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Should I remove Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,662
United States Rank #29,546
Reach 0.4786%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.48 days
515.79 days >
Average installed length: 271.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.7.133.0 0.07%
2.6.140.0 0.21%
2.5.166.0 1.83%
2.3.188.0 51.24%
2.3.145.0 2.59%
2.2.173.0 21.34%
2.1.177.0 10.28%
2.0.162.0 7.29%
2.0.161.0 2.03%
1.1.500.0 3.11%

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Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center

What is Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center?  (from Microsoft)

Mouse and Keyboard Center helps you personalize and customize how you work on your PC. Tailor your mouse and keyboard to meet your unique needs and work style. Modify your mouse and keyboard settings to make it easier to use the unique features of most PC apps. View and change basic and application-specific settings ...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 2.3.188.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 79.44 MB (83,294,714 bytes). 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 82% of users of Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\setup.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 79.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center

  • MouseKeyboardCenterResources.dll - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center Resources (MouseKeyboardCenterResources)
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • btwizard.exe - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center
  • cplredirector.dll - cplredirector
  • dpgcmd.dll
  • GestureEngine.dll
  • ipcplact.dll
  • ipoint.exe
  • itype.exe
  • mhook.dll
  • Microsoft.MouseKeyboardCenter.Interop.dll - Microsoft.MouseKeyboardCenter.Interop
  • MouseKeyboardCenter.exe
  • mousinfo.exe
  • mskey.exe
  • Setup.exe
  • Setupres.dll - Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center
  • srres.dll
  • TouchMousePractice.exe - TouchMousePractice
  • TouchMousePracticeResources.dll - TouchMousePracticeResources
  • SQMAPI.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • MouseKeyboardCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA932A1B-8A87-4D78-BB90-BB58C1C0A723}' (runs on registration).
  • Setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C58F880F-1DA8-4F0E-BF11-571F60143ECF}' (runs on registration).
  • itype.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_itype_exe' (runs on registration).
  • ipoint.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_ipoint_exe' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • itype.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_itype.exe.
  • ipoint.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_ipoint.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • MouseKeyboardCenter.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'DeviceCenterSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\mousekeyboardcenter.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • itype.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliType Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\itype.exe".
  • ipoint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliPoint' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\ipoint.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • itype.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\itype.exe'.
  • ipoint.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center\ipoint.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ipoint.exe
Memory:6.54 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010583876%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00066888%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038951%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,209,261
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:37
70 average
I/O reads/min:482 Bytes
435.61 KB average
itype.exe
Memory:8.35 MB
Total CPU:0.0010525939%
Kernel CPU:0.00045082%
User CPU:0.00060178%
CPU cycles/sec:231,444
Switches/sec:2
I/O reads/min:396 Bytes
MouseKeyboardCenter.exe
Total CPU:0.8243768262%
Kernel CPU:0.33332388%
User CPU:0.49105295%

How do I remove Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-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 Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-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 Microsoft-Maus- und Tastatur-Center.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,662

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.13%
Windows 8 34.83%
Windows XP 0.03%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.62%
Windows 7 Professional 15.20%
Windows 8.1 14.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.97% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 81.97%
  Austria 12.96%
  Switzerland 2.17%
  United States 0.45%
  United Kingdom 0.29%
  Spain 0.26%
  Luxembourg 0.23%
  France 0.20%
  Netherlands 0.14%
  Italy 0.11%
  Belgium 0.09%
  Hungary 0.08%
  Romania 0.08%
  Czech Republic 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.18%
Medion 21.57%
Hewlett-Packard 13.07%
GIGABYTE 11.96%
ASUS 10.26%
Dell 10.01%
Samsung 3.99%
Lenovo 3.49%
Intel 1.33%
Toshiba 1.14%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.26%
ASUS All Series 5.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.27%
MEDION MS-7848 2.76%
MEDION MS-7797 2.69%

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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