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Should I remove Care Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,589
United States Rank #33,174
Reach 0.0043%


2.00.3019 3.28%
2.00.3016 24.59%
2.00.3008 11.48%
2.00.3007 14.75%
2.00.3006 1.64%
2.00.3004 1.64%
1.00.3013 24.59%
1.00.3012 14.75%
1.00.3008 1.64%
1.00.3002 1.64%

Other programs by Acer

Care Center


Care Center is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 2.00.3016, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is carecenter.exe. The software installer includes 131 files and is usually about 15.91 MB (16,687,672 bytes). GeneralUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 34% of users of Care Center come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\care center
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A424844F-CDB3-45E2-BB77-1DDE4A091E76}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Care Center

Program executable:carecenter.exe
Name:Care Center
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\care center\carecenter.exe
Additional files:
  • deploytool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • listcheck.exe - ListCheck
  • batteryinformation.dll - Care Center (BatteryInformation)
  • launchusermanual.exe - LaunchUserManual
  • logdll.dll - LogDll
  • machine_information.exe - Machine Information
  • nativeutilities.dll
  • upgradetool.exe
  • DeviceDiagnoserHandler.dll - DeviceDiagnoserHandler
  • createstartmenushortcut.exe - ConsoleApplication2
  • BatteryInfoHandler.dll - BatteryInfoHandler
  • fullscreendetector.dll - FullScreenDetector
  • DiagnosticPlugin.dll - DiagnosticPlugin
  • DiagnosticEvent.dll - DiagnosticEvent
  • accadsmanager.dll - ACCADSManager
  • accadsutility.dll - ACCADSUtility
  • accnotifyshow.dll - ACCNotifyShow
  • fub.exe - Identity Card (FUB)
  • GeneralUpdate.dll - GeneralUpdate
  • idcard.exe
  • ADCommonType.dll - ADCommonType
  • hwid_checker.exe - HWID_Checker
  • accevents.dll - ACCEvents
  • accinterfaces.dll - ACCInterfaces
  • accplugin.dll - ACCPlugin
  • accuielements.dll - ACCUIElements
  • accutilities.dll - ACCUtilities
  • actclib.dll - ACtCLib
  • diagnostic.dll - Diagnostic
  • liveupdate.dll - LiveUpdate
  • liveupdateagent.exe - LiveUpdate Agent
  • liveupdatechecker.exe - LiveUpdate Checker
  • logdebug.dll - LogDebug
  • agremotobj.dll - AgRemotObj
  • managednativeutilities.dll - CareCenter (ManagedNativeUtilities)
  • dbaccess.dll - dBAccess
  • acrhttp.dll - AcrHttp
  • commlib.dll - CommLib
  • accstd.exe - ACCStd
  • logmgr.dll - LogMgr

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LiveUpdateAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ACCAgent' (runs monthly on Tuesdays at 06:45).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • LiveUpdateChecker.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACC.
  • ACCStd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACCBackgroundApplication.

How do I remove Care Center?

Quickly and completely remove Care Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Care Center from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Care Center, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Care Center.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.33%
  United Kingdom 17.91%
  Canada 8.96%
  France 7.46%
  Brazil 2.99%
  Finland 2.99%
  India 2.99%
  Mexico 2.99%
  Norway 1.49%
  Russia 1.49%
  Sweden 1.49%
  Austria 1.49%
  New Zealand 1.49%
  Indonesia 1.49%

About Acer

Acer is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation whose products include desktop and laptop computer PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.acer.com


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