Manufacturer bloatware and trialware refer to Acers' (like most PC manufacturers) habit of loading crippled versions of commercial software and OEM proprietary utilities on a new computer.
Acer laptops typically come bundled with a number of both installed utilities as well as try before you buy commercial software. Out of the box, this includes programs for playing media such as the Nero and CyberLink line of trialware, backup utilties such as MyWinLocker Suite and the typical OEM utilities for managing Acer updates and registration.
Acer Registration is a program that is pre-installed with Acer laptops. If the laptop has not yet been registered with Acer it will periodically popup and promt the user to register. It runs as a... More about Acer Registration
Acer hot key combinations are controlled by the Launch Manager software.
Nero Essentials is a basic version of the Nero's regular programs, such as its CD burning software, according to Nero. Usually, hardware manufacturers include Nero Essentials so users have the bare... More about Nero 9 Essentials
Acer Welcome Center is pre-installed by Acer on most Acer Laptops. It launches when Windows is booted and provides various shortcuts to program and computer settings.
Acer ScreenSaver is pre-installed with various Acer laptops. This program is a branded screen-saver for Acer-brand computers that displays an animated Acer logo.
Nero Express is a simplified edition of Nero Burning ROM targeted at entry level users, is available with the Nero software suite. Although Nero Express is not as powerful as the full-featured Nero... More about Nero Express 10
The Acer Updater software checks for critical updates and fixes to keep your system always up-to-date. When new updates are found, Acer Updater downloads and installs the fixes automatically. Acer... More about Acer Updater
MyWinLocker utilizes advanced encryption technologies to easily password protect your files. Make sure no one knows the location of your private files by storing them in the invisible Yo-Safe....” More about MyWinLocker Suite
Acer Video Conference Manager (VCM) is an application that is preinstalled on selected Acer Aspire One models. Acer VCM enhances Instant Messenger video conferencing. Acer VCM works with Windows Live...” More about Acer VCM
Acer Arcade Deluxe is a default program that comes with all Acer computers. It allows users to listen to music, look at photos, watch DVDs, use the webcam and view YouTube and Flickr within a single... More about Acer Arcade Deluxe
CyberLink PowerDVD 9 is a media player for Microsoft Windows. PowerDVD is distributed on physical media or by download from the Cyberlink website. It is often bundled with a variety of PC systems and... More about CyberLink PowerDVD 9
Acer Identity Card is a small application preinstalled on Windows 7-based systems, that provides you with an immediate overview of some information on your system. This information, such as the serial...” More about Identity Card
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam is pre-installed with all Acer laptops that include a built in camera. Crystal Eye Webcam requires a specific driver to properly function as opposed to the standard Windows... More about Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
The Acer Recovery Management is a software utility installed with most Acer PCs to help users restore their computer to default factory settings. This utility can also restore a system to its last... More about Acer eRecovery Management
clear.fi is a premier digital home-entertainment solution that puts your favorite stuff right where you want it: everywhere!clear.fi automatically connects all of the devices on your home network --...” More about clear.fi
clear.fi is Acer’s premier digital home-entertainment solution that puts your favorite stuff right where you want it: everywhere!clear.fi automatically connects all of the devices on your home network...” More about clear.fi Client
Acer ePower Management is pre-installed with various Acer laptops and is designed to maximize your PC's power utilization and performance.
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