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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #3,307
Reach 0.1654%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.94 days
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Average installed length: 200.61 days


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Catalyst Control Center - Branding

What is Catalyst Control Center - Branding?

AMD Catalyst (formerly named ATI Catalyst) is a device driver and utility software package for ATI line of video cards. The Catalyst driver package included the ATI Catalyst Control Center. This software allows developers to brand specific components of the Catalyst Control Center (CCC) software.

About  (from ATI Technologies)

AMD’s award-winning ATI Catalyst Control Center™ delivers high performance, easy configurability, and advanced features and functionality far beyond traditional driver configuration software. The ATI Catalyst Control Center™ software application gives you complete control of performance and visual quality of your ATI R...  Read more


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 MOM.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 37.1 MB (38,902,201 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ati.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8064A378-46F4-4A4E-8AF5-153D0D4018DD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 37.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Catalyst Control Center - Branding

Program executable:MOM.exe
Name:Catalyst Control Centre
Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program
Path:C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
AMD Catalyst is a device driver and utility software package for ATI line of video cards. The Catalyst driver package includes the ATI Catalyst Control Center, an application for manipulating many of the hardware's functions, such as 3D...
Additional files:
  • CCCInstall.exe - Catalyst® Control Centre (CCCInstall)
  • CCC.exe - Catalyst Control Centre (Catalyst Control Centre: Host application)
  • cli.aib.tutorialinfocentre.tutorial.dashboard.dll - Dashboard Tutorial Aspect
  • cli.exe - Catalyst Control Centre: Command Line Interface
  • atishlx.exe
  • DXStress.exe
  • MOM.InstallProxy.exe
  • MOM.exe (by Advanced Micro Devices) - Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program
  • branding.dll
  • cccprev.exe
  • CLIStart.exe (by Advanced Micro Devices)
  • installShell.exe (by AMD)
  • installShell64.exe (by AMD)
  • LOG.exe
  • MMLoadDrv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MOM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0C29F27F-4C6C-475D-8646-8F94882EF8BC}'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:42.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0121382676%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00350176%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00863651%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:948,407
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.76 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:103 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:51.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0078384787%
Kernel CPU:0.00256662%
User CPU:0.00527185%
CPU cycles/sec:1,981,834
I/O reads/min:2.92 KB
I/O writes/min:898 Bytes

How do I remove Catalyst Control Center - Branding?

You can uninstall Catalyst Control Center - Branding 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 Catalyst Control Center - Branding, 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 Catalyst Control Center - Branding.

Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 78.06%
Windows 7 13.27%
Windows XP 7.16%
Windows 10 1.47%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 71.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.31%
Windows Vista Business 3.01%
Windows 7 Professional 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.46%
  Germany 7.81%
  France 7.20%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  Canada 3.25%
  Italy 3.25%
  Australia 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Spain 1.43%
  Sweden 1.40%
  Poland 1.28%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Japan 1.11%
  Finland 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 55.72%
Hewlett-Packard 22.01%
Acer 7.96%
Dell 5.46%
Gateway 3.21%
NEC 1.23%
Samsung 1.23%
Sony 0.70%
Sahara 0.60%
American Megatrends 0.56%
ASUS 0.39%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 6.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 6.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 5.68%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 5.32%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 5.32%

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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