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Should I remove Acer Registration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,008
United States Rank #2,845
Reach 0.1021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.30 days
185.95 days >
Average installed length: 97.70 days

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Acer Registration

What is Acer Registration?

Acer 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)

Register your product to receive helpful customer service and technical support. You'll also receive notification of the latest in Acer services and hot product announcements. Get technical and non-technical assistance such as drivers, solutions, customer service. Register your product and warranty to get full access t...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named ace1.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.27 MB (3,431,170 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Help link: www.leadertech.com/?pg=faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Registration
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Registration\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Registration

Program executable:ace1.exe
Acer Product Registration
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer registration\ace1.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ACE1.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Acer Registration Submission'.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ACE1.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acer Product Registration' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Acer Registration\ACE1.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Acer Registration?

You can uninstall Acer 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 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 Registration.

Win Vista (SP2) 76%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.03%
Windows 7 10.87%
Windows 10 1.04%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 67.66%
Windows Vista Home Basic 18.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.42%
Windows Vista Business 1.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.30%
Windows 10 Home 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.85%
  Canada 13.26%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  Mexico 0.79%
  Australia 0.43%
  Brazil 0.36%
  PR 0.26%
  New Zealand 0.23%
  Indonesia 0.23%
  India 0.20%
  Malaysia 0.20%
  Italy 0.16%
  Singapore 0.13%
  Argentina 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.75%
Hewlett-Packard 0.15%
ASUS 0.10%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5515 5.52%
Acer Aspire 5735 5.36%
Acer Aspire X1200 4.60%
Acer Aspire 5315 4.28%
Acer Aspire 4730Z 3.74%
Acer Aspire T180 3.47%

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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