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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,412
United States Rank #8,161
Reach 0.2601%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.69 days
551.46 days >
Average installed length: 289.75 days


VersionDistribution 0.99% 0.18%
3.0.337.0 0.29% 0.84% 1.29% 1.05% 5.95% 40.87% 1.60% 28.19% 7.86% 5.70% 1.66%
1.1.500.0 3.53%

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Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft

What is Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft?  (from Microsoft)

Téléchargez le Centre Souris et Claviers pour tirer le meilleur parti de Windows 8. Le Centre Souris et Claviers vous permet de personnaliser la manière dont vous travaillez sur votre PC. Effectuez sans effort la transition d'applications de gestion des périphériques existantes vers le Centre Souris et Claviers. Explor...  Read more


Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named DeviceCenter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 66 files and is usually about 77.29 MB (81,048,731 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft come from France, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/hardware/fr-fr/downloads/mouse-keyboard-center
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\setup.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 77.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft

Program executable:DeviceCenter.exe
Name:Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\DeviceCenter.exe
Mouse and Keyboard Center helps you personalize and customize how you work on your PC.
Additional files:
  • DeviceCenterResources.dll - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center Resources
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • btwizard.exe - Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center
  • cplredirector.dll - cplredirector
  • DeviceCenter.exe
  • dpgcmd.dll
  • GestureEngine.dll
  • ipcplact.dll
  • ipoint.exe
  • itype.exe
  • mhook.dll
  • Microsoft.DeviceCenter.Interop.dll
  • mousinfo.exe
  • mskey.exe
  • Setup.exe
  • Setupres.dll - Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft
  • srres.dll
  • TouchMousePractice.exe - Microsoft IntelliPoint (Touch Mouse)
  • SQMAPI.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DeviceCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F47BCC72-CA61-46D4-9AA7-FB4CD0990C8C}' (runs on registration).
  • ipoint.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F56C546-CBB4-4C62-B6C1-BDC3F22CE83B}' (runs on registration).
  • itype.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_itype_exe' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • itype.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_itype.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • itype.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliType Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\itype.exe".
  • ipoint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelliPoint' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Device Center\ipoint.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001083450%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006611%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004223%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:994,468
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:173 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:10.1 MB
Total CPU:0.0002102091%
Kernel CPU:0.00013209%
User CPU:0.00007812%
CPU cycles/sec:560,370
I/O reads/min:227 Bytes

How do I remove Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft?

You can uninstall Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft 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 Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft, 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 Centre Souris et Claviers Microsoft.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.66%
Windows 10 45.24%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Professional 14.30%
Windows 10 Home 14.28%
Windows 8.1 11.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.19%
Windows 10 Pro 6.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.42% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 56.42%
  Canada 22.00%
  United States 9.98%
  Belgium 5.83%
  Switzerland 0.98%
  MA 0.92%
  Germany 0.44%
  United Kingdom 0.42%
  RE 0.32%
  Spain 0.28%
  TN 0.18%
  Luxembourg 0.18%
  Saudi Arabia 0.14%
  PF 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.79%
ASUS 20.17%
Acer 19.13%
Dell 14.92%
Toshiba 6.60%
Samsung 4.56%
MSI 1.73%
Intel 1.66%
Lenovo 1.45%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.40%
MSI MS-7758 1.66%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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