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Should I remove Acer Configuration 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 #9,832
United States Rank #7,035
Reach 0.0370%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.87 days
25.59 days >
Average installed length: 13.45 days


1.02.3005 42.05%
1.00.3001 57.95%

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Acer Configuration Manager


Acer Configuration Manager is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 1.00.3001, 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. The main program executable is awc.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,112,818 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Acer Configuration Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Configuration Manager\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i {9A75E3DC-7F6E-47BD-8971-53CF527B96D6} ACER=1 PRODUCTNAME="Acer Configuration Manager" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Configuration Manager

Program executable:awc.exe
Name:Amundsen Windows Client
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer configuration manager\awc.exe
Additional files:
  • DeployTool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • ListCheck.exe - ListCheck
  • LogDll.dll - Care Center (LogDll)
  • UpgradeTool.exe
  • LogDebug.dll - LogDebug

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AWC.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACM Ignition.

How do I remove Acer Configuration Manager?

You can uninstall Acer Configuration 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 Configuration 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 Configuration Manager.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.39%
  Italy 7.14%
  Canada 6.75%
  United Kingdom 2.98%
  Germany 2.78%
  France 2.58%
  Australia 2.48%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Spain 1.19%
  Brazil 1.09%
  Philippines 1.09%
  Norway 0.89%
  Sweden 0.69%
  DK 0.50%

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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