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Should I remove Acer Care Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,481
United States Rank #1,780
Reach 0.5443%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.95 days
87.11 days >
Average installed length: 45.77 days


2.00.3019 0.73%
2.00.3016 2.71%
2.00.3008 1.99%
2.00.3007 1.79%
2.00.3006 10.11%
2.00.3005 11.30%
2.00.3004 1.31%
1.00.3013 25.76%
1.00.3012 32.94%
1.00.3009 2.41%
1.00.3008 7.18%
1.00.3002 1.77%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Acer

Acer Care Center


Acer Care Center is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 1.00.3012, 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 main program executable is carecenter.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 15.36 MB (16,110,832 bytes). GeneralUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 39% of users of Acer Care Center come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Care Center\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i {A424844F-CDB3-45E2-BB77-1DDE4A091E76} ACER=1 PRODUCTNAME="Acer Care Center" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Care Center

Program executable:carecenter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\care center\carecenter.exe
Additional files:
  • DeployTool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • ListCheck.exe - ListCheck
  • BatteryInformation.dll - Care Center (BatteryInformation)
  • LaunchUserManual.exe - LaunchUserManual
  • LogDll.dll - LogDll
  • Machine_Information.exe - Machine Information
  • NativeUtilities.dll
  • UpgradeTool.exe
  • DeviceDiagnoserHandler.dll - DeviceDiagnoserHandler
  • CreateStartMenuShortCut.exe - ConsoleApplication2
  • BatteryInfoHandler.dll - BatteryInfoHandler
  • DiagnosticPlugin.dll - DiagnosticPlugin
  • DiagnosticEvent.dll - DiagnosticEvent
  • ACCADSUtility.dll - ACCADSUtility
  • FUB.exe - Identity Card (FUB)
  • GeneralUpdate.dll - GeneralUpdate
  • IDCard.exe
  • ADCommonType.dll - ADCommonType
  • ACCEvents.dll - ACCEvents
  • ACCInterfaces.dll - ACCInterfaces
  • ACCPlugin.dll - ACCPlugin
  • ACCUIElements.dll - ACCUIElements
  • ACCUtilities.dll - ACCUtilities
  • Diagnostic.dll - Diagnostic
  • LiveUpdate.dll - LiveUpdate
  • LiveUpdateAgent.exe - LiveUpdate Agent
  • LiveUpdateChecker.exe - LiveUpdate Checker
  • LogDebug.dll - LogDebug
  • AgRemotObj.dll - AgRemotObj
  • ManagedNativeUtilities.dll - CareCenter (ManagedNativeUtilities)
  • dBAccess.dll - dBAccess
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp
  • CommLib.dll - CommLib
  • LogMgr.dll - LogMgr

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LiveUpdateAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ACCAgent' (runs monthly on Mondays at 12:40 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LiveUpdateChecker.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACC.

How do I remove Acer Care Center?

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

Win 8 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 99.93%
Windows 8.1 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.30%
Windows 10 Home 29.00%
Windows 8.1 Connected 20.34%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.64%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.82%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.53%
  United Kingdom 10.85%
  Canada 6.39%
  Germany 6.29%
  Italy 4.77%
  France 4.56%
  Australia 3.05%
  Brazil 2.71%
  Netherlands 2.54%
  Spain 2.03%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Norway 1.36%
  Austria 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.99%
Toshiba 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 12.00%
Acer Aspire E5-571 7.52%
Acer Aspire E5-573G 4.39%
Acer Aspire E5-521 4.04%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 3.66%
Acer Aspire VN7-791 3.15%

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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