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Should I remove Gamma Control version 3?

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Gamma Control version 3

What is Gamma Control version 3?  (from DesktopNerds)

amma Control is an easy to use software designed to let you adjust the gamma on your computer, by just pressing a combination of keys on your keyboard. Or you can adjust the gamma levels by using a trackbar.
Gamma Control allows you to put your monitor to sleep, by pressing key combinations, which especially proves ...  Read more


Gamma Control version 3 is a software program developed by DesktopNerds. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.49 MB (2,611,438 bytes). The installed file GCUpdater.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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Gamma Control version 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desktopnerds.com/product-gammacontrol
Help link: www.desktopnerds.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DesktopNerds\Gamma Control\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DesktopNerds\Gamma Control\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gamma Control version 3

  • GammaControl.exe - Gamma Control
  • GC.exe
  • GCUpdater.exe - GCUpdater
  • MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor.dll (by Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET) - Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET (MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor)
  • mhook.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • GammaControl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GammaControlv4' and executes as C:\Program Files\DesktopNerds\Gamma Control\GammaControl.exe.
  • GC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GammaControllerDN3' and executes as C:\Program Files\DesktopNerds\Gamma Control\GC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0441188501%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02237797%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02174088%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Gamma Control version 3?

Quickly and completely remove Gamma Control version 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Gamma Control version 3 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 Gamma Control version 3, 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 Gamma Control version 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 10 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  Canada 12.00%
  Switzerland 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  France 4.00%
  Japan 4.00%
  Poland 4.00%
  TT 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Dell 27.27%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 RC646AA-A... 25.00%
NVIDIA 122-CK-NF68 8.33%
Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H 8.33%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-D3 8.33%
Gateway ZX4250G 8.33%
eMachines EL1850 8.33%


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