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Should I remove iWin Games?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,864
United States Rank #4,740
Reach 0.0434%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.17 days
801.57 days >
Average installed length: 421.16 days


2.93 0.12%
2.92 0.47%

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iWin Games

What is iWin Games?

iWin Games Manager is a required application to download, install and launch games distributed through the iWin portal. The Games Manager bundles the iWin Community Toolbar during installation, a web browser extension from Conduit.

About  (from iWin.com)

Because we have advertising supported games and advertising on our site, we do have software that functions only while you are playing your game or running our iWin Games Manager. This allows our advertising to run smoothly, but not to monitor activity or compromise your privacy. It is both completely safe and non-in...  Read more


The most common release is 2.93, with over 0% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named iWinGames.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 9.81 MB (10,281,658 bytes). The installed file WebUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
iWin Games has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iwin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iwin games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iWin Games\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 9.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iWin Games

Program executable:iWinGames.exe
Name:iWinGamesManager Application
iWin Games Manager application
Signed by:iWin
Path:C:\Program Files\iwin games\iWinGames.exe
iWin is a developer and publisher of online casual games for the mass market. The company offers free games and premium download games games through its web site iWin.com.
Additional files:
  • iWinGames.exe (by iWin) - iWinGamesManager Application (iWin Games Manager application)
  • WebUpdater.exe - WebUpdater Application (Web Updater Application)
  • iWinTrusted.exe (by iWin) - iWinGames Application (iWin Trusted Games Service)
  • AdminWorker.exe - iWin Games Manager (iWinGames Manager Admin Worker application)
  • WebInstaller.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iWinGames.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AdminWorker.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
  • iWinTrusted.exe runs as a service named 'iWinTrusted' (iWinTrusted) "iWin Trusted Game Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AdminWorker.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • WebUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\iWin Games\WebUpdater.exe'.
  • iWinGames.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\iWin Games\iWinGames.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:29.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0315051019%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00727041%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02423469%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:988 KB
Total CPU:0.0000819304%
Kernel CPU:0.00004207%
User CPU:0.00003986%
CPU cycles/sec:1,006

How do I remove iWin Games?

You can uninstall iWin 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 iWin Games (remove only), 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 iWin Games.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.43%
Windows Vista 18.11%
Windows 10 11.92%
Windows XP 6.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.10%
Windows 10 Home 4.10%
Windows 7 Professional 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Canada 3.99%
  Australia 2.11%
  United Kingdom 1.96%
  Germany 0.60%
  New Zealand 0.38%
  MK 0.30%
  Sweden 0.30%
  Netherlands 0.30%
  Brazil 0.23%
  Belgium 0.15%
  France 0.15%
  Finland 0.15%
  Greece 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.41%
Dell 25.25%
Acer 13.64%
Toshiba 12.63%
ASUS 2.69%
Lenovo 1.52%
Gateway 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook ... 4.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.96%

About (from iWin.com)

iWin, Inc is a leading online developer, publisher and distributor of casual games for the mass market. iWin.
Publisher URL: www.iwin.com


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