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Should I remove The Pinball Arcade?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.40 days
104.21 days >
Average installed length: 54.76 days


1.21.3 100.00%

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The Pinball Arcade


The Pinball Arcade is a program developed by FarSight Studios. 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 3.46 MB (3,629,104 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 39% of users of The Pinball Arcade come from the United States, it is also popular in Hungary and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: cs.rin.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=63759
Installation folder: C:\Games\The Pinball Arcade\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{97BBE151-0CE5-4386-ACBE-6B65457252B4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.46 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by The Pinball Arcade

  • PinballArcade.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • PBAConfig.exe - PBAConfig
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]) ([email protected]))
  • Steamclient.dll (by SKIDROW) - Steamclient Engine
  • TPA - v1.21.3 to v1.22.7.exe - Visual Patch Runtime (Patch Application)
  • TPA - v1.22.7 to v1.23.7.exe
  • TPA - v1.23.7 to v1.24.8.exe
  • TPA - v1.24.8 to v1.25.10.exe
  • TPA - v1.25.10 to v1.26.11.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PinballArcade.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{45BEC8AB-6E3D-4FE6-9A50-16BBF1B7A02A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PBAConfig.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\PinballArcade\PBAConfig.exe'.

How do I remove The Pinball Arcade?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8 36%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 8 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro N 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.89%
  Hungary 16.67%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Australia 5.56%
  Canada 5.56%
  France 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Kazakstan 5.56%
  RS 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Toshiba 9.09%
Alienware 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY549AAR-ABA ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6774y 10.00%
HPE-380t 10.00%
Gigabyte P35-DS3 10.00%


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