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Should I remove Acer Device Fast-lane?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,237
United States Rank #2,547
Reach 0.5579%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.78 days
140.92 days >
Average installed length: 74.04 days


1.00.3013 14.40%
1.00.3011 38.59%
1.00.3009 0.59%
1.00.3008 0.59%
1.00.3007 37.34%
1.00.3005 0.14%
1.00.3003 8.36%

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Acer Device Fast-lane

What is Acer Device Fast-lane?

Acer Device Fast-Lane is pre-installed with various Acer laptops. Acer Device Fast-Lane allows you to quickly see if some of your computers functions are turned on or off. Acer Device Fast-Lane lets you toggle Wi-Fi, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and more.


The most common release is 1.00.3011, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named devicefastlaneui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.34 MB (2,457,664 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Device Fast-lane\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {3F62D2FD-13C1-49A2-8B5D-47623D9460D7} PRODUCTNAME="Acer Device Fast-lane" BRANDNAME="Acer" ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Device Fast-lane

Program executable:devicefastlaneui.exe
Name:Device Fast-lane
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer device fast-lane\devicefastlaneui.exe
Additional files:
  • DevCtrl.dll - Device Fast-lane (DevCtrl)
  • DeviceFastLaneEvent.exe - DeviceFastLaneEvent
  • DeviceFastLaneSvc.exe - DeviceFastLaneSvc

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DeviceFastLaneSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Device Fast-lane Service' (DeviceFastLaneService) "Device Fast-lane Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001865760%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00008887%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009770%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,760
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:36 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Acer Device Fast-lane?

You can uninstall Acer Device Fast-lane 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 Device Fast-lane, 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 Device Fast-lane.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.98%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 46.09%
Windows 8 26.96%
Windows 10 Home 12.62%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.65%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.77%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.98%
  Italy 10.91%
  Germany 9.68%
  United Kingdom 8.03%
  Canada 6.10%
  France 4.41%
  Netherlands 3.82%
  Brazil 3.56%
  Australia 2.01%
  Norway 1.97%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Sweden 1.80%
  Spain 1.52%
  Russia 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.94%
ASUS 0.05%
Packard Bell 0.01%
Samsung 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-771 11.07%
Acer Aspire E1-571 10.02%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 8.19%
Acer Aspire E1-531 5.84%
Acer Aspire E1-522 4.15%
Acer Aspire V5-571G 3.96%

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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