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Should I remove Acer Product Registration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,178
United States Rank #29,170
Reach 0.0739%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.56 days
311.44 days >
Average installed length: 163.64 days


VersionDistribution 0.14% 4.81% 93.27% 1.79%

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Acer Product Registration

What is Acer Product Registration?

Acer Product Registration is a program that is pre-installed with Acer laptops. If the laptop has not yet been registered with Acer it will periodically popup and promt the user to register. It runs as a scheduled task or service (depending on the version).

About  (from Acer)

With your Acer ID, you can easily explore all your Acer services using a single account. Whatever Acer device you’re using, whatever Acer website you’re on, your single sign-in brings you many benefits. Those benefits include being able to register your Acer product purchases, get the latest Acer service updates, and r...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is ProductReg.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 5.88 MB (6,168,213 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\WR_PopUp
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DA20E1A8-07CB-4EE7-9B72-A7E28C953F0E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.88 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Product Registration

Program executable:ProductReg.exe
Name: ProductR Application
ProductR Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer\WR_PopUp\ProductReg.exe
Additional files:
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • ProductReg.exe - ProductR Application
  • AcerRegTool.exe - AcerRegTool
  • DataHandler.dll - DataHandler
  • UnWinRegNTUser.exe
  • WinRegNTUser.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ProductReg.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ProductReg' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Acer\WR_PopUp\ProductReg.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ProductReg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ProductReg' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Acer\WR_PopUp\ProductReg.exe".

How do I remove Acer Product Registration?

You can uninstall Acer Product Registration 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 Product Registration, 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 Product Registration.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 70.26%
Windows 7 21.50%
Windows XP 5.29%
Windows 10 2.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 59.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.99%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.51%
Windows 10 Home 2.08%
Windows Vista Business 1.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.22% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.22%
  United Kingdom 19.08%
  France 11.11%
  Italy 8.18%
  Belgium 5.17%
  Netherlands 4.47%
  Spain 4.19%
  United States 3.28%
  Sweden 2.94%
  Finland 2.80%
  Norway 2.52%
  DK 1.54%
  Portugal 1.47%
  Switzerland 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.86%
Dell 0.14%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 18.96%
Acer Aspire 7735 5.15%
Acer Aspire 5735 4.58%
Acer Aspire 5810T 4.51%
Acer Aspire 5536 4.08%
Acer Aspire 7738 3.79%

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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