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Should I remove WildTangent Games App HP Games?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,628
United States Rank #1,725
Reach 0.2325%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.45 days
750.78 days >
Average installed length: 394.48 days


VersionDistribution 3.36% 3.25% 5.00% 2.44% 20.52% 1.66% 2.49% 11.50% 6.96% 11.65% 0.22% 3.12% 1.90% 12.55% 0.31% 3.12% 3.58% 1.33% 2.29% 2.31% 0.44%

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WildTangent Games App HP Games

What is WildTangent Games App HP Games?

WildTangent powers game services for several PC manufacturers including Hewlett-Packard branded as HP Games. WildTangent Games App is pre-installed on HP PCs and provides access to a variety of Wild Tangent video games.

About  (from WildTangent)

Download the WildTangent Games App on your PC or Android mobile device to enjoy thousands of the newest and most popular games. Use WildCoins to rent or buy games and in-game items. WildTangent Games features more than 2,000 games in its ever-growing catalog of premium games from developers such as Disney, Popcap and...  Read more


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is GamesAppService.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 6.59 MB (6,911,878 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wildtangent.com/support?dp=hpcnb2c11
Help link: www.wildtangent.com/support?dp=hpdesktop
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\App
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\Touchpoints\hp\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 6.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WildTangent Games App HP Games

Program executable:GamesAppService.exe
Name:WildTangent Games App
Signed by:WildTangent Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\App\GamesAppService.exe
(From the publisher) “The WildTangent Games App is pre-installed on most major PCs shipped worldwide including HP, Dell, Acer. Mobile carriers including Sprint, T-Mobile and others as well as device manufacturers such as Sony and Huawei are...”
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Update Installer for WildTangent Games App
  • GameConsole.exe - WildTangent Games App
  • GameConsole-wt.exe
  • GamesAppIntegrationService.exe - WildTangent Games App Integration Service
  • GamesAppService.exe - GamesAppService
  • COMScore.exe - GameLauncher
  • GameLauncher.exe
  • GameLauncherDll.dll - Wild Games
  • ProtectorProxy.exe - ProtectorProxy
  • WTDownloader.exe - WTDownloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GameConsole-wt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8BD428C3-FAF6-47C3-9469-A0F426F57BD2}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • GamesAppService.exe runs as a service named 'GamesAppService' (GamesAppService) "WT Games App Services".
  • GamesAppIntegrationService.exe runs as a service named 'GamesAppIntegrationService' (GamesAppIntegrationService) "WT Games App Services".
Network connections
  • GameConsole-wt.exe connects to www.wildtangent.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:286.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0056797225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00203253%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00364720%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:633.15 MB
Total CPU:0.0002814427%
Kernel CPU:0.00013066%
User CPU:0.00015078%
CPU cycles/sec:10,854,016
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
Memory:3.15 MB
Total CPU:0.0004219106%
Kernel CPU:0.00016449%
User CPU:0.00025742%
CPU cycles/sec:3,763
I/O reads/min:549 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove WildTangent Games App HP Games?

You can uninstall WildTangent Games App HP Games 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 WildTangent Games App (HP Games), 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 WildTangent Games App HP Games.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.47%
Windows Vista 16.74%
Windows 10 6.13%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.82%
Windows 10 Home 4.71%
Windows 7 Professional 2.47%
Windows 7 Starter 1.97%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.40%
  France 3.71%
  United Kingdom 3.56%
  Canada 3.12%
  Italy 2.26%
  Australia 1.95%
  Germany 1.75%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Spain 1.03%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  Mexico 0.82%
  Sweden 0.72%
  Brazil 0.69%
  Finland 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.44%
Dell 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 17.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.93%
HP G62 Notebook PC 6.28%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.88%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.74%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.36%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com

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dlkcover a year ago
I had the mobile game app and every time I opened a game to play it downloaded another game using up all my pay / per gb data. I uninstalled it after no response from help