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Should I remove CommandCenter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,076
United States Rank #23,146
Reach 0.0132%


VersionDistribution 12.69% 5.00% 23.08% 8.08% 13.85% 2.31% 1.54% 6.54% 3.46% 3.85% 0.38% 9.23% 1.15% 1.54% 1.15% 6.15%

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CommandCenter is a program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 20 files and is usually about 44.52 MB (46,686,965 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of CommandCenter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com/index.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\CommandCenter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\CommandCenter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 44.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CommandCenter

  • TransparentWindowLibrary.dll (by MSI) - TransparentWindowLibrary
  • CC_LoadingPage.exe (by MSI) - CommandCenter (CC_LoadingPage)
  • CommandCenter.exe
  • MSISaveLoadAP.exe - MSISaveLoadAP
  • GifImageLib.dll - GifImageLib
  • NTIOLib.sys - NTIOLib
  • NTIOLib_X64.sys
  • VersionApp.dll - VersionApp
  • MSICommService.exe
  • MSIControlService.exe
  • MSISaveLoadService.exe
  • MSIWMIService.exe
  • StartCommandCenter.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CC_LoadingPage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6205BE65-3A26-470E-B165-82A3EF233E89}' (runs on registration).
4 Services
  • MSICommService.exe runs as a service named 'MSICOMM_CC' (MSICOMM_CC).
  • MSIControlService.exe runs as a service named 'MSICTL_CC' (MSICTL_CC).
  • MSIWMIService.exe runs as a service named 'MSIWMI_CC' (MSIWMI_CC).
  • MSISaveLoadService.exe runs as a service named 'MSISaveLoad_CC' (MSISaveLoad_CC).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StartCommandCenter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CommandCenter' which loads as C:\Program Files\MSI\CommandCenter\StartCommandCenter.exe.

How do I remove CommandCenter?

You can uninstall CommandCenter 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 CommandCenter, 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 CommandCenter.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 3%
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 55.38%
Windows 10 44.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.92%
Windows 8.1 15.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.69%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.43%
  France 19.76%
  Germany 9.09%
  United Kingdom 5.93%
  Netherlands 3.95%
  Sweden 3.95%
  DK 1.98%
  Norway 1.98%
  Canada 1.98%
  Poland 1.98%
  Finland 1.58%
  Slovakia 1.19%
  Taiwan 1.19%
  Italy 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 46.48%
MSI 22.54%
Acer 19.72%
Hewlett-Packard 8.45%
Lenovo 2.82%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 36.92%
MSI MS-7816 20.00%
MSI MS-7845 11.15%
MSI MS-7818 5.38%
MSI MS-7850 5.38%
MSI MS-7817 5.38%

About MSI Co., LTD

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: www.msi.com


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