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Should I remove PokerStars.eu?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,528
United States Rank #13,340
Reach 0.1164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.35 days
511.93 days >
Average installed length: 268.98 days

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PokerStars.eu is a software program developed by PokerStars. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named PokerStars.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 547.31 KB (560,448 bytes). The installed file PokerStarsOnlineUpdate.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. 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 30% of users of PokerStars.eu come from Germany, it is also popular in Netherlands and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PokerStars.EU
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PokerStars.EU\PokerStarsUninstall.exe" /C:PokerStars.eu
Estimated size: 547.31 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PokerStars.eu

Program executable:PokerStars.exe
PokerStars GUI
Path:C:\Program Files\PokerStars.EU\PokerStars.exe
Additional files:
  • PokerStarsCommunicate.exe - PokerStarsCommunicate
  • PokerStarsBr.exe - PokerStarsBr (PokerStars Browser)
  • PokerStars.exe - PokerStars (PokerStars GUI)
  • PokerStarsOnlineUpdate.exe - PokerStars Online Theme Update
  • PokerStarsUpdate.exe - PokerStars Update
  • Tracer.exe - PokerStars Tracer
  • PokerStarsUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • PokerStarsUpdate.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {15105F6B-80FF-40d3-B239-AEC9E0E93ACD}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PokerStarsUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA7B404F-4C11-4FC7-9AA0-F7F8AF2CD1DF}' (runs on registration).
  • Tracer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D837F15A-6991-4467-AE85-E9D4AF185E2B}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PokerStarsUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PokerStars\PokerStarsUpdate.exe'.
  • Tracer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\PokerStars.NET\Tracer.exe'.
Network connections
  • PokerStars.exe connects to (port 26002).
  • PokerStars.exe connects to (port 26002).
  • PokerStars.exe connects to (port 26002).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:121.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0044245258%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00201695%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00240758%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove PokerStars.eu?

You can uninstall PokerStars.eu 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 PokerStars.eu, 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 PokerStars.eu.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PokerStars.eu you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.02%
Windows 10 36.31%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Windows XP 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.87%
Windows 8.1 11.98%
Windows 10 Home 10.32%
Windows 7 Professional 8.88%
Windows 10 Pro 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.19%
  Netherlands 13.47%
  United States 9.56%
  Romania 8.77%
  Sweden 8.17%
  Poland 5.56%
  Finland 4.87%
  Greece 4.39%
  Austria 2.13%
  Slovenia 1.91%
  Lithuania 1.56%
  Czech Republic 1.52%
  Hungary 1.39%
  Portugal 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.33%
Hewlett-Packard 19.04%
ASUS 18.18%
Dell 11.67%
Lenovo 6.01%
Medion 5.51%
Samsung 4.58%
Toshiba 3.22%
MSI 1.15%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.19%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.48%


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