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What is apcmain.exe?

Part of Ascentive Performance Center by Ascentive

What is it?

The Ascentive Performance Center is bundled with other Ascentive software by default and will not automatically uninstall when removing the bundle program. It is also difficult to remove in many cases.
Description of apcmain.exe from Ascentive
The Ascentive Performance Center is a free program that allows users to manage multiple Ascentive products from one window. The free download of Ascentive’s Registry Cleaner, Anti-Malware Software, and other trial products are intended to find issues, errors, threats, junk, and clutter that can be removed by single or multiple Ascentive products after paid activation. The free scans do not require payment and are set to run automatically every 7 days for your convenience. Uninstall is easy and can be done at any time using “Add/Remove Programs” on any Windows machine. Your results may vary. Speed improvements are dependent on what is actually limiting a particular computer and may require more than one product category or remedy for ultimate success.
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How does apcmain.exe run?

Process - apcmain.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. apcmain.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does apcmain.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - apcmain.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Performance Center' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\APCMain.exe -m' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the apcmain.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of apcmain.exe users, 83.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is apcmain.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00765% CPU76495.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.15 MB RAM14.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
176 GDI objects117.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ascentive\performance center\apcmain.exe

Are there other versions of Ascentive Performance Center?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What programs install apcmain.exe?

Performance Center by Ascentive
Program URL: www.ascentive.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center
Size: 1.24 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)

About Ascentive

Ascentive LLC, maker of Finallyfast software, is an U.S. company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . The company offers a variety of products and services int More...
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File details

File name: apcmain.exe
Publisher: Ascentive
Name: Ascentive Performance Center
Description: Ascentive Performance Center
Version: 2.40
Size: 612 KB
Original file name: ApcMain.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0087744603%
Privileged CPU: 0.0011249308%
User CPU: 0.00764952948732%
Privileged CPU time: 500.72 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,827,607,843
CPU cycle count /min: 3,258,274
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 76.44 MB
Peak committed memory: 79.44 MB
Paged memory: 3.15 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.39 MB
Paged system memory: 70.23 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.41 KB
Working set memory: 524 KB
Peak working set memory: 9.48 MB
Min working set memory: 368 KB
Private memory: 3.15 MB
Page faults: 3,660
Page faults /min: 7
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 92
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 99.59 KB
Read transfer /min: 182 Bytes
Total other operations: 494
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.28 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 176
Peak GDI objects: 180
USER objects: 87
Peak USER objects: 88
Handle count average: 124
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\ApcMain.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Performance Center
Command: C:\Program Files\Ascentive\Performance Center\APCMain.exe -m

Image hashes

MD5: 1452adfc61d26f79c7d36b18e3d4ca2e
SHA-1: 6cc9b2cebbfe6b0ea79d21e9fd30d646c610ed7d
SHA-256: 0811f67de28332bad26227f9beda5ad0e7b3b457a9a00e040aeb1fb604baf4a4

PE image details

File packed: No
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