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Should I remove Acer Tour?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,647
United States Rank #6,938
Reach 0.0846%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.12 days
210.11 days >
Average installed length: 110.40 days


2.0.1005 10.25%
2.0.1003 40.47%
2.0.1002 4.44%
2.0.1001 16.43%
1.1.3007 7.31%
1.1.3006 2.82%
1.1.3005 1.80%
1.1.3001 7.37%
1.0.3007 0.12%
1.0.3001 8.99%

Typically installed together

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Acer Tour

What is Acer Tour?

Acer Tour is pre-installed with various Acer laptops and provides an interactive tour about using the new PC. It provides details about the various installed features and programs installed on the laptop as well as usgae guides.


The most common release is 2.0.1003, 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. The primary executable is named acertour.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 132.45 MB (138,885,186 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Acer\AcerTour\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9
Estimated size: 132.45 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Tour

Program executable:acertour.exe
Name:Acer Tour
Additional files:
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • Reminder.exe - Acer Tour Reminder
  • AcerTourFinish.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Reminder.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Acer Tour Reminder.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Reminder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Reminder' and executes as C:\Acer\AcerTour\reminder.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AcerTour.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acer Tour' which loads as C:\Acer\AcerTour\AcerTour.exe.
  • Reminder.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acer Tour Reminder' which loads as C:\Acer\AcerTour\Reminder.exe.

How do I remove Acer Tour?

You can uninstall Acer Tour 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 Tour, 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 Tour.

Win Vista (SP2) 78%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 95.87%
Windows 7 3.95%
Windows 10 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 77.48%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.18%
Windows Vista Business 1.32%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.87%
  France 11.53%
  United Kingdom 8.26%
  Italy 8.00%
  Germany 6.86%
  Canada 5.77%
  Spain 4.68%
  Netherlands 3.58%
  Australia 1.92%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Taiwan 1.19%
  Finland 1.19%
  DK 0.99%
  Sweden 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.51%
Dell 0.24%
American Megatrends 0.12%
Sahara 0.12%
Common models
Acer Aspire T180 7.20%
Acer Aspire 5315 6.16%
Acer Aspire 5920G 5.38%
Acer Aspire 7720 4.41%
Acer Aspire M1610 2.85%
Acer Aspire 5720Z 2.85%

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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