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Should I remove Acer ScreenSaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,228
United States Rank #9,748
Reach 0.0731%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.56 days
517.92 days >
Average installed length: 272.13 days


VersionDistribution 4.17% 1.60% 3.47% 15.28% 6.53% 0.69% 0.07% 0.49% 1.04% 0.63% 0.35% 0.28% 3.33% 1.46% 2.36% 28.75%
1.0.0 10.49%

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Acer ScreenSaver

What is Acer ScreenSaver?

Acer ScreenSaver is pre-installed with various Acer laptops. This program is a branded screen-saver for Acer-brand computers that displays an animated Acer logo.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named run_Acer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 3.07 MB (3,223,403 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\screensavers\acer
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\Screensavers\Acer\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer ScreenSaver

Program executable:run_Acer.exe
TODO: <File description>
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Acer Screen Saver (Acer)
  • NBRegNTUser.exe
  • run_Acer.exe
  • UnloadRegNTUser.exe
  • VistaGetS3S4Reg.exe - VistaGet Application
  • XPGetS3S4Reg.exe - XPGetS3S Application

How do I remove Acer ScreenSaver?

You can uninstall Acer ScreenSaver 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 ScreenSaver, 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 ScreenSaver.

Win Vista (SP2) 42%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 48.44%
Windows 7 32.20%
Windows XP 15.96%
Windows 10 3.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 43.55%
Windows 7 Starter 15.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.87%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.07%
Windows 10 Home 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.63%
  Germany 11.28%
  United Kingdom 11.02%
  France 7.45%
  Italy 7.45%
  Spain 4.15%
  Canada 3.63%
  Belgium 2.59%
  Norway 2.14%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Australia 1.56%
  Finland 1.56%
  Taiwan 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 92.57%
Sahara 6.65%
Dell 0.14%
Hewlett-Packard 0.14%
Toshiba 0.14%
ASUS 0.14%
Medion 0.07%
Samsung 0.07%
Lenovo 0.07%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 21.66%
Acer Aspire one 15.75%
Acer Aspire 5810T 8.02%
Acer Aspire 7735 6.71%
Acer Aspire 5536 6.49%
Acer Aspire 4810T 4.52%

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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