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Should I remove Acer eDisplay Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,038
United States Rank #5,761
Reach 0.0609%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.16 days
152.29 days >
Average installed length: 80.02 days


1.37.007 33.14%
1.36.003 14.65%
1.35.004 2.66%
1.34.003 20.73%
1.33.005 0.08%
1.31.002 1.83%
1.30.009 6.00%
1.20.011 16.07%
1.10.006 0.17%
1.00.035 0.58%
1.00.018 4.08%

Acer eDisplay Management


Acer eDisplay Management is a program developed by Portrait Displays. The most used version is 1.37.007, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 dthtml.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 8.81 MB (9,234,485 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 56% of users of Acer eDisplay Management come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.portrait.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Display\eDisplay Management
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A586DC50-B18D-48FB-B7CC-A598200457C2}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer eDisplay Management

Program executable:dthtml.exe
Name:eDisplay Management
Path:C:\Program Files\acer display\edisplay management\dthtml.exe
Additional files:
  • edisplaymanagement_setup.exe - Acer eDisplay Management (InstallScript Setup Launcher)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dthtml.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3EFE9C2-9714-40A8-A8C8-1134E44E145C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dthtml.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DT ACR' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Acer Display\eDisplay Management\DTHtml.exe" -startup_folder.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dthtml.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acer Display\eDisplay Management\dthtml.exe'.

How do I remove Acer eDisplay Management?

You can uninstall Acer eDisplay Management 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 eDisplay Management, 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 eDisplay Management.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.89%
Windows 10 12.40%
Windows XP 12.31%
Windows Vista 7.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.22%
Windows 7 Professional 12.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.19%
Windows 10 Home 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.19%
  Germany 12.32%
  Canada 5.29%
  France 4.58%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Australia 1.68%
  Italy 1.23%
  India 1.10%
  Austria 0.84%
  Finland 0.77%
  Russia 0.77%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Japan 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.95%
Dell 20.52%
Hewlett-Packard 16.23%
Intel 7.65%
American Megatrends 3.36%
ASUS 2.61%
Toshiba 0.75%
Gateway 0.75%
Medion 0.75%
Common models
Acer Aspire X3400 3.79%
Gigabyte EX38-DS4 2.52%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.89%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 1.89%
eMachines ET1840 1.89%

About (from Portrait Displays, Inc.)

Portrait Displays' software provides an extensible platform supporting embedded control of all display technologies and monitors.
Publisher URL: www.portrait.com


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