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Should I remove eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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1.00.3004 100.00%

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eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool


eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool is a program developed by Acer. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 21 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emachines.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eMachines\Upgrade Kit\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /x {DB7E816B-74F1-4210-B2CD-8BD7B2FC8584} EMACHINE=1 PRODUCTNAME="eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool

  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • DVDMainStart.Launcher.exe - Upgrade Assistant Tool
  • DVDMainStart.Presenter.dll
  • DVDMainStart.View.dll
  • NotificationLauncher.exe
  • UpgradeKit.DialogManager.dll
  • UpgradeKit.HostData.dll
  • UpgradeKit.Interface.dll
  • UpgradeKit.Launcher.exe
  • UpgradeKit.Library.dll
  • UpgradeKit.Model.dll
  • UpgradeKit.Presenter.dll
  • UpgradeKit.View.dll
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library Shell32
  • ObjectListView.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - ObjectListView
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp
  • Acer.UpgradeKit.Windows.Forms.dll
  • ETFPasswordMigration.dll
  • ScrollBarLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DVDMainStart.Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OEM Upgrade DVD' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Upgrade Kit\DVDMainStart.Launcher.exe.

How do I remove eMachines Upgrade Assistant Tool?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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