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Intel Control Center

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What is Intel Control Center?  (from Intel)

Tune, cool, and maximize performance on your Intel® Extreme Series Desktop Board with the Intel® Desktop Control Center. Integrated auto-tuning makes system optimization easy while maintaining system stability (available only on DX58SO, DP55KG, and DP55SB). Overclock CPU, memory, and bus speeds for optimal performance.


Intel Control Center is a software program developed by Intel. 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 primary executable is named intelcontrolcenter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.67 MB (1,747,837 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: developer.intel.com/design/motherbd/software/dcc
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Control Center
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Control Center\uninstaller\SetupICC.exe -uninstall -force -confirm
Estimated size: 1.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Control Center

Program executable:intelcontrolcenter.exe
Name:Intel® Control Center
Path:C:\Program Files\intel\intel control center\intelcontrolcenter.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.Scripting.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Scripting'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IntelControlCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ED76B986-35A7-45B7-8731-EBF4C7B4CB3F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • IntelControlCenter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Magix PCCT IntelControlCenter.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Control Center\IntelControlCenter.exe".

How do I remove Intel Control Center?

Quickly and completely remove Intel Control Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Control Center 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel Control Center, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Intel Control Center.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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