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Should I remove Windows Store Gift Card Promo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #8,966
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Windows Store Gift Card Promo


Windows Store Gift Card Promo is a program developed by Microsoft. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 installer includes 5 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 96% of users of Windows Store Gift Card Promo come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows store promo
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FF74AA30-FF56-4197-8B64-5D63F367BC02}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Store Gift Card Promo

  • wsgcpromo.exe - Microsoft(R) Commerce Platform
  • wsgcpromoback.exe
  • wsgcpromo.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wsgcpromoback.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WindowsStoreGiftCardPromoBackgroundTaskX86' (runs daily at 12:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • wsgcpromoback.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WindowsStoreGiftCardPromoBackgroundTaskX86.

How do I remove Windows Store Gift Card Promo?

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

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.14%
  Australia 1.48%
  Canada 1.19%
  Dominican Republic 0.30%
  Israel 0.30%
  Saudi Arabia 0.30%
  Slovenia 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.67%
Lenovo 31.66%
Acer 21.11%
ASUS 9.55%
Toshiba 3.02%
Common models
LENOVO 80MK 22.61%
Acer Aspire R5-471T 17.09%
HP HP ENVY x360 m6 Conver... 13.57%
LENOVO 80QD 9.05%
HP HP Spectre x360 Conver... 8.04%
HP HP ENVY m7 Notebook 5.53%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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