOCG Solitaire come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Encore.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Encore\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C60F5828-BC4F-478A-9F1B-9238C5D48F5E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by KOCG Solitaire

  • Hoyle Casino.exe - Hoyle Casino Games 2012
  • Poker.exe - Hoyle Poker
  • 24Cents.dll - 24 Cents.
  • Billiards.dll
  • Bombs.dll
  • carom.dll
  • Chameleon.dll
  • Cutthroat.dll
  • EightBall.dll
  • Math Advantage.exe
  • NineBall.dll
  • Poker.dll
  • Rocket.dll
  • Rotation.dll
  • snooker.dll
  • Hoyle Card Games.exe
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe
  • Algebra1.exe (by Adobe Systems)
  • Algebra2.exe (by Adobe Systems)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • Big Bang Sudoku.exe
  • Blackjack.exe
  • CPUCheck.dll
  • DevIL.dll
  • DevILU.dll
  • DevILUT.dll
  • dlcomp.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Compression Engine
  • dlcrypt.dll (by Datalode) - Datalode Security Engine
  • dlkrnl.dll - Datalode Agent Kernel
  • dlplay.dll - Datalode Agent Display Engine
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • encore_reg.exe (by DataLode) - RealConnect Agent (RealConnect Agent Application)
  • EQATEC.Analytics.Monitor.Win32_dll10.dll
  • EvenMore.exe (by Dynamix) - Even More Contraptions
  • FColladaU.dll
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • Geometry.exe
  • Grengine.dll (by Greestreet Software Limited) - Greenstreet General Graphic Engine (Grengine)
  • HEP_Uninstall.exe
  • Hoyle Casino Classic.exe
  • Hoyle Enchanted Puzzles.exe
  • Hoyle Slots.exe
  • HoyleDLL.dll
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • ILUT.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • Kakuro Basic.exe (by Greenstreet Software Limited) - Kakuro
  • KingOfCheapGames_Solitaire.exe
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad
  • libeay32.dll
  • LibJpeg.dll
  • libpng.dll
  • LuaPlus.dll
  • mfc71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc71u.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • Hoyle Card Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{976E8974-048B-4D75-A20F-4FE043DCF987}' (runs on registration).
  • Hoyle Puzzle Games.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6B4562B1-C6D6-4E9A-B2DF-C28E61D1B078}' (runs on registration).
  • runique.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{32CED91D-C075-4AC0-A5C6-D46B71BBBF58}' (runs on registration).
  • KingOfCheapGames_Solitaire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{05BD5E08-C10F-45D5-8551-F4FAB7AB78AD}' (runs on registration).
  • Hoyle Casino.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7D4B72FA-671B-41BA-8184-D3641BFD8E85}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • encore_reg.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '20090604' and executes as C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.exe /r "C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Home and Business Lawyer\encore_reg.rpd".

How do I remove KOCG Solitaire?

You can uninstall KOCG Solitaire 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 KOCG Solitaire, 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 KOCG Solitaire.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.71%
Windows 10 21.09%
Windows Vista 5.44%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.79%
Windows 10 Home 7.53%
Windows 7 Professional 6.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.79%
Windows 8.1 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.98%
  Canada 2.48%
  United Kingdom 0.83%
  BD 0.41%
  Egypt 0.41%
  France 0.41%
  Israel 0.41%
  Italy 0.41%
  Malaysia 0.41%
  RS 0.41%
  Sweden 0.41%
  South Africa 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.62%
Dell 23.76%
Acer 16.83%
ASUS 7.92%
Toshiba 2.97%
Gateway 2.97%
Lenovo 1.98%
Samsung 1.98%
Alienware 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell XPS 8300 3.48%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
Compaq-Presario AY030AA-A... 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.74%

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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