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Should I remove XFINITY Computer Performance Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,295
United States Rank #15,066
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.49 days
751.96 days >
Average installed length: 395.10 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.6.39.8 91.67%
2.6.39.7 5.56%
2.3.170.2 2.78%

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XFINITY Computer Performance Tool

What is XFINITY Computer Performance Tool?  (from xfinity)

Keep your PCs running smoothly and securely with our NEW Computer Performance Tool. Our comprehensive suite of over 21 easy-to-use tools to help keep your computers and laptops running smoothly and securely with ability to clean and optimize up to four of your computers for improved speed and performance. Maximize your...  Read more

Overview

XFINITY Computer Performance Tool is a program developed by xfinity. The most used version is 2.6.39.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 46 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: XFINITY SIGNATURE SUPPORT
URL: signaturesupport.xfinity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xfinity computer performance tool
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\XFINITY Computer Performance Tool\uninst.exe /appName XFINITY Computer Performance Tool

Program filesFiles installed by XFINITY Computer Performance Tool

  • sdccont.exe (by Support.com) - System tools and utilities
  • sdcconta.exe (by Support.com)
  • soref.dll - SammSoft Referrer Utility
  • BatteryOptimizerModule.dll - PC PowerCare (Battery Optimizer Module)
  • DataBackupModule.dll - Data Backup Module
  • DiskCleaner.dll - Disk Cleaner Module
  • DiskExplorerModule.dll - Disk Explorer Module
  • DiskOptimizerModule.dll - Disk Optimizer Module
  • DiskToolsModule.dll - Disk Tools Module
  • DuplicateFinder.dll - Duplicate Finder Module
  • InternetOptimizerModule.dll - Internet Optimizer Module
  • MainUIModule.dll - Main UI Module
  • MemTurboModule.dll - Memory Optimizer Module
  • PCFixerModule.dll - PC Fixer Module
  • PrivacyProtectorModule.dll - Privacy Cleaner Module
  • RegistryCleanerModule.dll - Registry Cleaner Module
  • RegistryOptimizer.dll - Registry Optimizer Module
  • Scheduler.dll - Scheduler Module
  • sdcService.exe - Launcher Service
  • SecureDelete.dll - File Shredder Module
  • SecureEncryptorModule.dll - File Encryptor Module
  • SecurityScannerModule.dll - Baseline Security Module
  • JkDefragLib.dll (by J.C. Kessels) - JkDefrag (JkDefrag - disk defragmentation and optimization tool)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • blowfish.dll
  • GadgetInstaller.exe
  • SASDetection.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • sdcconta.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MainUIModule_XFINITY_Computer Performance Tool_{BDA49F87-1626-484F-AB5B-41EA29B28AD7}' (runs weekly on Mondays at 8:11 PM).
  • sdccont.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MainUIModule_AOL_Computer Checkup_{BDA49F87-1626-484F-AB5B-41EA29B28AD7}' (runs weekly on Sundays at 5:36 PM).
Service
  • sdcService.exe runs as a service named 'XFINITY Computer Performance Tool' (XFINITY Computer Performance Tool) "XFINITY Computer Performance Tool".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sdccont.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MakiwaraNotify' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AOL Computer Checkup\sdccont.exe" /dummy /cfg "C:\Program Files\AOL Computer Checkup\uiFramework\common\PCPowerCare.xml" /notifacationtoaster /mutexname notificationtoaster /hideWind.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

sdcCont.exe
Memory:24.69 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000782294%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001821%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006002%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,697,487
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:135
70 average
I/O reads/min:339 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
sdcService.exe
Memory:24.24 MB
Total CPU:0.0000430122%
Kernel CPU:0.00002749%
User CPU:0.00001552%
CPU cycles/sec:46,672
I/O reads/min:43 Bytes
I/O writes/min:25 Bytes

How do I remove XFINITY Computer Performance Tool?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.44%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows XP 6.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.86%
Windows 8 8.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.63%
Windows 7 Professional 4.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.37%
Dell 23.73%
Acer 11.86%
Toshiba 8.47%
Gateway 3.39%
ASUS 3.39%
Lenovo 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
GIGABYTE 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.62%
eMachines ET1331G 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-A 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 1.54%

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