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Should I remove Packed Chess Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,032
United States Rank #20,504
Reach 0.0032%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 307.04 days
640.99 days >
Average installed length: 336.79 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Packed Chess Free


Packed Chess Free is a program developed by Packed Bytes. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2.83 MB (2,965,504 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 93% of users of Packed Chess Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\packed bytes\packed chess free
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{63E7155F-FAA3-4C60-BFA2-1D6E8582F81B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Packed Chess Free

  • packedbytes.windows.forms.controls.dll - Packed Chess Free (PackedBytes.Windows.Forms.Controls)
  • packedchessfree.board.dll - PackedChessFree.Board
  • packedchessfree.common.dll - PackedChessFree.Common
  • packedchessfree.drawing.dll - PackedChessFree.Drawing
  • packedchessfree.resources.dll - PackedChessFree.Resources
  • packedchessfreeserver.exe - Packed Chess Free Server (PackedChessFreeServer)
  • packedchessfree.pgn.dll - PackedChessFree.PGN
  • packedchessfree.exe
  • packedchessfreeserverconfig.exe - Packed Chess Free - Network configuration

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • packedchessfreeserver.exe runs as a service named 'Packed Chess Free Server' (PackedChessFreeServer) "Needed to host games".

How do I remove Packed Chess Free?

You can uninstall Packed Chess Free 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 Packed Chess Free, 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 Packed Chess Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.02%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 6.35%
Windows 10 6.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.79%
Windows 7 Professional 17.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 10 Home 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.40%
  Canada 2.83%
  United Kingdom 0.94%
  India 0.94%
  Norway 0.94%
  New Zealand 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.21%
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Acer 10.34%
Gateway 5.17%
Sony 5.17%
American Megatrends 5.17%
Toshiba 1.72%
Samsung 1.72%
Lenovo 1.72%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 7.02%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.51%
Gateway DX4860 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite L555 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.75%


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