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Should I remove Acer Quick Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #912
United States Rank #1,335
Reach 0.8840%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.28 days
185.15 days >
Average installed length: 97.28 days


2.00.3008 1.50%
2.00.3006 1.42%
2.00.3005 5.71%
1.01.3023 4.67%
1.01.3022 0.12%
1.01.3020 0.44%
1.01.3018 10.96%
1.01.3016.0 37.56%
1.01.3014.0 3.57%
1.01.3012 17.13%
1.01.3010 2.69%
1.01.3007 0.06%
1.01.3003 0.62%
1.00.3000 13.56%

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Acer Quick Access

What is Acer Quick Access?

Part of Acer software for Windows 8, the Quick Access software provides features to adjust settings on the user's PC.

About  (from Acer)

Acer Quick Access makes it fast and easy to adjust the settings you use most often. You can quickly toggle individual wireless devices on or off, change power-off USB charge settings, modify network sharing options, and much more.


Acer Quick Access is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 1.01.3016.0, 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. 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 main program executable is quickaccess.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 6.25 MB (6,558,267 bytes). QAUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 35% of users of Acer Quick Access come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Quick Access\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {C1FA525F-D701-4B31-9D32-504FC0CF0B98} BOOTSTRATOR=1 GPRODUCTNAME="Acer Quick Access" BRANDNAME="Acer" ISDT=0 INSTALLDRIVER=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Quick Access

Program executable:quickaccess.exe
Name:Quick Access
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer quick access\quickaccess.exe
Additional files:
  • DeployTool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • DevCtrl.dll (by Acer Incorporate) - Quick Access (DevCtrl)
  • DustDefender.exe - DustDefender
  • ListCheck.exe - ListCheck
  • ModeThemes.exe (by Acer Incorporate) - Quick Access Themes
  • QAAdminAgent.exe - QAAdminAgent
  • QAAgent.exe - QAAgent
  • QADPI.exe - QADPI
  • QAEvent.exe - QAEvent
  • QALauncher.exe - QALauncher
  • QALockHandler.exe - QALockHandler
  • QALSvc.exe - QALSvc
  • QAMsg.exe - QAMsg
  • QAStart.exe - QAStart
  • QASvc.exe - QASvc
  • QAThemes.exe - QAThemes
  • QAToastCreator.exe - QAToastCreator
  • QAToasts.exe - QAToasts
  • QAUpdate.exe - QAUpdate
  • RMSvc.exe - RMSvc
  • SunlightReading.exe - SunlightReading
  • TsDotNetLib.dll - TsDotNetLib
  • UpgradeTool.exe - Care Center
  • SwitchLock.exe - SwitchLock
  • QAToast.exe - QAToast
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • QALauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Quick Access Quick Launcher.
3 Services
  • QASvc.exe runs as a service named 'Quick Access Service' (QASvc) "Quick Access Service".
  • QALSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Quick Access Local Service' (QALSvc) "Quick Access Local Service".
  • RMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Quick Access RadioMgr Service' (RMSvc) "Quick Access RadioMgr Service".

How do I remove Acer Quick Access?

Quickly and completely remove Acer Quick Access from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Acer Quick Access 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer Quick Access, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Quick Access.

Win 8 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 99.91%
Windows 8.1 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 51.98%
Windows 10 Home 20.61%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.94%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.42%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.11%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.59%
  United Kingdom 9.31%
  Germany 7.81%
  Canada 7.06%
  Italy 6.75%
  France 4.53%
  Australia 2.97%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Brazil 2.22%
  Spain 2.13%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Sweden 1.33%
  Norway 1.31%
  Austria 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.99%
Toshiba 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 8.78%
Acer Aspire E5-571 7.80%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 4.23%
Acer E1-510 3.32%
Acer Aspire E5-521 3.31%
Acer Aspire E5-511 3.27%

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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