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Should I remove PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,938
United States Rank #6,747
Reach 0.0364%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 225.14 days
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Average installed length: 296.40 days


VersionDistribution 43.18% 56.82%

PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial

What is PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial?

This is just an interactive tutorial for using the PointGrab Hand Gesture and is not required to run the software/hardware.

About  (from PointGrab)

PointGrab’s proprietary Hybrid Action Recognition Technology enables a device to better anticipate, understand and analyze a user’s body language. Based on the advanced machine-learning algorithm, the system can detect and analyze complex situations of shapes and motion as well as differentiate gestures from ‘look-alik...  Read more


PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial is a program developed by PointGrab. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 211.89 MB (222,187,580 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PointGrab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PointGrab\Hand Gesture Control\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{92586A21-3E08-4055-B413-8ACCAAB50A42}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 211.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial

  • PGPanel.exe - PointGrab Hand Gesture Control
  • CommunicationUtil.dll - CommunicationUtil
  • PG.exe - PG Application
  • PG_Service_Launcher.exe
  • WebCamCtrl.dll
  • PG_WPFWinUtil.dll - PG_WPFWinUtil
  • PGTutorialApp.exe - PGTutorialApp
  • WinRTHelpers.dll - WinRTHelpers
  • PGLFMenu.exe - PG LF Menu
  • PGService.exe - PGService
  • Win32API.dll - Win32API
  • Launch64From32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PGPanel.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PointGrab.
2 Services
  • PGService.exe runs as a service named 'PGService' (PGService) "PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Service".
  • PG_Service_Launcher.exe runs as a service named 'PG_Service_Launcher' (PG_Service_Launcher) "PointGrab Logon application Service Lancher".

How do I remove PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial?

You can uninstall PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial 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 PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial, 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 PointGrab Hand Gesture Control Tutorial.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.86%
Windows 7 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 52.72%
Windows 8 26.50%
Windows 10 Home 13.53%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.65%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.67%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.71%
  Canada 4.58%
  Australia 3.62%
  France 3.20%
  United Kingdom 2.35%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Mexico 1.60%
  New Zealand 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.39%
  Singapore 0.75%
  Germany 0.75%
  Italy 0.64%
  Belgium 0.43%
  Malaysia 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.58%
Intel 0.14%
Hewlett-Packard 0.14%
Gateway 0.14%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5600U 17.96%
Acer Aspire Z3-605 16.41%
Acer Aspire ZS600 13.86%
Gateway ZX6980 8.20%
Gateway ZX4250G 6.22%
Gateway ZX4270 5.52%


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