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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,524
United States Rank #26,207
Reach 0.0047%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.30 days
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Average installed length: 144.13 days

Pool Nation FX

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Overview

Pool Nation FX is a program developed by Cherry Pop Games. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is PoolNationFX.exe. The software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 2.69 MB (2,824,493 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 52% of users of Pool Nation FX come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.poolnationfx.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Pool Nation FX
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/314000
Estimated size: 2.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pool Nation FX

Program executable:PoolNationFX.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Pool Nation FX\PoolNationFX.exe
MD5:de1f63f528d4264901d256cd081cc615
Additional files:
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • PoolNationFX.exe
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • APEX_ClothingPROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_DestructiblePROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_LegacyPROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_LoaderPROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_ParticlesPROFILE_x64.dll
  • ApexFrameworkPROFILE_x64.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • Leap.dll (by Leap Motion) - Leap Motion API
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libogg_64.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • libvorbis_64.dll
  • libvorbisfile_64.dll
  • nvToolsExt64_1.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • PhysX3CommonPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3CookingPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3GpuPROFILE_x64.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysX (PhysX3Gpu 64bit Dynamic Link Library)
  • PhysX3PROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysXDevice64.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • steam_api64.dll - Steam Client API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6D81AEC-C691-4109-ACBA-39A635BBAF0E}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3837917440-1771750534-681917250-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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Quickly and completely remove Pool Nation FX from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pool Nation FX 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pool Nation FX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Pool Nation FX.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.02%
Windows 7 21.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 36.26%
Windows 10 Pro 27.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%
Windows 8.1 5.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.75%
  United Kingdom 11.40%
  France 9.65%
  Canada 4.39%
  Germany 3.51%
  Australia 2.63%
  Brazil 1.75%
  DK 1.75%
  Italy 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Turkey 1.75%
  United Arab Emirates 0.88%
  Argentina 0.88%
  Austria 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.53%
Lenovo 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 13.73%
Dell 9.80%
Toshiba 7.84%
GIGABYTE 5.88%
MSI 5.88%
Alienware 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Sony 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
Alienware Alienware Area-... 4.55%
LENOVO 20217 3.03%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE72... 3.03%
MSI MS-7693 3.03%
MSI MS-7680 1.52%

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