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Should I remove Star Defender 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,756
United States Rank #37,440
Reach 0.0085%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.84 days
526.39 days >
Average installed length: 276.58 days


1.0 100.00%

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Star Defender 4

What is Star Defender 4?

Star Defender 4 is a free casual video game distributed via the MyPlayCity installer (which will modify the user's browser homepage and default search provider to myplaycity.com within Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome). While the game itself is free to download, uninstalling it will not restore the changes made to the user's browser, although this can be done manually. The game also has some advertising popups when laoding as well as pops open a web page with ads after being played.


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 setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 62.27 MB (65,299,884 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.MyPlayCity.com
Help link: www.MyPlayCity.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Star Defender 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MyPlayCity.com\Star Defender 4\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 62.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Star Defender 4

  • game.exe (by AWEM Studio) - AWEM Studio Star Defender 4 (Star Defender 4)
  • PreLoader.exe
  • Star Defender 4.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • downloader.exe - Setup Downloader
  • mpcsqlite3.dll
  • pfbdownloader.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Star Defender 4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2ACD1D2-4D02-4B2D-9F03-B9BF58C5FC6E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Star Defender 4?

You can uninstall Star Defender 4 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 Star Defender 4, 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 Star Defender 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.87%
Windows 10 16.17%
Windows XP 12.57%
Windows Vista 5.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.57%
Windows 7 Professional 11.38%
Windows 10 Home 5.39%
Windows 8.1 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.61%
  Germany 7.51%
  Italy 5.78%
  France 4.62%
  Brazil 4.05%
  DZ 4.05%
  MA 4.05%
  Philippines 3.47%
  India 2.89%
  Iran 2.89%
  Canada 2.31%
  Indonesia 2.31%
  TN 2.31%
  Turkey 2.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.16%
Hewlett-Packard 28.16%
Dell 11.65%
ASUS 8.74%
Toshiba 5.83%
MSI 2.91%
American Megatrends 1.94%
Intel 1.94%
Lenovo 1.94%
Sahara 1.94%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.81%
Compaq-Presario AY030AA-A... 2.86%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.90%
Haier T5B 1.90%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.90%
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 1.90%

Publisher URL: www.myplaycity.com


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