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Should I remove ATI Catalyst Install Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #327
United States Rank #276
Reach 1.8361%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.85 days
438.01 days >
Average installed length: 230.14 days


3.0.833.0 0.65%
3.0.829.0 20.54%
3.0.825.0 1.78%
3.0.823.0 0.00%
3.0.820.0 7.54%
3.0.816.0 4.74%
3.0.812.0 3.96%
3.0.808.0 5.51%
3.0.804.0 3.03%
3.0.800.0 3.03%
3.0.795.0 3.51%
3.0.790.0 5.40%
3.0.786.0 1.01%
3.0.782.0 1.00%
3.0.778.0 6.37%
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3.0.769.0 4.74%
3.0.765.0 15.64%
3.0.762.0 4.71%
3.0.750.0 0.05%

ATI Catalyst Install Manager

What is ATI Catalyst Install Manager?

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


The most common release is 3.0.829.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named InstallManagerApp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 22.31 MB (23,393,001 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ati.com
Help link: support.ati.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ATI\CIM\
Uninstaller: msiexec /q/x{7C7A5A92-046C-A38C-AE0F-8F9CCA0F67A8} REBOOT=ReallySuppress
Estimated size: 22.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ATI Catalyst Install Manager

Program executable:InstallManagerApp.exe
Name:CATALYSTâ„¢ Install Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\ATI\CIM\Bin64\InstallManagerApp.exe
Additional files:
  • ATILog.dll
  • ATIManifestDLMExt.dll
  • ATISetup.exe (by Advanced Micro Devices)
  • CompressionDLMExt.dll
  • CRCVerDLMExt.dll
  • DetectionManager.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - Detection Dynamic Link Library
  • DLMCom.dll
  • EncryptionDLMExt.dll
  • InstallManager.dll - InstallM Dynamic Link Library
  • InstallManagerApp.exe
  • LanguageMgr.dll - Language Dynamic Link Library
  • PackageManager.dll - Package Manager
  • Setup.exe
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • SetACL64.exe - SetAcl Application

How do I remove ATI Catalyst Install Manager?

You can uninstall ATI Catalyst Install Manager 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ATI Catalyst Install Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Install Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.09%
Windows 10 15.24%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Windows XP 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.07%
Windows 10 Home 12.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.08%
Windows 7 Professional 7.40%
Windows 10 Pro 1.96%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.92%
  France 4.80%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Canada 3.95%
  Italy 3.83%
  Germany 3.63%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Australia 1.77%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Spain 1.00%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Austria 0.73%
  Russia 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.33%
Acer 17.10%
Toshiba 11.51%
Dell 8.61%
ASUS 4.84%
Lenovo 2.23%
Sony 1.79%
Samsung 1.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.71%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 4.44%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.15%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.59%

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

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Anonymous•over a year ago
I removed the program from my computer (delivered with Win7, later upgraded to Win8, and then to Win8.1) but the ATI Catalyst Install Manager is still listed in the list of installed programs.