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What is control center.exe?

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How does control center.exe run?

Process - control center.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does control center.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - control center.exe is registered with the run identifier 'NETGEAR USB Control Center' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\USB Control Center\Control Center.exe -mini' 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the control center.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of control center.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is control center.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU344.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.24 MB RAM19.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 26 /min1.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
297 GDI objects198.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\netgear\usb control center\control center.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by this process.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: control center.exe
Description: Control Center
Version: 3.0.54
Size: 3.95 MB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001592486%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001247760%
User CPU: 0.00003447263891%
Privileged CPU time: 3666.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,213,283,313
CPU cycle count /min: 33,346,631
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 104.59 MB
Peak committed memory: 116.32 MB
Paged memory: 4.24 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.57 MB
Paged system memory: 205.62 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.8 KB
Working set memory: 16.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.56 MB
Min working set memory: 10.9 MB
Private memory: 4.24 MB
Page faults: 6,158
Page faults /min: 5
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 29,564
Read operations /min: 25
Total read transfer: 416.26 KB
Read transfer /min: 357 Bytes
Total write operations: 22
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 589 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 116,383
Other operations /min: 97
Total other transfer: 1.56 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.33 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 297
Peak GDI objects: 307
USER objects: 277
Peak USER objects: 281
Handle count average: 158
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\USB Control Center\Control Center.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: NETGEAR USB Control Center
Command: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\USB Control Center\Control Center.exe -mini

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 7423

Image hashes

MD5: 704caa4412495a9f145e557057ddc689
SHA-1: 06c12d3bb4baa0654c299e7e3f58152050d1ed9a
SHA-256: 291780b80395bafb7c59c2c5e6c747d4e442bffeadfa58dc26862b8ad52cf7b4

PE image details

File packed: No
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