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Should I remove Smart Timer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,021
United States Rank #5,480
Reach 0.0893%


1.00.3007 64.14%
1.00.3004 28.43%
1.00.3003 7.43%

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Smart Timer

What is Smart Timer?

Smart Timer is the Acer proprietary utility for configuring the time to enter deep sleep (zero power state) with specific timers on Acer Ultrabook computer with Microsoft OS accommodated. The central idea of this utility is to grant user a better user experience to provide quick resume and save the power for different user time.


The most common release is 1.00.3007, 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 primary executable is named smart_timer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart Timer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{89DB52FC-EA72-468F-A0C7-150AF8B7AB74}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Timer

Program executable:smart_timer.exe
Name:Smart Timer
Path:C:\Program Files\smart timer\smart_timer.exe
Additional files:
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Smart_Timer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Smart Timer Task Scheduler' (runs daily at 8:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Smart_Timer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Smart Timer Sleep Button Setting.

How do I remove Smart Timer?

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

Win 8 66%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.32%
Windows 7 33.60%
Windows XP 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.47%
Windows 8 18.57%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.16%
Windows 10 Home 3.44%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.21%
  Germany 5.33%
  Canada 4.97%
  Brazil 4.69%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  France 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.20%
  Taiwan 1.99%
  DK 1.70%
  Australia 1.49%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Czech Republic 1.21%
  Spain 1.14%
  India 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.92%
Dell 0.08%
Common models
Acer Aspire S3-391 27.79%
Acer Aspire M5-481PT 17.03%
Acer Aspire M5-581T 11.49%
Acer Aspire M3-581TG 8.43%
Acer Aspire M5-481T 7.39%
Acer Aspire M3-581T 5.62%

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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