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Should I remove Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,162
United States Rank #13,025
Reach 0.0149%

Versions

VersionDistribution
01.00.0177.00 99.04%
01.00.0176.00 0.96%

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Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP

What is Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP?

The Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet is a tool for Microsoft Windows XP that makes it easier for you to manage Windows color settings.

About  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet adds a new 'Color' item to the Windows control panel, providing a single place to view and edit color management settings in Windows XP. Using it, you can install and uninstall color profiles, change color profile associations for displays, printers and scanners, view detailed...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 01.00.0177.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named WinColor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 1.2 MB (1,259,331 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pro Imaging Powertoys\Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CE378F36-E404-4244-A33F-F50A2A6D31BD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP

Program executable:WinColor.exe
Name:Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Color Management
Path:C:\Program Files\Pro Imaging Powertoys\Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP\WinColor.exe
MD5:b9d3f96b0b56ff568e1219834a6a9740
Additional files:
  • GamutViewer.dll - Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP (Profile Gamut Viewer)
  • WinColor.exe - Microsoft Windows Color Management
  • WinColorReminder.exe - Reminder applet
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WinColor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7E3CBEB-D05E-4E6B-845A-17BDAD07CDBF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WinColorReminder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WinColorReminder' and executes as C:\Program Files\Pro Imaging Powertoys\Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP\WinColorReminder.exe.

How do I remove Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet for Windows XP?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#18,162

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.78%
Windows 7 3.83%
Windows Vista 1.44%
Windows 8 0.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.47%
Windows 7 Professional 1.47%
Windows 8 0.49%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.42%
  France 5.43%
  Canada 4.71%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Germany 2.90%
  Japan 2.54%
  Italy 2.54%
  Taiwan 1.45%
  Australia 1.45%
  Thailand 1.09%
  Greece 1.09%
  Poland 1.09%
  India 0.72%
  Austria 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.09%
GIGABYTE 16.81%
Intel 16.81%
American Megatrends 16.81%
Sahara 7.56%
Hewlett-Packard 7.56%
ASUS 3.36%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 4.17%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.08%
Dell OptiPlex 760 2.08%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.08%
ASUSTeK P5N-T DELUXE 2.08%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.08%

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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