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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,725
United States Rank #19,519
Reach 0.0073%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.90 days
262.46 days >
Average installed length: 137.90 days

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Puzzle Pirates

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Overview

Puzzle Pirates is a program developed by Three Rings. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 545.22 KB (558,305 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 59% of users of Puzzle Pirates come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.puzzlepirates.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam Head Shot Die\steamapps\common\Puzzle Pirates
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam Head Shot Die\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/99910
Estimated size: 545.22 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Puzzle Pirates

  • jRegistryKey.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B5CA6405-5A3F-4781-A9A6-E3272506F96B}' (runs on registration).
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Puzzle Pirates?

Quickly and completely remove Puzzle Pirates from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Puzzle Pirates 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 Puzzle Pirates, 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 Puzzle Pirates.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.70%
Windows 10 36.88%
Windows Vista 1.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.29%
Windows 8.1 14.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.51%
Windows 10 Home 8.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.47%
Windows 8 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.02%
  United Kingdom 11.48%
  Canada 4.92%
  Belgium 2.19%
  Germany 2.19%
  Turkey 2.19%
  Australia 1.64%
  DK 1.64%
  Philippines 1.64%
  France 1.09%
  Mexico 1.09%
  Netherlands 1.09%
  Poland 1.09%
  Portugal 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.70%
Dell 17.39%
Acer 14.13%
ASUS 10.87%
GIGABYTE 9.78%
Lenovo 3.26%
Alienware 3.26%
Medion 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Toshiba 2.17%
Apple 1.09%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.87%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.87%

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