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Should I remove Acer eSettings Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,249
United States Rank #5,485
Reach 0.1254%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.75 days
287.61 days >
Average installed length: 151.12 days


3.00.8101 0.20%
3.00.8001 0.04%
3.00.8000 0.08%
3.00.5500 3.56%
3.00.5009 0.81%
3.00.5008 0.24%
3.00.5006 2.67%
3.00.5005 3.48%
3.00.5003 0.57%
3.00.5002 0.32%
3.00.5001 3.44%
3.00.5000 0.16%
3.0.3011 9.87%
3.0.3010 0.69%
3.0.3009 0.32%
3.0.3007 56.55%
3.0.3006 12.90%
3.0.3005 0.61%
3.0.3004 2.47%
3.0.3003 0.40%
3.0.3002 0.61%

Typically installed together

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Acer eSettings Management

What is Acer eSettings Management?

Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications, set BIOS passwords and modifyboot options. Acer eSettings Management also provides a simple graphical user interface for navigation, prints and saves hardware specifications. Lets you set an asset tag for your system.


The most used version is 3.0.3007, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 eSettings.Launcher.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 27.22 MB (28,546,673 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eSettings
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{13D85C14-2B85-419F-AC41-C7F21E68B25D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0019 -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.22 MB
Language: Hungarian

Program filesFiles installed by Acer eSettings Management

Program executable:eSettings.Launcher.exe
Name:Acer eSettings Management
Acer eSettings Management Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eSettings\eSettings.Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • BatteryDLL.dll - Acer eSettings Management (Native)
  • BatteryDLL_64.dll
  • CPUID.dll
  • CPUID_64.dll
  • DXNativeIface.dll
  • DXNativeIface_64.dll
  • eportd.dll
  • eSettings.Launcher.exe - Acer eSettings Management Launcher
  • eSettings.Library.dll - Acer eSettings Management Library
  • eSettings.Model.Computer.dll - Acer eSettings Management Model Computer
  • eSettings.Model.ComputerInterface.dll - Acer eSettings Management Model ComputerInterface
  • eSettings.Model.Library.dll - Acer eSettings Management Model Library
  • eSettings.Presenter.dll - Acer eSettings Management Presenter
  • eSettings.ServicePlugin.dll - Acer eSettings Management ServicePlugin
  • eSettings.View.dll - Acer eSettings Management View
  • eSettings.Logger.dll - eSettings.LogWrapper
  • eSettings.QuickMenu.dll - eSettings.QuickMenu
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • awcomm.dll (by OSA Technologies, An Avocent Company) - provides InstallShield with all necessary functions

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • eSettings.Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{343A3F9E-6311-4988-865D-7FEB30451E20}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Acer eSettings Management?

You can uninstall Acer eSettings 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 eSettings 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 eSettings Management.

Win Vista (SP2) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 71.20%
Windows 7 24.56%
Windows 10 4.17%
Windows XP 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 58.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.39%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.97%
Windows 10 Pro 1.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.23%
  Germany 10.96%
  United Kingdom 10.60%
  France 7.60%
  Italy 6.89%
  Canada 5.80%
  Spain 3.61%
  Netherlands 2.93%
  Belgium 2.65%
  Australia 1.20%
  Finland 1.20%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Taiwan 0.81%
  Austria 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.65%
Dell 0.35%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5735 15.13%
Acer Aspire 6930G 6.36%
Acer Aspire 8930 6.05%
Acer Aspire X1700 5.06%
Acer Aspire 7730G 3.98%
Acer Aspire 6920 3.98%

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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