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Should I remove Control Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,053
Reach 0.0135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 50.78 days
520.25 days >
Average installed length: 273.35 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.14.9 0.53%
3.14.8 1.58%
3.13.4 0.53%
3.13.3 2.63%
1.0 94.74%

Control Center

Overview

Control Center is a program developed by TPS. The most used version is 1.0, 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. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 6.38 MB (6,692,986 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 73% of users of Control Center come from Brazil, it is also popular in Argentina and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.topstardigital.cn
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Control Center
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Estimated size: 6.38 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Control Center

  • PwrConfig.dll - PwrConfig Dynamic Link Library (PwrConfig DLL)
  • VistaPowerNotify.dll - Vista Battery Notify
  • GetVistaVolumedll.dll - Volume Ccontrol (Vista Volume Control)
  • CCenter.exe - Control Center

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CCenter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\Control Center\CCenter.exe.

How do I remove Control Center?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.47%
Windows 8 18.95%
Windows XP 1.05%
Windows Vista 0.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.53%
Windows 7 Starter 16.84%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 7.37%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.97% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 72.97%
  Argentina 7.03%
  United States 2.70%
  UA 2.16%
  Austria 2.16%
  Korea 1.62%
  France 1.08%
  Australia 1.08%
  Russia 1.08%
  India 1.08%
  Germany 1.08%
  Chile 0.54%
  Uruguay 0.54%
  Switzerland 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 48.94%
Sahara 17.02%
Dell 14.89%
ASUS 8.51%
Lenovo 8.51%
Hewlett-Packard 2.13%
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BUSTER M42 ... 3.91%

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