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Should I remove Acer Media?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,560
United States Rank #3,780
Reach 0.2409%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.37 days
512.50 days >
Average installed length: 269.28 days


2.04.3002.6 24.54%
2.04.2006.0 25.57%
2.04.2004.0 1.79%
2.04.2003.2 0.02%
2.03.2004.0 3.01%
2.02.3104.3 41.79%
2.02.3006.4 3.24%
2.02.3005.0 0.02%

Typically installed together

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Acer Media


Acer Media is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 2.02.3104.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 81 files and is usually about 50.14 MB (52,573,446 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of Acer Media come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\acer media
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Media\clearfiSetup.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 50.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Media

  • AcerMedia.exe - Acer Media
  • AcerMediaAutoplay.exe - AcerMediaAutoPlay
  • clearfiSetup.exe - Acer Media Setup
  • changeprivatenetwork.exe - clear.fi (clear.fi Client)
  • clientgenerator.exe
  • extractdeviceicon.exe
  • firewallsettings.exe
  • mediasharingsetting.exe
  • mediasharingutil.dll
  • Clearfishellext.dll - Clearfishellext Dynamic Link Library
  • Clearfishellext_x64.dll
  • DMCDaemon.exe - DLNA Stack App
  • WindowsUpnpMV.exe
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • AcerSubtitle.dll
  • CheckClearfiDLL.exe
  • libcurl.dll
  • tag.dll
  • VideoRotation.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AcerMediaAutoplay.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AcerClearfiMediaAutoPlayMUSIC' with the ProgID of 'AcerClearfiMediaAutoPlayMUSIC\AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove Acer Media?

You can uninstall Acer Media 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 Media, 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 Media.

Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.12%
Windows 7 0.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 66.63%
Windows 10 Home 11.75%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.92%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.02%
Windows 8 2.51%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.65%
  Italy 10.62%
  Germany 6.77%
  Canada 6.49%
  United Kingdom 6.24%
  France 4.78%
  Netherlands 3.08%
  Brazil 2.89%
  Australia 2.37%
  Spain 1.95%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Malaysia 1.57%
  Norway 1.34%
  Sweden 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.92%
ASUS 0.02%
Lenovo 0.02%
Hewlett-Packard 0.02%
Toshiba 0.02%
Common models
Acer E1-510 5.97%
Acer Aspire E1-522 5.62%
Acer Aspire E1-572 4.82%
Acer Aspire E1-572G 3.70%
Acer Aspire ES1-511 3.26%
Acer Aspire E1-570 3.26%

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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