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7% remove it93% keep it
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Solitaire Mania version 1.0

What is Solitaire Mania?  (from Nova Development)

Includes 400+ solitaire card games, featuring all the old-time favorites such as Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Golf and Monte Carlo, as well as many original variations not found elsewhere. The whole design of the game is customizable, including card sets and backgrounds. Whether wanting to play at home, work or on the r...  Read more


Solitaire Mania version 1.0 is a software program developed by Nova Development. 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 cards.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 14.8 MB (15,519,123 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 98% of users of Solitaire Mania come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Solitaire Mania\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Solitaire Mania\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Solitaire Mania version 1.0

Program executable:cards.exe
Name:Solitaire Mania
Path:C:\Program Files\nova development\solitaire mania\cards.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • scd1.dll
  • scd2.dll
  • sdeck.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CARDS.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E9B63625-21CC-4AD9-9FF0-64645DE0B68D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Solitaire Mania?

You can uninstall Solitaire Mania 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 Solitaire Mania version 1.0, 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 Solitaire Mania.

Win 10 53%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.42%
Windows 7 32.88%
Windows Vista 6.85%
Windows XP 6.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.81%
Windows 8.1 15.07%
Windows 7 Professional 9.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.39%
  Canada 0.81%
  United Kingdom 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 55.36%
Dell 17.86%
Acer 8.93%
Toshiba 5.36%
ASUS 3.57%
Samsung 1.79%
Lenovo 1.79%
Intel 1.79%
Gateway 1.79%
Common models
HP 550-a114 9.52%
Gateway DX4870 3.17%
Hewlett-Packard 400-314 3.17%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.17%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1234 1.59%
Hewlett-Packard 700-327c 1.59%

About (from Nova Development)

Founded in 1984, Nova Development is a leading developer and publisher of consumer software products for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
Publisher URL: www.novadevelopment.com


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