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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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VersionDistribution 62.50%
11.0.15300 12.50%
11.0.15200 12.50%
11.0.14500.0.45 12.50%

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Nero ControlCenter

What is Nero ControlCenter?

Nero ControlCenter is installed along with the Nero Suite. Nero ControlCenter allows you to determine whether new updates for your Nero Suite are available. These can then be downloaded and run. Also, you can select a language or languages to add to your installation. In addition, you have the option of modifying the existing installation of Nero, retrieving information about serial numbers, and deleting or adding serial numbers. The default setting in Nero ControlCenter for automatically checking whether updates are available is every 30 days.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is ncc.exe. The software installer includes 24 files.
Nero ControlCenter has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{bd5ca0da-71ad-43da-b19e-6eee0c9adc9a}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Nero ControlCenter

Program executable:ncc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter 4\ncc.exe
Additional files:
  • NASvc.exe - NeroUpdate
  • CDSpeed.exe
  • DriveSpeed.exe
  • DXEnum.exe
  • ImageDrive.exe
  • InfoTool.exe
  • NANotify.exe
  • ncc.dll
  • NCChelper.exe
  • NeroBurnRights.exe
  • NeroHome.exe
  • NeroMediaHome.exe
  • NeroStartSmart.exe
  • NeroVision.exe
  • NMSTranscoder.exe
  • PhotoSnap.exe
  • PhotoSnapViewer.exe
  • Recode.exe
  • ShowTime.exe
  • SoundTrax.exe
  • waveedit.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ncc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7A3916D-1F0E-4317-A42B-FBFA688C18DB}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'NAUpdate' (NAUpdate).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004594384%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00034585%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011359%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,673
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.4 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.26 MB
Total CPU:0.0000715706%
Kernel CPU:0.00005397%
User CPU:0.00001760%
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove Nero ControlCenter?

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

Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Intel 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com


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