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Should I remove PCCharge Payment Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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5.9.1051 5.26%
5.9.1050 10.53%
5.9.1046 21.05%
5.7.1038 10.53%
5.7.1037 10.53%
5.7.1035 10.53%
5.7.1029 5.26%
5.7.1027 15.79%
5.7.1026 5.26%
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PCCharge Payment Server


PCCharge Payment Server is a software program developed by VeriFone. The most common release is 5.9.1046, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 21.99 MB (23,060,698 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 96% of users of PCCharge Payment Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.VeriFone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Active-Charge
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 21.99 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PCCharge Payment Server

  • Active-Charge.Exe - PCCharge Payment Server
  • BatchUtility.exe - BatchUtility
  • AutoBatch.exe - AutoBatch
  • RASSetup.exe (by GO Software) - RAS Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Active-Charge.Exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Active-Charge\Active-Charge.Exe'.

How do I remove PCCharge Payment Server?

Quickly and completely remove PCCharge Payment Server from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PCCharge Payment Server 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 PCCharge Payment Server, 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 PCCharge Payment Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 47%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.63%
Windows XP 47.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 43.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.43%
  Canada 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 61.54%
American Megatrends 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Apple 7.69%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 22.22%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,1 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1105 11.11%
Equus Computer Systems No... 11.11%
Dell OptiPlex 390 11.11%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 11.11%


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