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Should I remove Cent Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,692
United States Rank #16,941
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.11 days
86.99 days >
Average installed length: 45.70 days


VersionDistribution 0.82% 0.41% 0.41% 2.86% 10.61% 2.04% 4.08% 0.41% 4.49% 4.08% 1.22% 3.67% 4.49% 0.82% 0.41% 8.57% 11.84% 21.63% 0.41% 0.41% 2.86% 0.82% 3.27% 2.04% 1.63% 0.41% 0.41% 1.22% 0.41% 1.22% 1.63% 0.41%

Cent Browser


Cent Browser is a software program developed by Cent Studio. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named centbrowser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 300.34 MB (314,925,394 bytes). The installed file centbrowserupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Cent Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in Egypt and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CentBrowser\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CentBrowser\Application\\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 300.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cent Browser

Program executable:centbrowser.exe
Name:Cent Browser
Additional files:
  • chrome.exe - Cent Browser
  • chrome_proxy.exe
  • new_chrome.exe
  • old_chrome.exe
  • setup.exe - CentBrowser Installer
  • centbrowserupdater.exe
  • chrome.dll
  • chrome_child.dll
  • chrome_elf.dll
  • chrome_watcher.dll
  • delegate_execute.exe
  • metro_driver.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • chrome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5A70D3A5-FF3B-4EA4-A1C0-9404FBAABEA2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_164B806CFDB10C0A40A758C6A94369CE' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CentBrowser\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window /prefetcC:5.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CentBrowser\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --enable-tab-audio-muting --save-page-as-mhtml --enable-features=enable-password-force-saving --disable-features=A.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • new_chrome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\CentBrowser\Application\chrome.exe'.
  • centbrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application\centbrowser.exe'.

How do I remove Cent Browser?

You can uninstall Cent Browser 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 Cent Browser, 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 Cent Browser.

Win 10 53%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.47%
Windows 7 44.90%
Windows XP 1.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.16%
Windows 10 Pro 21.81%
Windows 7 Professional 10.70%
Windows 10 Home 10.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.94%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.33%
  Egypt 5.00%
  DZ 5.00%
  Russia 4.00%
  Italy 3.67%
  Poland 3.00%
  MA 3.00%
  Germany 2.67%
  Spain 2.67%
  IQ 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Canada 1.67%
  Japan 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.61%
Acer 20.14%
Dell 15.97%
Lenovo 11.11%
ASUS 9.03%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 3.47%
MSI 2.08%
American Megatrends 1.39%
Sony 1.39%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 760 6.77%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 3.01%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
Packard Bell Easynote TE6... 2.26%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 2.26%
LENOVO 20079 1.50%


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