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MACE.exe, Do I need it

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So like the title says, do I need this process, and what application is it associated with? I also need to know if I need the MCE Transcode and the MCE Control Panel....I have XP Professional Media Center Edition 2002 with the Rollback 8( I think it's 8) so that makes it 2005 MCE. Microsoft makes me confused with this MCE vague crap......
I already uninstalled the MCE transcode.....I formatted and reinstalled XP today, and I didn't have any of these items before besides the CCC and driver, so I wonder what's up. I did have problems with Overdrive overclocking, though
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post #2 of 7
I don't think you need to run it:
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mace.exe is a process installed alongside ATI graphics hardware and provides additional configurATIon options for these devices in the Managed Access to Catalyst Environment (MACE) component. This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
http://www.liutilities.com/products/...slibrary/mace/

Seems like something close to nview.exe or nvcpl.exe either way I doubt it needs to be run regardless of what li utilities say, I've closed plenty of programs that they suggest keeping open and I haven't had a problem.
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post #3 of 7
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Do you know what application it is associated with? I don't want to have to end the process every time I reboot
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post #4 of 7
No its not a component at the heart of a Runtime so you shouldnt need it. However if its also a service dont disable it just set its Startup to ''Manual''
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Go to Start > Run 'msconfig' and startup should have something titled MACE or something similar.
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post #6 of 7
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Ok nevermind I fixed it by uninstalling MCE Control panel and MCE transcode, then I reinstalled the driver because I was getting some weird artifacting looking stuff, like when you OC the memory too high, except I was at stock....but problem solved nonetheless
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post #7 of 7
ok, cool.
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