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Should I remove ASUS Home Theater Gate?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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1.04.01 16.67%
1.02.14 83.33%

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ASUS Home Theater Gate

What is ASUS Home Theater Gate?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS Home Theater Gate's specially-designed large icons and intuitiveness of the software make it easy for you to operate the media applications via a remote control up to 10 feet away from the monitor or TV. With its user-friendly interface, you can easily launch the most common media applications quickly via an i...  Read more


ASUS Home Theater Gate is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 1.02.14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named home theater gate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 52.66 MB (55,213,348 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 56% of users of ASUS Home Theater Gate come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Latvia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Home Theater Gate
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B63DA210-83E8-
Estimated size: 52.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Home Theater Gate

Program executable:home theater gate.exe
Name:Home Theater Gate
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\home theater gate\home theater gate.exe
Additional files:
  • ERMsgController.exe (by ASUSTeK) - Media Gate Message Control
  • AsMultiLang.dll - AsMultiL Dynamic Link Library
  • HTPCSetting.exe
  • MGHighPriorityAPP.exe (by ASUSTek) - MGHighPriorityAPP (Media Gate High Priority Application)
  • Dts2ApoApi.dll
  • ERAssistFunction.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MGHighPriorityAPP.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Home Theater Gate High Priority APP.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • MGHighPriorityAPP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Home Theater Gate High Priority APP' which loads as C:\Program\ASUS\Home Theater Gate\MGHighPriorityAPP.exe.
  • ERMsgController.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Home Theater Gate MSG CTRL' which loads as C:\Program\ASUS\Home Theater Gate\ERMsgController.exe.

How do I remove ASUS Home Theater Gate?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Sweden 22.22%
  Latvia 11.11%
  AL 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%
Common models
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ASUSTeK U30Jc 33.33%
ASUSTeK CG8890 33.33%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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