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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.31 days
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Average installed length: 392.34 days


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Need For Waves

What is Need For Waves?

Need For Waves is a free casual game distributed via the MyPlayCity installer (the installer will modify the user's web browser home page and search provider to myplaycity.com for IE, FF and Chrome). While the game itself is free to download, uninstalling it will not restore the changes made to the user's browser, although this can be done manually.


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 Need For Waves.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 16.55 MB (17,351,051 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.MyPlayCity.com
Help link: www.MyPlayCity.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Need For Waves\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Need For Waves\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need For Waves

Program executable:Need For Waves.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Need For Waves\Need For Waves.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolbarSetup.exe (by Ask) - Ask Toolbar (Wrapper Application)
  • Need For Waves.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • downloader.exe - Setup Downloader
  • game.exe
  • MiniFMOD.dll
  • pfbdownloader.exe
  • PreLoader.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • toolbar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Need For Waves.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D2332A1D-9E77-45C8-808D-803960BC6467}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Need For Waves?

You can uninstall Need For Waves 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 Need For Waves, 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 Need For Waves.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 15.28%
Windows XP 13.89%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 6.94%
Windows 8 Pro 6.94%
Windows 7 Starter 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

10.96% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 10.96%
  United States 9.59%
  DZ 8.22%
  Italy 8.22%
  Israel 5.48%
  Egypt 4.11%
  Iran 4.11%
  BD 2.74%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Germany 2.74%
  Ecuador 2.74%
  Indonesia 2.74%
  Mexico 2.74%
  Malaysia 2.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.82%
Acer 21.05%
ASUS 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Samsung 8.77%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Lenovo 1.75%
Common models
ECS MCP61M-M3 3.17%
MSI MS-7592 3.17%
Samsung 300E5E/300E4E/300... 3.17%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite A75 1.59%

Publisher URL: www.myplaycity.com


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