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Should I remove Gateway ScreenSaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,940
United States Rank #839
Reach 0.3996%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.40 days
454.21 days >
Average installed length: 238.65 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.7.0730 3.89%
1.6.2009.1217 0.14%
1.6.0730 7.69%
1.5.2009.1217 0.02%
1.5.0730 0.18%
1.4.0730 0.34%
1.2.2009.1217 0.20%
1.02.1226 0.14%
1.2.0811 0.86%
1.2.0730 0.23%
1.1.1022.2010 7.10%
1.1.1016 0.02%
1.1.0922 0.41%
1.1.0915.2011 10.72%
1.1.0825.2010 5.37%
1.1.0824.2010 0.09%
1.1.0812 16.81%
1.1.0811.2010 0.57%
1.1.0811 1.82%
1.1.0806.2010 6.49%
1.1.0803 0.07%
1.1.0722 0.39%
1.1.0708 0.02%
1.1.0506.2010 3.53%
1.1.0407.2010 0.87%
1.1.0329.2010 0.27%
1.1.0324.2011 0.16%
1.1.0318.2010 0.12%
1.1.0225.2011 22.37%
1.1.0127.2010 0.09%
1.1.0121.2011 1.71%
1.1.0121.2010 7.19%
1.0.0708 0.04%
1.0.0618 0.07%

Gateway ScreenSaver

What is Gateway ScreenSaver?

This is the default screen saver installed with various Gateway models. It is typiclaly just a Gateway logo and can be easily changed.

About  (from Gateway)

A screen saver displays an animation or hides the display to entertain you or to shield private information if you leave your computer unattended. Screen savers fall under the category of display properties. To start turning on a screen saver, right-click the desktop, then click Properties. Or, choose Start (click the ...  Read more

Overview

Gateway ScreenSaver is a software program developed by Gateway. The most common release is 1.1.0225.2011, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named run_Gateway.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 13 MB (13,631,877 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Gateway ScreenSaver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Screensaver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Screensaver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 13 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway ScreenSaver

Program executable:run_Gateway.exe
Name:run_NB Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Gateway\Screensaver\run_Gateway.exe
MD5:6e9dbf6b982aea2ec6614f0b81ab2846
Additional files:
  • NBRegNTUser.exe - NBRegNTU Application
  • Uninstall.exe - Gateway Screen Saver (Setup.exe)
  • UnloadRegNTUser.exe - UnloadRe Application
  • VistaGetS3S4Reg.exe - VistaGet Application
  • XPGetS3S4Reg.exe - XPGetS3S Application
  • run_Gateway.exe - run_NB Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run Once)
  • run_Gateway.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'ScrSav' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Screensaver\run_Acer.exe /default.

How do I remove Gateway ScreenSaver?

Quickly and completely remove Gateway ScreenSaver 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 ScreenSaver 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 ScreenSaver, 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 ScreenSaver.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,940
 
REACH
~0.40%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.80%
Windows 8 5.51%
Windows XP 0.48%
Windows Vista 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.78%
Windows 10 Home 3.82%
Windows 7 Starter 2.71%
Windows 7 Professional 1.31%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.91%
  Canada 6.89%
  Mexico 1.47%
  Japan 0.64%
  Brazil 0.55%
  Australia 0.28%
  PR 0.20%
  Argentina 0.19%
  United Kingdom 0.11%
  Philippines 0.09%
  New Zealand 0.09%
  Germany 0.09%
  Taiwan 0.08%
  Israel 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.36%
Gateway 0.64%
Common models
Gateway DX4860 10.37%
Gateway NV55C 5.52%
Gateway NE56R 5.17%
Gateway NV57H 4.87%
Gateway NV53A 4.43%
Gateway NV53 4.15%

About Gateway

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

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