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Should I remove ctrlcenter Technical Support?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,133
United States Rank #20,806
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.17 days
565.55 days >
Average installed length: 297.16 days


VersionDistribution 22.41% 17.24% 29.31% 29.31% 1.72%

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ctrlcenter Technical Support


ctrlcenter Technical Support is a software program developed by Support.com. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 8.77 MB (9,196,965 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 99% of users of ctrlcenter Technical Support come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Support.com, Inc.
URL: www.support.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ctrlcenter technical support
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ctrlcenter Technical Support\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 8.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ctrlcenter Technical Support

  • 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
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • escont.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F41E6194-EAD0-44A4-8177-DC1006B223A1}' (runs on registration).
  • esService.exe runs as a service named 'Office Depot Tech Support' (Office Depot Tech Support).

How do I remove ctrlcenter Technical Support?

You can uninstall ctrlcenter Technical Support 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 Technical Support, 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 Technical Support.

Win 10 62%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.07%
Windows 7 31.03%
Windows Vista 5.17%
Windows XP 1.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 10 Home 19.30%
Windows 8 5.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 10 Pro 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.96%
  United Kingdom 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.11%
Dell 17.54%
Toshiba 14.04%
ASUS 8.77%
Lenovo 7.02%
Acer 5.26%
Samsung 1.75%
Alienware 1.75%
Gateway 1.75%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-A 5.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.36%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.57%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.57%

About Support.com

Publisher URL: www.support.com


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