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Should I remove Info Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,748
United States Rank #5,717
Reach 0.0423%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 507.96 days
1311.66 days >
Average installed length: 689.18 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

Info Center

What is Info Center?

Info Center is installed with software from PC Pitstop and provides an overview of the PC Pitstop product and the health of the user's PC as well as provides links to download additional PC Pitstop offerings.


Info Center is a program developed by PC Pitstop. 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 programs's main executable is InfoCenter.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 15.93 MB of memory. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,567,462 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 84% of users of Info Center come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcpitstop.com
Help link: www.pcpitstop.com/faq/Info Center.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Info Center\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Info Center\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Info Center

Program executable:InfoCenter.exe
Signed by:P.C. Pitstop LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Info Center\InfoCenter.exe
InfoCenter is part of PC Tools, a security program which offers protection from online threats, is regularly updated, and even includes some useful extras like Web site ratings, phishing alerts, and spyware, adware and malware protection.
Additional files:
  • InstallHelper.dll - PC Pitstop Install Helper
  • InfoCenter.exe - PCPitstopInfoCenter
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins000.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003140192%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013269%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018133%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:157,311
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:24 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Info Center?

Quickly and completely remove Info 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 Info 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 Info 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 Info Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows XP 16.55%
Windows Vista 15.17%
Windows 8 2.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.10%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.14%
Windows 8 Pro 2.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.28%
  Canada 4.80%
  Italy 4.37%
  United Kingdom 1.75%
  Finland 0.87%
  New Zealand 0.87%
  Austria 0.44%
  Germany 0.44%
  India 0.44%
  NG 0.44%
  Norway 0.44%
  Sweden 0.44%
  South Africa 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.81%
Dell 18.75%
Acer 13.28%
Toshiba 10.16%
American Megatrends 3.91%
Intel 3.91%
Lenovo 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Sony 2.34%
ASUS 1.56%
Gateway 1.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.07%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.44%
Dell Studio 540 1.63%
Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 1.63%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.63%

About (from PC Pitstop LLC)

In 2004, PC Pitstop introduced its first PC optimization software called Optimize.
Publisher URL: www.pcpitstop.com


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