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Should I remove Acer SmartBoot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,022
United States Rank #14,134
Reach 0.0186%


1.00.8101 1.37%
1.00.8001 3.01%
1.00.8000 0.27%
1.00.3500 16.39%
1.00.3006 74.86%
1.00.3003 1.09%
1.00.3002 3.01%

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Acer SmartBoot


Acer SmartBoot is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 1.00.3006, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named aslui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.36 MB (4,568,527 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Acer SmartBoot come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer SmartBoot
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9E65215B-9DE9-401A-8541-C82FE2D2BC66}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.36 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer SmartBoot

Program executable:aslui.exe
Name:Acer SmartBoot
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer smartboot\aslui.exe
Additional files:
  • ASLDialog.exe - Acer SmartBoot (ASLDialog)
  • ASLNotify.exe - ASLNotify
  • ASLSvc.exe - Acer SmartBoot Service
  • ASLTray.exe - Acer SmartBoot Tray

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ASLSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Acer SmartBoot Service' (ASLSvc) "Acer SmartBoot Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ASLTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acer SmartBoot' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer SmartBoot\ASLTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:108.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000932816%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004206%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005122%
0.015104% average
Memory:1.51 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00000088%

How do I remove Acer SmartBoot?

You can uninstall Acer SmartBoot 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 SmartBoot, 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 SmartBoot.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.61%
Windows 10 13.11%
Windows Vista 3.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 73.55%
Windows 10 Pro 10.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.89%
Windows Vista Business 2.48%
Windows 7 Starter 1.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.70%
  Italy 11.74%
  Canada 8.13%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  Spain 2.26%
  Germany 2.26%
  Taiwan 2.03%
  Thailand 1.81%
  Australia 1.58%
  Mexico 1.58%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Norway 1.35%
  DK 1.35%

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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