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Should I remove eMachines Game Console?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,357
United States Rank #23,491
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.25 days
361.43 days >
Average installed length: 189.90 days

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eMachines Game Console

What is eMachines Game Console?

eMachines Game Console is the Hewlett-Packard branded version of the WildTangent game center that is pre-installed with many eMachines PCs. During pre-install it includes several WT games already loaded on to the PC for instant trial play If you do not play WildTangent games or do not wish to use the trail versions you may uninstall this software..

About  (from WildTangent)

WildTangent operates a cross-device games service that allows consumers around the world to access games through our convenient WildTangent Games App. Fueled by our digital currency, WildCoins, and a proprietary ad platforms including, BrandBoost, the service delivers the most cost-efficient way to play games. Consumer...  Read more


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Gateway computers. 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 gameconsole.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 11.91 MB (12,483,650 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
Help link: support.wildgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eMachines Games\eMachines Game Console
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\eMachines Games\eMachines Game Console\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 11.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eMachines Game Console

Program executable:gameconsole.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\emachines games\emachines game console\gameconsole.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - eMachines Game Console
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - Game Console (GameConsole)
  • DRM0302.dll - DRM3 Module (WildTangent DRM Module)
  • GameConsoleService.exe - GameConsole (GameConsoleService)
  • WTHk.dll - WTHk
  • MUIStartmenuLink.exe - MUIStartmenuLink
  • WTDownloader.exe - WTDownloader
  • MergeLocalConfig.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WTDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A99F7BB-C30A-4201-AE40-464C2AF99D2C}' (runs on registration).
  • GameConsoleService.exe runs as a service named 'GameConsoleService' (GameConsoleService) "GameConsole management services".

How do I remove eMachines Game Console?

You can uninstall eMachines Game Console 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 eMachines Game Console, 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 eMachines Game Console.

Win Vista (SP2) 74%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 93.02%
Windows XP 4.65%
Windows 7 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 53.49%
Windows Vista Home Basic 37.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.70%
  Canada 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 90.70%
Intel 4.65%
Hewlett-Packard 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
emachines T5224 15.79%
EMACHINES T3604 10.53%
Gateway T5082 10.53%
Gateway T5062 10.53%
emachines W3611 7.89%
emachines W3615 7.89%

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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