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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #26,760
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CenturyLink Remote Control


CenturyLink Remote Control is a program developed by CenturyLink. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 717.25 KB (734,464 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 97% of users of CenturyLink Remote Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.centurylink.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\centurylink\centurylink remote control
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CenturyLink\CenturyLink Remote Control\UNWISE.EXE" "C:\Program Files\CenturyLink\CenturyLink Remote Control\INSTALL.LOG" CenturyLink
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 717.25 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CenturyLink Remote Control

  • McciAppsHelper.exe (by Alcatel-Lucent) - McciAppsHelper (mcci+McciAppsHelper)
  • McciAppsX.dll (by Alcatel-Lucent) - McciAppsX (mcci+McciAppsX)
  • McciConnectedDevicesX.dll - McciConnectedDevicesX (mcci+McciConnectedDevicesX)
  • McciContextX.dll - McciContextX (mcci+McciContextX)
  • McciEventX.dll - McciEventX (mcci+McciEventX)
  • McciNetX.dll - McciNetX (mcci+McciNetX)
  • McciSysDialX.dll - McciSysDialX (mcci+McciSysDialX)
  • McciSysNetX.dll - McciSysNetX (mcci+McciSysNetX)
  • ActiveUtils.dll (by Motive Communications) - ActiveUtils
  • InstallHelper.exe - InstallHelper
  • ipworks6.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 6.0 (IP*Works! V6)
  • ipworks8.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 8.0 (IP*Works! V8)
  • ipworksssl8.dll - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 8.0 (IP*Works! SSL V8)
  • ipwssl6.dll - IP*Works! SSL C++ Edition Version 6.2 (IP*Works! SSL V6)
  • McciCMService.exe - McciCMService (mcci+McciCMService)
  • McciContextDetectorEmail_6-1-0_DSR.dll (by Motive Communications) - mcci+McciContextDetectorEmail
  • McciContextDetectorEmail_DSR.dll - McciContextDetectorEmail
  • McciContextDetectorWin32_6-1-0_DSR.dll - mcci+McciContextDetectorWin32
  • McciContextDetectorWin32_DSR.dll - McciContextDetectorWin32
  • McciContextHook_6-1-0_DSR.dll - mcci+McciContextHook
  • McciContextHook_DSR.dll - McciContextHook
  • McciContextHookShim.exe - McciContextHookShim (mcci+McciContextHookShim)
  • McciContextHookSvc_SSR.exe - mcci+McciContextHookSvc
  • McciContextProcessor_6-1-0_DSR.dll - mcci+McciContextProcessor
  • McciContextProcessor_DSR.dll - McciContextProcessor
  • McciControlHost.exe - McciControlHost (mcci+McciControlHost)
  • McciExecute.exe - McciExecute (mcci+McciExecute)
  • McciHTTPX.dll - McciHTTPX (mcci+McciHTTPX)
  • McciLogX.dll - McciLogX (mcci+McciLogX)
  • McciSMX.dll - McciSMX (mcci+McciSMX)
  • McciSysX.dll - McciSysX (mcci+McciSysX)
  • McciThunk16.dll
  • McciThunk32Lib_1-0-0_DSR.dll - mcci+McciThunk32Lib
  • McciUACManagerX.dll - McciUACManagerX (mcci+McciUACManagerX)
  • McciUtilsX.dll - McciUtilsX (mcci+McciUtilsX)
  • McciWirelessClientAppX.dll - McciWirelessClientAppX (mcci+McciWirelessClientAppX)
  • MCCWrapper.dll - Motive System (Motive Communications Control)
  • MREW32N55_550-1804-1_DSR.dll - PCAUSA+Rawether
  • MREW32N55_550-1804-3.dll
  • npMotive.dll - Motive Plugin (Motive Plugin for Mozilla Browsers)
  • snmpaxctrl.dll
  • Unwise.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npMotive.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npMotive.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npMotive.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'NpMotive Plugin' with a plugin key of [email protected]/NpMotive,version=1.0' for all users of the PC.
  • McciCMService.exe runs as a service named 'McciCMService' (McciCMService).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000664544%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004526%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002119%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:317
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove CenturyLink Remote Control?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CenturyLink Remote Control you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 58%
Win 8 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 58.33%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows 8 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%
Windows 8.1 4.55%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.44%
  Canada 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.91%
Toshiba 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Sahara 9.09%
Acer 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 11.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.88%
HP-Pavilion KE624AA-ABA s... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion BT434AA-ABA s... 5.88%
HP Pavilion 061 PX759AA-A... 5.88%

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is a telecommunications company in the United States that offers voice and data communications, as well as television and home security services.
Publisher URL: www.centurylink.com


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