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Should I remove Gateway Quick Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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United States Rank #14,898
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1.01.3016.0 8.80%
1.01.3012 4.80%
1.01.3003 4.00%
1.00.3000 82.40%

Gateway Quick Access


Gateway Quick Access is a program developed by Gateway. The most used version is 1.00.3000, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is quickaccess.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 6.25 MB (6,558,267 bytes). QAUpdate.exe 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 82% of users of Gateway Quick Access come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Quick Access\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {C1FA525F-D701-4B31-9D32-504FC0CF0B98} BOOTSTRATOR=1 GPRODUCTNAME="Gateway Quick Access" BRANDNAME="Gateway" ISDT=0 INSTALLDRIVER=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Quick Access

Program executable:quickaccess.exe
Name:Quick Access
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\gateway quick access\quickaccess.exe
Additional files:
  • DevCtrl.dll (by Acer Incorporate) - Quick Access (DevCtrl)
  • QAEvent.exe (by Acer Incorporate) - QAEvent
  • QALauncher.exe - QALauncher
  • QAMsg.exe - QAMsg
  • QASvc.exe - QASvc
  • QAUpdate.exe - QAUpdate
  • RMSvc.exe - RMSvc
  • SunlightReading.exe - SunlightReading
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • QALauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Quick Access Quick Launcher.
2 Services
  • RMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Quick Access RadioMgr Service' (RMSvc) "Quick Access RadioMgr Service".
  • QASvc.exe runs as a service named 'Quick Access Service' (QASvc) "Quick Access Service".

How do I remove Gateway Quick Access?

Quickly and completely remove Gateway Quick Access from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Gateway Quick Access 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 Gateway Quick Access, 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 Gateway Quick Access.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.53%
  Mexico 8.28%
  Canada 5.73%
  Japan 2.55%
  TT 0.64%
  BS 0.64%
  Poland 0.64%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com


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