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Pocket Pudsey


Pocket Pudsey is a program developed by Skinkers Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,256,647 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Pocket Pudsey come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.skinkers.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pocket pudsey
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pocket Pudsey\Uninstall.exe" -R
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pocket Pudsey

  • PocketPudsey.exe - Skinkers (Skinkers Receiver)
  • update.exe - Skinkers Update Utility
  • Uninstall.exe - Pocket Pudsey (Installer for the Pocket Pudsey application)
  • dhandler.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PocketPudsey.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pocket Pudsey' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Pocket Pudsey\PocketPudsey.exe".

How do I remove Pocket Pudsey?

You can uninstall Pocket Pudsey 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 Pocket Pudsey (remove only), 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 Pocket Pudsey.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  United Kingdom 28.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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