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Should I remove Acer Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,177
United States Rank #29,863
Reach 0.0108%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.95 days
824.39 days >
Average installed length: 433.15 days


1.06.3006 63.21%
1.06.3001 6.60%
1.05.3001 0.47%
1.04.3006 0.47%
1.04.3000 28.30%
1.03.3009 0.94%

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Acer Sync

What is Acer Sync?

To enable Cloud Sync or sync-over-Wi-Fi for Acer phones, Acer Sync software components must be installed on your PC & Acer phone.

About  (from Acer)

Acer phones feature AcerSync, an easy-to-use software application that lets you synchronize your contacts, calendar, photos and video clips between your Acer phone, PC and corresponding Google services (cloud). It hasn’t always been easy to synchronize these three diverse platforms but Acer Sync was designed to change ...  Read more


Acer Sync is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 1.06.3006, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is acersync.exe. The software installer includes 71 files and is usually about 33.36 MB (34,979,027 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 21% of users of Acer Sync come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FA08A70-6E60-4E06-90B6-7B96A741E9E0}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 33.36 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Sync

Program executable:acersync.exe
Name:Acer Sync
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acersync\acersync.exe
Additional files:
  • clear.fi_client_setup.exe - clear.fi Client (Setup.exe)
  • AcerPIM.Interfaces.dll - Acer PIM (AcerPIM Interfaces)
  • AcerPIM.Launcher.exe - AcerPIM Launcher
  • AcerPIM.Model.dll - AcerPIM Model
  • AcerPIM.Presenter.dll - AcerPIM Presenter
  • AcerPIM.Splash.dll - AcerPIM
  • AcerPIM.View.dll - AcerPIM View
  • ChangePrivateNetwork.exe - clear.fi (clear.fi Client)
  • ClientGenerator.exe
  • ExtractDeviceIcon.exe
  • FirewallSettings.exe
  • MediaSharingSetting.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MediaSharingSetting.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECBBF0E0-6C0C-4F36-9EDD-D20DEF72E236}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • AcerSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Acer AnySync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Acer\AcerSync\AcerSync.exe" /autostartup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AcerSync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acer\AcerSync\AcerSync.exe'.

How do I remove Acer Sync?

You can uninstall Acer Sync 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 Sync, 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 Sync.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.35%
Windows 10 18.96%
Windows Vista 8.53%
Windows XP 6.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.53%
Windows 7 Professional 9.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.83%
Windows 10 Home 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.74%
  Germany 15.21%
  Italy 13.36%
  France 12.44%
  Belgium 5.53%
  Canada 4.61%
  Australia 3.69%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Taiwan 1.84%
  Austria 1.84%
  United Kingdom 1.84%
  South Africa 1.38%
  Argentina 1.38%
  Japan 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.08%
Hewlett-Packard 16.92%
Dell 16.15%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 5.38%
American Megatrends 3.08%
Medion 2.31%
Intel 1.54%
Lenovo 1.54%
Sony 0.77%
Samsung 0.77%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7740 1.96%
Acer Aspire XC600 1.96%
Dell Studio 1555 1.96%
MSI MS-7673 1.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 0.98%

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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