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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,978
Reach 0.1591%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.57 days
252.89 days >
Average installed length: 132.87 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.7.133.0 0.31%
2.6.140.0 0.58%
2.5.166.0 4.48%
2.3.188.0 43.12%
2.3.145.0 2.51%
2.2.173.0 31.47%
2.1.177.0 9.05%
2.0.162.0 5.33%
2.0.161.0 1.21%
1.1.500.0 1.93%

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Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft

What is Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft?  (from Microsoft)

Personalizzare mouse e tastiera in modo che soddisfino le tue esigenze specifiche e il tuo stile di lavoro unico. Modificare le impostazioni di mouse e tastiera per utilizzare più facilmente le funzionalità specifiche della maggior parte delle applicazioni del PC. Passa senza alcuna difficoltà a Centro gestione Mouse e...  Read more

Overview

Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 2.3.188.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 mskey.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 79.06 MB (82,902,243 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 96% of users of Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft come from Italy, it is also popular in Switzerland and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\setup.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 79.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft

Program executable:mskey.exe
Name:Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center
MsKey.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\mskey.exe
MD5:e2d25d65022a45b4c40c4a591d354442
Additional files:
  • DeviceCenterResources.dll - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center Resources
  • Setupres.dll - Centro gestione Mouse e Tastiere Microsoft
  • srres.dll
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • btwizard.exe - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center
  • cplredirector.dll - cplredirector
  • DeviceCenter.exe
  • dpgcmd.dll
  • GestureEngine.dll
  • ipcplact.dll
  • ipoint.exe
  • itype.exe
  • mhook.dll
  • Microsoft.DeviceCenter.Interop.dll
  • mousinfo.exe
  • Setup.exe
  • TouchMousePractice.exe - Microsoft IntelliPoint (Touch Mouse)
  • SQMAPI.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DeviceCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F47BCC72-CA61-46D4-9AA7-FB4CD0990C8C}' (runs on registration).
  • ipoint.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F56C546-CBB4-4C62-B6C1-BDC3F22CE83B}' (runs on registration).
  • itype.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_itype_exe' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • itype.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_itype.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • itype.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliType Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\itype.exe".
  • ipoint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliPoint' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\ipoint.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ipoint.exe
Memory:7.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001083450%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006611%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004223%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:994,468
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:28
70 average
I/O reads/min:173 Bytes
435.61 KB average
itype.exe
Memory:10.1 MB
Total CPU:0.0002102091%
Kernel CPU:0.00013209%
User CPU:0.00007812%
CPU cycles/sec:560,370
Switches/sec:2
I/O reads/min:227 Bytes

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  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:
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,978

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 64.01%
Windows 7 35.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 22.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.55%
Windows 7 Professional 9.21%
Windows 10 Home 9.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.43% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 96.43%
  Switzerland 0.96%
  United States 0.45%
  Germany 0.30%
  United Kingdom 0.30%
  Netherlands 0.25%
  Romania 0.20%
  Austria 0.10%
  Belgium 0.10%
  Spain 0.10%
  Poland 0.10%
  Brazil 0.10%
  France 0.10%
  BY 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
ASUS 25.22%
Acer 19.23%
Samsung 8.21%
Dell 6.36%
Lenovo 4.36%
Toshiba 4.22%
GIGABYTE 2.22%
Sony 1.78%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Intel 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.41%
ASUS All Series 4.38%
ASUSTeK X550CC 3.48%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.48%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.48%

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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