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Should I remove WildTangent Games App Toshiba Games?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,062
United States Rank #5,357
Reach 0.0606%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.39 days
896.41 days >
Average installed length: 470.99 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 0.08% 0.50% 0.59% 0.59% 8.37% 1.09% 2.51% 1.34% 7.70% 4.02% 1.84% 2.34% 2.93% 1.51% 13.14% 2.76% 0.33% 1.09% 0.67% 0.42% 1.26% 1.34% 1.26% 8.87% 5.52% 6.11% 0.08% 1.00% 1.17% 9.79% 0.42% 1.84% 2.76% 1.17% 1.42% 1.42% 0.08% 0.08% 0.50%

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WildTangent Games App Toshiba Games

What is WildTangent Games App Toshiba Games?

WildTangent is a game network that powers game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba. It is typically pre-instaled on many Toshiba laptops and branded as the Toshiba Games, or Toshiba Game Center. WildTangent makes money through a combination of online sales, subscription, advertising and micro-transactions using a proprietary micro-currency called WildCoins. WildTangent's catalog includes over 1,500 games from 3rd-party developers. Approximately 30 of the games in the WildTangent catalog were produced by the company's own WildTangent Game Studios. The rest of the games on the WildTangent game network are from other game developers and publishers.

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. Play full version games for free. Use WildCoins to rent or buy games and in-game items.
  • Connects to the Internet
  • Installs a Windows Service

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wildtangent.com/support?dp=toshibaus
Help link: www.wildtangent.com/support?dp=toshiba
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\App
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\Touchpoints\toshiba\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 9.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WildTangent Games App Toshiba 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
  • ProviderInstaller.exe - WildTangent ShortcutProvider
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - WildTangent Games App
  • GamesAppIntegrationService.exe - WildTangent Games App Integration Service
  • GamesAppService.exe - GamesAppService
  • BSTGameLauncher.exe - BSTGameLauncher
  • COMScore.exe - GameLauncher
  • GameLauncher.exe
  • GameLauncherx64.exe
  • GameLauncherDll.dll - Wild Games
  • GameLauncherDllx64.dll
  • 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:1.29 MB
Total CPU:0.0002508545%
Kernel CPU:0.00016259%
User CPU:0.00008827%
CPU cycles/sec:941
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 Toshiba Games?

You can uninstall WildTangent Games App Toshiba 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 (Toshiba 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 Toshiba Games.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.33%
Windows Vista 16.53%
Windows 10 8.81%
Windows XP 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.09%
Windows 10 Home 5.99%
Windows 7 Professional 3.04%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.36%
Windows 7 Starter 2.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.72%
  Canada 7.48%
  Australia 6.42%
  United Kingdom 4.05%
  Germany 3.74%
  France 2.43%
  Italy 1.37%
  Mexico 1.06%
  New Zealand 1.00%
  Indonesia 0.87%
  Ireland 0.81%
  Saudi Arabia 0.69%
  Spain 0.50%
  Malaysia 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.48%
Hewlett-Packard 0.43%
MSI 0.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 6.15%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 4.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 4.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 3.91%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.17%

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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