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What is 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.
Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Remove Performance Center from your PC.

Why should I uninstall Performance Center?

Uses extreme system resources and does not 'clean' your PC unless you upgrade to the full paid verison.
Typical installation path: C:\Program Files\ascentive\performance center\
Description 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.
Publisher about URL: http://www.ascentive.com/
Files installed by Performance Center
  1. APCLang.dll
  2. ApcMain.exe
  3. Uninstall.exe
Other programs by Ascentive
  1. PC SpeedScan Pro
  2. ActiveSpeed
  3. PC ScanAndSweep
  4. Spyware Striker
  5. ActiveSpeed
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 intended to eliminate spyware, malware and other undesirable programs which may exist on a user's computer. In addition, Ascentive sells a host of optimizing software products , which are intended to maximize the performance of a personal computer . Ascentive offers free trials for almost all of its products. In addition, the company provides software updates and replacements. Ascentive offers customer support as well. The company has reportedly received various awards and accolades from several industry publications. More about Ascentive...
Ascentive web site: www.ascentive.com
Files installed by Ascentive
  1. contest.dll (ConnectionTester by Ascentive)
  2. apcmain.exe (Ascentive Performance Center by Ascentive LLC)
  3. asccontest.dll (Ascentive ConnectionTester by Ascentive)
  4. apcmain.exe (Ascentive Performance Center by Ascentive)
Ascentive policies
The following can be found in Ascentive's privacy policies and terms of service:
Our software may include links or recommendations for other Ascentive products that would complement your current purchase. If you decide to activate

How to Automatically Uninstall Performance Center (with Boost)

  1. If you you do not have Boost installed yet, download Boost and enjoy your PC.

  2. Open Boost by either double-clicking the Boost icon in your notification area next to your PC's clock, or single-clicking the Boost icon and clicking the Open Boost button on the top left of the Boost notification window.

  3. If you are not currently on the My PC screen of the main Boost window, click the My PC tab.

  4. Click the Optimize programs button , this will launch the Program Optimization screen.

  5. Locate the program in the list called Performance Center by Ascentive. (The program could be listed under any of the section such as Uninstall Recommended, Possible Uninstall, etc. based on how well Performance Center performs on your PC.)

    Performance Center by Ascentive

  6. To the right of the list item, click the Uninstall button and Boost will completely remove Performance Center from your PC.

How to Manually Uninstall Performance Center (with Windows)

Use Add/Remove Programs control panel in Windows makes to uninstall Performance Center. Follow the appropriate instructions below to use this control panel.
Windows 7
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Large or Small icon view, click Programs and Features. If you're using Category view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select Performance Center from the list of programs, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Classic View, double-click Programs and Features. In Control Panel Home view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select Performance Center from the program list, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows XP
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. Click the Add or Remove Programs icon.

  3. Select Performance Center from the list of programs and click Remove.

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