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Wild Tangent Web Driver

by saulmora / September 8, 2006 1:32 AM PDT

I came across the Wild Tangent Web Driver in my add/remove programs. Is this something to worry about? Do I run the risk of my cpu possibly getting hit by other spyware etc..? I currently have Norton internet security so I'd like to think I'm protected, but I've read good and bad things about Wild Tangent.

Any help is always appreciated.

Thanks!
Mike

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How did WildTangent get on my computer?
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 8, 2006 1:38 AM PDT

WildTangent is an online video game software company with partnerships with many companies like HP, Dell, Compaq, Logitech, AOL, and others. We package our games with their products such as computers and computer peripherals. We do not install our software onto your computer without your knowledge and consent.

If you have found WildTangent software on your computer, but didn't install it, it was installed onto your computer in the following ways:

Your computer manufacturer, such as HP, Dell, Compaq, or Gateway, preinstalled the software and games on your computer.
Playing any of our games, like Polar Bowler, Blasterball or Tradewinds, or any AIM Games, like Lexibox and WildCards, will install WildTangent on your computer.
Trying one of our games from our website partners like MSN Gaming Zone, Yahoo and Shockwave. To view all our games, please go to our WildGames website.
Someone in your household, especially children, has played or downloaded any one of our games.
It is not possible for our software to automatically install itself on your computer; it must be installed specifically by one of the methods we list above.

http://support.wildgames.com/wt_nsp.html

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WildTangent Removal Instructions and Help


http://www.pchell.com/support/wildtangent.shtml

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wild tangent error cannot not connect to server pops up.
by poodoo43 / April 27, 2013 11:45 PM PDT

i tried to download some games and i get this message cannot connect to server or error downloading a game with ksfail words. some ames download if you buy them first but i just want to play them onliune like everybody else why does this happens to my computer game experience.

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Just a note.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 27, 2013 11:49 PM PDT

With this discussion being 2,423 days old or over 6 years old, you really should try a new post on its own so you get the best replies. Also, is this a security/spyware issue?
Bob

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