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Should I remove ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,123
United States Rank #24,580
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.43 days
9.18 days >
Average installed length: 4.82 days


VersionDistribution 23.26% 9.30% 27.91% 13.95% 4.65% 20.93%

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ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup


ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup is a program developed by Support.com. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 8 files and is usually about 12.02 MB (12,606,874 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ctrlcenter pc checkup and tuneup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 12.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup

  • ssagent.exe - support.com Client Tools (support.com Client Tools application)
  • sslogupload.exe - sslogupload Application
  • escont.exe - EasySupport (Support.com EasySupport)
  • esService.exe - EasySupport Service
  • qs.dll (by Bitdefender SRL) - Bitdefender QuickScan
  • ESResources.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • escont.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2FEB7BB9-1030-49A8-80C2-BD522C1E56A1}' (runs on registration).
  • esService.exe runs as a service named 'ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup' (ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup).

How do I remove ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup?

You can uninstall ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup 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 ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup, 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 ctrlcenter PC Checkup and Tuneup.

Win 10 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.81%
Windows 7 39.53%
Windows Vista 4.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.21%
Windows 8.1 25.58%
Windows 10 Home 23.26%
Windows 8 4.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.33%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 35.71%
Toshiba 23.81%
Dell 19.05%
Acer 9.52%
Lenovo 4.76%
Samsung 2.38%
ASUS 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3847 9.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.44%
HP-Pavilion GG781AA-ABA a... 2.44%

About Support.com

Publisher URL: www.support.com


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