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Pocket Tanks 1.00b

What is Pocket Tanks?  (from BlitWise Productions)

The fastest game of artillery you'll ever play. Pocket Tanks is designed to be easy to learn, and fun to master. All the excitement of lobbing projectiles over a mound of dirt without all the complicated details found in most artillery games. Select your angle, power, and fire over 30 distinct weapons at your opponent....  Read more


Pocket Tanks 1.00b is a program developed by BlitWise Productions. 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 main program executable is ptanks.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 5.93 MB (6,220,775 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Pocket Tanks come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blitwise.com
Help link: www.blitwise.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pocket tanks
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pocket Tanks\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pocket Tanks 1.00b

Program executable:ptanks.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pocket tanks\ptanks.exe
Additional files:
  • pockettanks.exe - Pocket Tanks
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Multimedia) - FMOD
  • game.exe - demo
  • ptloader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ptloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FF00674-29E3-4ACA-8FAE-B61A81B7B0D9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pocket Tanks?

You can uninstall Pocket Tanks 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 Tanks 1.00b, 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 Tanks.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.84%
Windows 10 25.97%
Windows XP 11.69%
Windows Vista 6.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.19%
Windows 8 Pro 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.05%
  India 16.48%
  United Kingdom 4.40%
  RS 3.30%
  Lebanon 2.20%
  New Zealand 2.20%
  Germany 2.20%
  Croatia 2.20%
  Canada 2.20%
  Egypt 2.20%
  Saudi Arabia 2.20%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Taiwan 1.10%
  Australia 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Dell 18.52%
Acer 12.96%
Intel 11.11%
ASUS 7.41%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Sahara 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Compaq 1.85%
Common models
HP xw4400 Workstation 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro B40... 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.61%


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