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Should I remove Acer 3G Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,401
United States Rank #36,583
Reach 0.0142%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.55 days
340.74 days >
Average installed length: 179.03 days


3.00.3505 3.93%
3.00.3504 0.36%
3.00.3503 3.21%
3.00.3501 7.14%
3.00.3500 42.50%
3.00.3002 10.36%
3.00.3001 3.93%
3.00.3000 1.43%
3.00.2002 6.43%
3.00.2001 1.43%
2.00.3010 1.07%
2.00.3009 0.36%
2.00.3007 4.29%
2.00.3006 5.00%
2.00.3005 0.36%
2.00.3004 1.79%
2.00.3002 5.36%
1.00.3005 1.07%

Other programs by Acer

Acer 3G Connection Manager

What is Acer 3G Connection Manager?

The Acer 3G Connection Manager is pre-installed with various Acer laptops that utilize 3G network connections and provides the ability to assist users in making and maintaining Internet connectivity.


The most used version is 3.00.3500, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is ConnMgrUI.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 21.39 MB (22,423,814 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer 3G Connection Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{96F5085A-FAB3-40DA-BF1A-EABC37EA031C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 21.39 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer 3G Connection Manager

Program executable:ConnMgrUI.exe
Name:3G Connection Manager
ConnMgrUI Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer 3G Connection Manager\ConnMgrUI.exe
Additional files:
  • DevFuncCtrl2K.dll - DevFuncCtrl2K Dynamic Link Library
  • DevFuncCtrlER.dll - DevFuncCtrlER Dynamic Link Library
  • PhonebookMgr.dll - PhonebookMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • AdapterInfo.dll - AdapterInfo Dynamic Link Library
  • DevFuncCtrl.dll - DevFuncCtrl Dynamic Link Library
  • RasFuncCtrl.dll - RasFuncCtrl Dynamic Link Library
  • 3GFuncCtrl.dll - 3GFuncCtrl Dynamic Link Library
  • SMSBufMgr.dll - SMSBufMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • XMLParser.dll - XMLParser Dynamic Link Library
  • ConnMgrLauncher.exe - ConnMgrLauncher Application
  • SMSMgr.dll - SMSMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • UnloadRegNTUser.exe - UnloadRegNTUser Application
  • PfMgr.dll - PfMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • ClearUserData.exe - ClearUserData Application
  • ConnMgrSplash.exe - ConnMgrSplash Application
  • MBN.dll - MBN Dynamic Link Library
  • CloseAllMsg.exe - CloseAllMsg Application
  • ConnMgrPFI.exe - ConnMgrPFI Application
  • ConnMgrTray.exe - ConnMgrTray Application
  • NBRegNTUser.exe - NBRegNTUser Application
  • ConnMgrPFK.exe - ConnMgrPFK Application
  • ConnMgrUI.exe - 3G Connection Manager (ConnMgrUI Application)
  • ConnMsg.exe - ConnMsg Application
  • SMSIcon.exe - SMSIcon Application
  • UpdateAPN.exe
  • WMICheck.exe - WMICheck Application
  • QCWWAN2k.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI2k (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API for Gobi 2000)
  • QCWWAN.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API)
  • WMCoreApi-c.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ConnMgrUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3937A019-FC0A-46B9-BCA5-92B0ED05AA76}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ConnMgrLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CONNMGRTRAY' and executes as C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer 3G Connection Manager\ConnMgrLauncher.exe Silent.

How do I remove Acer 3G Connection Manager?

You can uninstall Acer 3G Connection Manager 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer 3G Connection Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Acer 3G Connection Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.36%
Windows 10 8.93%
Windows XP 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.14%
Windows 7 Professional 20.71%
Windows 7 Starter 5.71%
Windows 10 Pro 3.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.54% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 12.54%
  United States 10.10%
  Iran 9.76%
  Indonesia 4.88%
  Poland 4.53%
  South Africa 4.18%
  Australia 3.14%
  India 3.14%
  DK 2.79%
  Romania 2.79%
  Philippines 2.79%
  Taiwan 2.44%
  DZ 2.44%
  Italy 2.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 91.76%
Hewlett-Packard 3.23%
Dell 2.87%
ASUS 0.72%
Samsung 0.72%
Lenovo 0.72%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5750G 16.97%
Acer Aspire 5750 6.14%
Acer AOD270 6.14%
Acer Aspire 4830TG 5.42%
Acer Aspire 4752 4.69%
Acer AO722 4.33%

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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