24,948,210 programs installed

Should I remove ATI Catalyst Control Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #601
United States Rank #574
Reach 1.3809%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.10 days
533.88 days >
Average installed length: 280.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
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2.011.0128.1801 0.06%
2.010.1116.2151 0.40%
2.010.1110.1531 1.39%
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2.010.0921.2139 1.29%
2.010.0810.2121 0.06%
2.010.0803.2124 0.15%
2.010.0619.2308 0.82%
2.010.0608.2210 0.06%
2.010.0601.2151 0.17%
2.010.0531.1410 0.02%
2.010.0517.1741 3.23%
2.010.0427.2149 0.02%
2.010.0426.2135 0.04%
2.010.0412.1408 0.27%
2.010.0406.2132 0.23%
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2.010.0210.2338 12.10%
2.010.0210.2205 0.17%
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2.010.0122.0857 2.18%
2.010.0118.1501 0.27%
2.010.0113.2207 2.24%
2.009.1217.1709 0.55%
2.009.1211.1546 0.40%
2.009.1209.2334 1.73%
2.009.1207.0906 0.36%
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2.009.1118.1259 2.28%
2.009.1006.2225 0.06%
2.009.1001.2246 0.63%
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2.009.0929.1442 0.89%
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2.009.0813.2130 1.96%
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2.009.0730.0057 0.80%
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2.009.0729.2226 0.38%
2.009.0721.1106 0.36%
2.009.0714.2131 4.20%
2.009.0713.2143 0.02%
306 versions

Typically installed together

ATI Catalyst Control Center

What is ATI Catalyst Control Center?

AMD Catalyst (formerly named ATI Catalyst) is a device driver and utility software package for ATI/AMD line of video cards. Catalyst driver packages included the Catalyst Control Center for manipulating many of the hardware's functions, such as 3D settings, monitor controls and video options. It shows a small 3D preview and allows the user to see how changes to the graphics settings affects the quality of the rendered image. It also shows information about the card itself and the software data.

About  (from ATI Technologies)

The AMD Catalyst Control center has been designed from the ground up to give you a stable, reliable experience and also allow you to control every aspect of your GPU quickly and easily. Quickly and easily add and configure additional displays to your GPU. Make your games look better and run faster. Enhance the quality ...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ati.com
Help link: ati.amd.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Catalyst Control Center
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{86EC42B5-346E-4BAB-948D-58E021EA4BD1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ATI Catalyst Control Center

  • wbhelp2.dll (by Stardock.Net, Inc) - WindowBlinds for Win32 x86 machines (WindowBlinds Helper DLL)
  • wbocx.ocx (by Stardock.Net, Inc) - WindowBlinds : DirectSkin
  • cli.aspect.customformatselection.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Catalyst Control Centre (Implementation of Custom Format Selection)
  • cli.aspect.devicecrt.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste CRT Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicecrt2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste CRT 2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicecv.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste CV Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicecv2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste CV 2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicedfp.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste DFP Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicedfp2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste DFP 2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicelcd.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste LCD Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicelcd2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste LCD 2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.deviceproperty2.graphics.dashboard.shared.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste DeviceProperty2 Aspect Shared
  • cli.aspect.devicetv.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste TV Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicetv2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll
  • cli.aspect.displayscolour.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Display Colour Aspect
  • cli.aspect.displayscolour2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Display Colour 2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.displaysmanager.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste Display Manager Aspect
  • cli.aspect.displaysoptions.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste Display Options Aspect
  • cli.aspect.infocentre.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste InfoCentre Aspect
  • cli.aspect.integratedumaframebuffer.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste Integrated UMA Frame Buffer Aspect
  • cli.aspect.mmvideo.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste MM Video Aspect
  • cli.aspect.multivpu.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste MultiVPU Aspect
  • cli.aspect.overdrive2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste OverDrive2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.overdrive3.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste OverDrive3 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.overdrive3.graphics.runtime.resources.dll - Runtime Graphics Caste OverDrive3 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.powerplay3.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste PowerPlay3 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.radeon3d.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste R300/R400 Radeon3D Aspect
  • cli.aspect.radeon3dlegacy.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste R100/R200 Radeon3D Aspect
  • cli.aspect.smartgart.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste SMARTGART Aspect
  • cli.aspect.videooverlay.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste VideoOverlay Aspect
  • cli.aspect.vpurecover.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste VPU Recover Aspect
  • cli.aspect.welcome.local.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Local Caste Welcome Aspect
  • cli.aspect.workstationconfig.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste WorkstationConfig Aspect
  • cli.caste.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste
  • cli.caste.graphics.runtime.resources.dll - Runtime Graphics Caste
  • cli.component.dashboard.hotkeymanager.resources.dll - Dashboard HotKey Manager (AEM)
  • cli.component.dashboard.profilemanager.resources.dll - Dashboard Profile Manager (APM)
  • cli.component.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Component
  • cli.component.eeu.resources.dll - EEU Component
  • cli.component.erecord.resources.dll - eRecord Component
  • cli.component.systemtray.resources.dll - SystemTray Component
  • skinfactory.resources.dll - SkinFactory
  • wizard.resources.dll - WIZARD Application (Wizard)
  • cli.aspect.devicecv.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceCV Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicecv2.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceCV2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicelcd.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceLCD Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicelcd2.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceLCD2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicetv.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceTV Aspect
  • cli.aspect.devicetv2.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DeviceTV2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.displaysmanager.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard DisplaysManager Aspect
  • cli.aspect.infocentre.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard Graphics Caste InfoCentre Aspect
  • cli.aspect.mmvideo.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard Video Aspect - Quick Tasks
  • cli.aspect.multivpu2.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste MultiVPU2 Aspect
  • cli.aspect.radeon3d.graphics.wizard.resources.dll
  • cli.aspect.transcode.local.dashboard.resources.dll
  • cli.aspect.transcode.local.shared.resources.dll
  • cli.aspect.transcode.local.wizard.resources.dll
  • cli.aspect.verylargedesktop.graphics.dashboard.resources.dll - Dashboard Graphics Caste VeryLargeDesktop Aspect
  • cli.caste.graphics.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard Graphics Caste
  • cli.component.wizard.resources.dll - Wizard Component

How do I remove ATI Catalyst Control Center?

Quickly and completely remove ATI Catalyst Control 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 ATI Catalyst Control 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 ATI Catalyst Control 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 ATI Catalyst Control Center.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 57%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#601

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.23%
Windows 7 30.56%
Windows Vista 8.43%
Windows 8 0.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.97%
Windows 7 Professional 4.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.68%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.73%
  Germany 8.61%
  United Kingdom 3.50%
  Canada 2.97%
  Italy 2.92%
  France 2.39%
  Spain 2.12%
  Japan 1.56%
  Taiwan 1.48%
  Hungary 1.36%
  Croatia 1.34%
  Netherlands 1.33%
  Poland 1.16%
  Iran 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 57.34%
American Megatrends 10.43%
GIGABYTE 8.08%
Hewlett-Packard 6.79%
Intel 4.54%
Sahara 3.38%
Acer 2.40%
Lenovo 1.52%
ASUS 1.37%
Toshiba 0.88%
Gateway 0.77%
Alienware 0.49%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 4.80%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.45%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 2.62%
Dell XPS 8300 2.37%
Dell Studio 1558 2.28%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.22%

About ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. focuses on the development of graphics processing units and chipsets. It was acquired by Advanced Micro Devices.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com

comments1 comment

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user comment
Filover a year ago
You do not need this program unless you change monitors or need to adjust obscure properties of the monitor. I have installed it on many new machines and ended up taking it off them all.