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Should I remove Playalot Games?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,489
United States Rank #6,636
Reach 0.0224%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.12 days
1006.42 days >
Average installed length: 528.79 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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Playalot Games

What is Playalot Games?

Playalot Games is installed with the InstallIQ software bundler which is an install manager that will perform the installation of the desired software and will make recommendations for additional advertising supported or other 3rd party software that may include toolbars, browser add-ons, security programs, and other types of programs. Although you are not required to install any additional software, you need to manually uncheck the additional software bundled or it will be installed on your PC. Uninstalling Playalot Games will not automatically removed the bundled software.

About  (from W3i)

Play Addicting Flash Games Online, downloadable Arcade Games, or Card Games. This software will provide you with hours of fun and entertainment.


The primary executable is named adobe air updater.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 28.83 MB (30,231,040 bytes). The installed file Adobe AIR Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Playalot Games has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\remoteactivex
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3A3532ED-A121-4297-AA4F-70B60E4BD631}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Playalot Games

Program executable:adobe air updater.exe
Name:Adobe AIR
Adobe AIR Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe air\versions\1.0\resources\adobe air updater.exe
Additional files:
  • AdobeCP15.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AdobeCP Dynamic Link Library
  • airappinstaller.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Application Installer)
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 14.0 r0)
  • template.exe
  • WebKit.dll - WebKit DLL used by Adobe AIR (WebKit dynamic link library)

How do I remove Playalot Games?

You can uninstall Playalot Games 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 Playalot Games, 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 Playalot Games.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.46%
Windows Vista 15.61%
Windows 10 8.82%
Windows XP 6.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.11%
Windows 10 Home 3.85%
Windows 7 Professional 3.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.35%
  United Kingdom 1.34%
  Australia 1.21%
  Canada 1.21%
  Indonesia 0.27%
  NC 0.13%
  UA 0.13%
  India 0.13%
  Greece 0.13%
  PR 0.13%
  Jordan 0.13%
  Germany 0.13%
  Croatia 0.13%
  Czech Republic 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.34%
Dell 27.33%
Acer 14.11%
Toshiba 8.71%
ASUS 2.10%
Gateway 1.50%
Lenovo 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.26%
Acer Aspire 5517 2.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.33%
Dell Inspiron 531s 2.33%

About W3i

W3i developes a product called InstallIQ that allows software publishers montize software distribution by co-installed bundled software as well as interapp advertising.
Publisher URL: www.w3i.com


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