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Should I remove Polar Golfer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,354
United States Rank #8,828
Reach 0.0143%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.81 days
614.00 days >
Average installed length: 322.61 days


WT052896 0.36%
WT026657 0.36%
WT023958 0.36%
WT023956 10.32%
WT023955 0.71%
WT022093 24.91%
WT021914 3.20%
WT021904 9.96%
WT017940 3.56%
WT017936 8.54%
WT017935 1.07%
WT017934 0.36%
WT015939 0.36%
WT014956 13.17%
WT014955 5.69%
WT014862 0.36%
WT011565 0.71%
WT010661 2.85%
WT005563 0.36%
WT005533 0.71%
WT005518 0.36%
WT005336 0.36%
WT004829 3.91% 1.42% 3.20% 1.07%
09/20/2005 12:01 AM 1.42%
08/22/2005 09:16 AM 0.36%

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Polar Golfer

What is Polar Golfer?  (from WildTangent)

Play 9 or 18 gorgeous holes that trek through valleys and trail inlets. Forget making divots. Polar Golfer has so much talent--he whacks the ball with just one paw. Guide the ball in mid-air and steer it on the putting green with your mouse. The characters you met and clicked with in Polar Bowler are back in this fun-f...  Read more


Polar Golfer is a software program developed by WildTangent. The most common release is wt022093, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named golf.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 2.89 MB (3,033,593 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 97% of users of Polar Golfer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP Games\Polar Golfer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HP Games\Polar Golfer\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Polar Golfer

Program executable:golf.exe
Name:Polar Golfer
Path:C:\Program Files\WildGames\Polar Golfer\golf.exe
Additional files:
  • GDF.dll - WildTangent GDF DLL (WildTangent GDF Helper)
  • WTA-51304718-9397-487c-98b6-eb5f4da72887-wextr.exe - WIRE Atom Installer (WIRE installer for ${PRODUCTCODENAME})
  • Uninstall.exe - Polar Golfer (Installer for Polar Golfer)
  • golf-WT.exe - Wild Games
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • amsdk.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • golf-WT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F70C8652-F784-4760-8EEC-56B83645374E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Polar Golfer?

You can uninstall Polar Golfer 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 Polar Golfer, 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 Polar Golfer.

Win Vista (SP2) 62%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 76.70%
Windows 7 11.83%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows 10 2.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 72.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.04%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.04%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.96%
  Canada 1.30%
  United Kingdom 0.43%
  Jamaica 0.22%
  Poland 0.22%
  PR 0.22%
  SD 0.22%
  Venezuela 0.22%
  South Africa 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 51.49%
Toshiba 37.45%
Dell 3.40%
Hewlett-Packard 2.98%
Acer 1.70%
Samsung 1.28%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Intel 0.85%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 8.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 7.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 5.31%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 4.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite U305 2.65%
Gateway GM5626 2.21%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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