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Should I remove Acer Touch Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,463
United States Rank #3,141
Reach 0.1610%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.41 days
690.64 days >
Average installed length: 362.88 days


1.01.3002 1.80%
1.01.3001 62.81%
1.00.3017 4.79%
1.00.3014 3.94%
1.00.3013 25.78%
1.00.3011 0.82%
1.00.3002 0.06%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Acer

Acer Touch Tools


Acer Touch Tools is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 1.01.3001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is touchtools.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 69.82 MB (73,207,676 bytes). TouchToolsUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 54% of users of Acer Touch Tools 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\Acer Touch Tools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {BB1F8130-3CB3-4896-9D28-770DFFFDE59C} BOOTSTRATOR=1 GPRODUCTNAME="Acer Touch Tools" BRANDNAME="Acer" ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Touch Tools

Program executable:touchtools.exe
Name:Touch Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer touch tools\touchtools.exe
Additional files:
  • TouchToolsUpdater.exe - Touch Tools Updater (Touch Tools)
  • DeployTool.exe - Live Updater (Assistance Tool)
  • ListCheck.exe - ListCheck
  • UpgradeTool.exe
  • TouchToolsLauncher.exe - Touch Tools
  • TouchToolsLaunchSvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TouchToolsLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Touch Tools Launcher' (runs on registration).
  • TouchToolsLaunchSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Touch Tools Launch Service' (TouchToolsLaunchService).

How do I remove Acer Touch Tools?

You can uninstall Acer Touch Tools 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 Touch Tools, 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 Touch Tools.

Win 10 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

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 59.66%
Windows 10 Home 21.65%
Windows 8.1 Connected 10.67%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.28%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.61%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.44%
  Canada 9.67%
  United Kingdom 6.91%
  France 3.92%
  Italy 2.94%
  Germany 2.22%
  Australia 2.19%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Spain 1.47%
  Singapore 1.14%
  Malaysia 0.90%
  Mexico 0.77%
  New Zealand 0.77%
  Philippines 0.75%

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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