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3% remove it97% keep it
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PlayChess is a software program developed by ChessBase GmbH. The primary executable is named PlayChessV6.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 42.29 MB (44,343,189 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 23% of users of PlayChess come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playchess.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\chessbase\playchessv6
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\PlayChessV6\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 42.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayChess

Program executable:PlayChessV6.exe
PlayChess Client
Path:C:\Program Files\chessbase\playchessv6\PlayChessV6.exe
Additional files:
  • Chess32.dll - ChessBase GmbH Chess Engine Protocol (Chess Engine Protocol for ChessBase and Fritz)
  • ChessRes.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • FrameRes.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • uninst.exe - Playchess.com Installer
  • PlayChessV6.exe - www.playchess.com (PlayChess Client)
  • SView3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • ChessBaseAdminTool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • TBAccess.dll - Tablebas
  • Textures3.dll - Textures

How do I remove PlayChess?

You can uninstall PlayChess 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 PlayChess, 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 PlayChess.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows 10 31.55%
Windows XP 7.94%
Windows Vista 6.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.92%
Windows 7 Professional 10.74%
Windows 10 Home 9.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.95%
Windows 10 Pro 6.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.38%
  Germany 22.26%
  France 3.71%
  Netherlands 3.71%
  Turkey 3.53%
  Italy 3.53%
  United Kingdom 2.97%
  Spain 2.78%
  Switzerland 2.04%
  Austria 2.04%
  Canada 1.67%
  MA 1.48%
  Israel 1.48%
  India 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.50%
Dell 15.00%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 10.71%
Toshiba 6.43%
Medion 6.07%
Intel 5.36%
Lenovo 4.64%
American Megatrends 2.50%
MSI 1.43%
Samsung 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.46%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.18%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.55%
BIOSTAR Group G31-M7 1.91%
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 1.91%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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