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Should I remove Acer HomeMedia Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,869
United States Rank #8,896
Reach 0.0517%


1.4.6304 4.81%
1.4.5330 SP3001 14.13%
1.4.5330 16.19%
1.4.4931 38.17%
1.4.4221 11.97%
1.4.4010 14.72%

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Acer HomeMedia Connect

What is Acer HomeMedia Connect?

HomeMedia is a Media Center type application that comes pre-installed with various ACER Home Media PCs and is designed to serve as a home-entertainment hub. HomeMedia has higher hardware requirements than other Acer PCs have some the software is only available for certain models. It is much more restricted in the range of hardware that it supports than most other software DVR solutions.


The most used version is 1.4.4931, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is acer homemedia connect.exe. The software installer includes 70 files and is usually about 11.72 MB (12,286,562 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/home
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Live\Acer HomeMedia Connect
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{132888AE-EF67-
Estimated size: 11.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer HomeMedia Connect

Program executable:acer homemedia connect.exe
Name:HomeMedia Connect
Path:C:\Program Files\acer arcade live\acer homemedia connect\acer homemedia connect.exe
Additional files:
  • HomeMedia Connect.exe - HomeMedia Connect
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)

How do I remove Acer HomeMedia Connect?

You can uninstall Acer HomeMedia Connect 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 HomeMedia Connect, 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 HomeMedia Connect.

Win Vista (SP2) 78%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 87.83%
Windows 7 11.19%
Windows 10 0.88%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 87.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 0.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.49%
Windows 8 Pro 0.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.25%
  France 11.66%
  United Kingdom 9.46%
  Germany 9.04%
  Canada 8.53%
  Netherlands 5.49%
  Italy 3.89%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Australia 1.86%
  Finland 1.77%
  Spain 1.52%
  Taiwan 1.10%
  Sweden 1.01%
  New Zealand 0.84%

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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