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What is ApcMain.exe?

ApcMain.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ApcMain.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

ApcMain.exe file information

The process known as Ascentive Performance Center belongs to software Performance Center or Ascentive Performance Center by Ascentive (www.ascentive.com).

Description: ApcMain.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file ApcMain.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,239,936 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 3,039,232 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/apcmain.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The ApcMain.exe file is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). ApcMain.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with ApcMain.exe come up, you can go to the software provider, www.ascentive.com, for advice or completely remove Performance Center or LaBelLe Toolbox (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify ApcMain.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ApcMain.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ApcMain.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

apcmain.exe is part of Ascentive Performance Center from Ascentive, a software for performance monitoring.
  Uma   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ApcMain.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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