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Should I remove Acer Remote?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,543
United States Rank #4,507
Reach 0.0873%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.48 days
102.61 days >
Average installed length: 53.91 days


1.0 100.00%

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Acer Remote

What is Acer Remote?  (from Acer)

Acer Remote lets you remotely control your PC’s Mouse, keypad, Media Player, PowerPoint, Windows 8 UI via Android smartphone and tablet. A remote laser pointer is also supported. Supported Players: Windows Media Player/Acer Clear.fi(Acer Media)/Apple iTunes/CyberLink PowerDVD Screen resolution: 800x400,854x480,1024x600...  Read more


Acer Remote is a program developed by Acer. 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 arcserver.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 9.83 MB (10,309,609 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of Acer Remote come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Remote
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Acer Remote\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Acer Remote\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 9.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Remote

Program executable:arcserver.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\acer remote\arcserver.exe
Additional files:
  • ArcSetStart.exe - ArcRemoteV1.0.0.1 (ArcSetStart)
  • ArcSetUnStart.exe
  • DuiLib_u.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Application
  • WinShow.exe
  • mfc100u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run Once)
  • ArcServer.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer Remote\ArcServer.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:49F1EFE4-987E-4a9d-920A-C79C58DAE03F /RestartByRestartManageC:0B8C65C4-5C54-4225-B608-AF5D63344A59 /RestartByRestartManageC:F501CA5E.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ArcServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ArcServer' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer Remote\ArcServer.exe.

How do I remove Acer Remote?

You can uninstall Acer Remote 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 Remote, 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 Remote.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.88%
Windows 7 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 57.53%
Windows 8 22.40%
Windows 10 Home 15.42%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.40%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.05%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 0.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.14%
  Canada 7.86%
  France 6.84%
  Germany 4.41%
  Italy 3.59%
  United Kingdom 2.57%
  Netherlands 2.42%
  Sweden 1.21%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Australia 0.92%
  Switzerland 0.82%
  Mexico 0.82%
  DK 0.78%
  Norway 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.94%
Toshiba 0.06%
Common models
Gateway SX2110G 14.57%
Acer Aspire XC600 8.38%
Acer Aspire Z3-605 6.25%
Acer Predator G3-605 5.25%
Acer Aspire MC605 4.42%
Acer Aspire TC-603 4.07%

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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