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Should I remove Acer Explorer Agent?

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 #715
United States Rank #887
Reach 0.9607%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.25 days
213.79 days >
Average installed length: 112.33 days


2.00.3001 36.72%
2.00.3000 63.28%

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Acer Explorer Agent is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 2.00.3000, 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 software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.13 MB (2,234,537 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 43% of users of Acer Explorer Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/acer-explorer
Help link: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Explorer Agent\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i {4D0F42CF-1693-43D9-BDC8-19141D023EE0} ACER=1 PRODUCTNAME="Acer Explorer Agent" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Explorer Agent

  • AEHelper.exe - AEHelper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Acer Explorer Agent?

You can uninstall Acer Explorer Agent 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 Explorer Agent, 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 Explorer Agent.

Win 10 100%
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 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.27%
Windows 8.1 32.04%
Windows 8.1 Connected 14.42%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.87%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.51%
  United Kingdom 8.24%
  Italy 7.90%
  Germany 6.50%
  Canada 5.88%
  France 4.53%
  Australia 2.36%
  Spain 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Brazil 2.22%
  Norway 1.20%
  Sweden 1.20%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Austria 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.97%
Lenovo 0.01%
Hewlett-Packard 0.01%
Toshiba 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 7.87%
Acer Aspire E5-571 6.98%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 4.29%
Acer Aspire E5-573G 3.97%
Acer Aspire E5-521 3.22%
Acer Aspire E5-511 2.85%

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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