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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,411
United States Rank #3,067
Reach 0.1643%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.97 days
441.75 days >
Average installed length: 232.11 days


1.02.3008 7.04%
1.02.3006 23.06%
1.02.3004 10.87%
1.02.3002 21.03%
1.01.3007 0.03%
1.01.3006 13.37%
1.01.3005 2.93%
1.01.3004 14.67%
1.01.3003 3.58%
1.00.3007 3.43%

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Acer Screen Grasp

What is Acer Screen Grasp?

Part of the Acer Cloud software for Windows 8, Screen Grasp provides touching tools used for screen capturing and editing.


Acer Screen Grasp is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 1.02.3006, 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. 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 snippingtool.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 30.66 MB (32,150,290 bytes). The installed file FixUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 56% of users of Acer Screen Grasp come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Screen Grasp\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i {84443E5D-0767-438B-B1C8-6A52FAB2101B} ACER=1 PRODUCTNAME="Acer Screen Grasp" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 30.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Screen Grasp

Program executable:snippingtool.exe
Name:Screen Grasp
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\screen grasp\snippingtool.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdateTest.exe - Screen Grasp Updater (Screen Grasp)
  • DeployTool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • Editing.exe - Screen Grasp
  • Facebook.exe - Facebook
  • FixUpdate.exe - FixUpdate
  • GestureDetection.exe - Gesture Detection
  • InputTask.exe - InputTask
  • Launch Screen Grasp.exe - Launch Screen Grasp
  • ListCheck.exe - ListCheck
  • LMA.exe - Launch_Metro_App
  • RotateImage.exe - RotateImage
  • ShowToast.exe - ScreenGrasp
  • ToastNotification.exe
  • TutorialWizard.exe
  • TutorialWizard_Capture.exe
  • UpgradeTool.exe
  • FacebookGraphAPI.dll - FacebookGraphAPI
  • Facebook.dll (by The Outercurve Foundation) - Facebook C# SDK
  • Facebook.Winforms.dll - Facebook.Winforms

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Launch Screen Grasp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch Screen Grasp_First' (runs on registration).
  • InputTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'prelauncher_First' (runs on registration).
  • GestureDetection.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Screen Grasp GestureDetection' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • InputTask.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Prelauncher.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • GestureDetection.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Screen Grasp\GestureDetection.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:58FFCF9B-1875-4c7a-AC62-37206292BC37 /RestartByRestartManageC:328FA52C-ED32-43b5-A4B3-10A173BA9DDA /RestartByRestartMan.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0028213536%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00170619%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00111516%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:178,979
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Launch Screen Grasp.exe
Memory:3.24 MB
Total CPU:0.0016915065%
Kernel CPU:0.00030956%
User CPU:0.00138195%
CPU cycles/sec:74,256
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Acer Screen Grasp?

You can uninstall Acer Screen Grasp 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 Screen Grasp, 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 Screen Grasp.

Win 10 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 59.72%
Windows 10 Home 21.33%
Windows 8.1 Connected 9.98%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.46%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.55%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.62%
  Canada 9.42%
  United Kingdom 6.59%
  France 3.79%
  Italy 2.80%
  Germany 2.17%
  Australia 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Spain 1.41%
  Singapore 1.24%
  Malaysia 0.93%
  Mexico 0.78%
  Philippines 0.73%
  New Zealand 0.71%

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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