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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,671
United States Rank #14,163
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.48 days
840.20 days >
Average installed length: 441.46 days

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What is Pacman?

Pacman is a casual video game by Oberon and distributed by Iplay.


Pacman is a program developed by Oberon Media. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is pacman.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 11.94 MB (12,520,648 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 92% of users of Pacman come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iplay.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Pacman
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Pacman\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Yahoo! Games\Pacman\install.log"
Estimated size: 11.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pacman

Program executable:pacman.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo! games\pacman\pacman.exe
Additional files:
  • GameShell.dll - Game Launcher
  • Launch.exe
  • GDFShell.dll - GDFShell installs games to Vista Games Explorer
  • TimeProtect.dll - Oberon Media Time Protection Dll
  • CleanUp.vbs
  • Downloader.dll - Downloader
  • FullRemove.exe
  • HookIsolate.dll
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • runh.vbs
  • setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Uninstaller.exe - N-Phase Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44BAB794-8FA7-431B-A6EA-7D92D4C3D556}' (runs on registration).
  • Launch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38601791-3175-44F3-9BE4-05246FF7685C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Launch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Asus\Game Park\Chicken Invaders 2\Launch.exe'.

How do I remove Pacman?

Quickly and completely remove Pacman from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pacman 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pacman, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • 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 Pacman.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.32%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows 8 12.63%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.83%
Windows 10 Home 7.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.32%
Windows 7 Professional 4.26%
Windows 8.1 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.50%
  Canada 2.61%
  Australia 1.31%
  United Kingdom 1.31%
  Spain 0.65%
  Malaysia 0.65%
  PR 0.65%
  Sweden 0.65%
  Turkey 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.68%
Dell 27.54%
Acer 14.49%
Toshiba 5.80%
Samsung 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Gateway 2.90%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.30%
HP G71 Notebook PC 2.30%
Samsung NC10 2.30%

About (from Oberon Media, Inc.)

Since 2003, we’ve successfully delivered personalized gaming experiences that engage, excite, and entertain millions of dedicated game players worldwide.
Publisher URL: www.oberon-media.com


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