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Should I remove Acer Mobility Center Plug-In?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,808
United States Rank #3,636
Reach 0.2135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.55 days
517.84 days >
Average installed length: 272.09 days


3.0.3000 49.51%
1.0.4301 14.57%
1.0.3003 35.92%

Typically installed together

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Acer Mobility Center Plug-In

What is Acer Mobility Center Plug-In?

The Acer Mobility Center Plug-In that comes pre-installed on Acer laptops. It combines mobile PC settings into one location such as power management, power schemes, network settings, and monitor settings.


The most common release is 3.0.3000, 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 mobilitycenter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 4.12 MB (4,321,422 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Acer\Mobility Center\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 4.12 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Mobility Center Plug-In

Program executable:mobilitycenter.exe
Name:Acer Mobility Center Plug-In
Path:C:\acer\mobility center\mobilitycenter.exe
Additional files:
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by Acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • CompileMOF.exe - Acer ePower Managemet (Acer ePower Management - CompileMOF Application)
  • ShareFolderUI.exe - Acer Shared Folder
  • MobilityService.exe - app
  • mobilityinterface.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MobilityService.exe runs as a service named 'MobilityService' (MobilityService).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0042548751%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00102478%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00323009%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Acer Mobility Center Plug-In?

You can uninstall Acer Mobility Center Plug-In 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 Mobility Center Plug-In, 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 Mobility Center Plug-In.

Win Vista (SP2) 79%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 92.89%
Windows 7 5.99%
Windows 10 1.09%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 70.07%
Windows Vista Home Basic 19.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.70%
Windows Vista Business 2.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.88%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.68%
  United Kingdom 10.40%
  Germany 9.81%
  Italy 7.90%
  France 7.19%
  Canada 4.24%
  Spain 3.81%
  Netherlands 3.07%
  Belgium 2.37%
  Australia 1.41%
  Finland 1.23%
  Norway 1.17%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Austria 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.05%
Dell 0.33%
Hewlett-Packard 0.21%
ASUS 0.19%
Sahara 0.10%
Lenovo 0.07%
Packard Bell 0.02%
American Megatrends 0.02%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5735 8.82%
Acer Aspire 5315 5.86%
Acer Aspire 5920G 4.46%
Acer Aspire 6930G 3.59%
Acer Aspire 5920 3.31%
Acer Aspire 7720 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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