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Should I remove Puzzle Quest?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,975
United States Rank #15,226
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.50 days
398.33 days >
Average installed length: 209.29 days


1.01 54.17%

Typically installed together

Puzzle Quest


Puzzle Quest is a program developed by Infinite Interactive. 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 11 files and is usually about 99.66 MB (104,497,416 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 60% of users of Puzzle Quest come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.infinite-interactive.com/puzzlequest
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\puzzle quest
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/12500
Estimated size: 99.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Puzzle Quest

  • FreeSL.dll - FreeSL Dynamic Link Library
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • oalinst.exe (by Creative Labs) - OpenAL Installer
  • Puzzle Quest.exe - Puzzle Quest
  • alut.dll
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • InfiniteInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Puzzle Quest.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\puzzle quest\Puzzle Quest.exe'.

How do I remove Puzzle Quest?

You can uninstall Puzzle Quest 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 Puzzle Quest, 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 Puzzle Quest.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.20%
Windows 10 23.61%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.57%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.48%
Windows 8.1 6.02%
Windows 10 Home 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.07%
  Germany 7.64%
  Canada 7.29%
  France 3.13%
  Australia 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Italy 2.08%
  Finland 1.74%
  Belgium 1.39%
  RS 1.04%
  Sweden 1.04%
  Poland 1.04%
  Greece 0.69%
  Netherlands 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.61%
Dell 20.87%
ASUS 14.78%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
American Megatrends 3.48%
Alienware 3.48%
MSI 2.61%
Intel 1.74%
Lenovo 1.74%
Sahara 1.74%
Samsung 1.74%
Common models
Alienware Aurora 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.92%
Gigabyte EP43-DS3L 1.92%
ASUSTeK K52JK 1.92%
ASUSTeK K52Jc 1.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.92%


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