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How to uninstall Performance Center from your system

Performance Center is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Ascentive. Open here where you can get more info on Ascentive. Click on to get more details about Performance Center on Ascentive's website. Performance Center is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ascentive\Performance Center folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Performance Center is C:\Program Files (x86)\Ascentive\Performance Center\Uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 484.70 KB (496328 bytes) on disk and is labeled Launcher.exe.

Performance Center is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.25 MB (1312922 bytes) on disk:

  • ApcMain.exe (627.06 KB)
  • Launcher.exe (484.70 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (170.39 KB)

This page is about Performance Center version 2.41 only. Click on the links below for other Performance Center versions: to view all...
Performance Center has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Performance Center:
  • C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\APCLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\ApcMain.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\GUID
  • C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\Launcher.exe

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ascentive\Performance Center
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Performance Center

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\ApcMain.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Performance Center\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Performance Center\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Performance Center\InstallLocation

A way to remove Performance Center with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Performance Center is a program by Ascentive. Sometimes, computer users try to remove this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK manner to remove Performance Center is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Performance Center or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Performance Center". If it exists on your system the Performance Center program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Performance Center in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Performance Center, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Performance Center:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Ascentive\Performance Center\Uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Performance Center.
Uninstall Performance Center

8. After uninstalling Performance Center, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Performance Center which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Performance Center with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Performance Center by Ascentive from your PC, nor are we saying that Performance Center by Ascentive is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Performance Center in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 03:29:14.310