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Should I remove AcerCloud Portal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,074
United States Rank #3,476
Reach 0.3131%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.98 days
117.44 days >
Average installed length: 61.71 days


2.02.3013 6.92%
2.02.3011 0.81%
2.02.3008.0 1.12%
2.02.3007.2 0.24%
2.02.2022 33.90%
2.02.2021 52.42%
2.02.2018 4.59%

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AcerCloud Portal

What is AcerCloud Portal?  (from Acer)

With AcerCloud you can use all your content, anywhere, all the time on every device. So download your favorite music at home and listen to it on your phone. Get inspired on the go and work with it at the office. Prepare your presentation on your desktop and blow your clients away from your tablet. Download your movies ...  Read more


AcerCloud Portal is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 2.02.2021, 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. 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 software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 76.82 MB (80,549,907 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 31% of users of AcerCloud Portal come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\acer cloud
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Cloud\AcerCloudSetup.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 76.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AcerCloud Portal

  • FileMonitor.dll - FileMoni Dynamic Link Library (AcerCloud File Monitor)
  • ClearfiPreferencePage.exe - clear.fi PreferencePage
  • CCDMonitorService.exe - CCD Monitor Service
  • cloudMediaAgent.exe (by Acer incorporated) - Acer Cloud Agent (cloudMed.exe)
  • LauncherAsUser.exe - Acer TouchPortal (LauncherAsUser)
  • virtualdrive.exe - Virtual Drive (Virtual Drive for Acer Orbe)
  • acerVirtualDriveSetup.exe - acer Cloud (Virtual Drive Installer)
  • AcerCloudSetup.exe - AcerCloud
  • acpanel_win.exe
  • Sdd.exe - SDD for AcerCloud
  • TagEdit.exe - TagEdit
  • ioacnettool.exe
  • enablebt.exe - EnableBT
  • firewallsettings.exe - clear.fi (clear.fi Client)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.1.0.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • CloudNodeDiscovery.dll - CloudNodeDiscovery
  • LocalDeviceDiscovery.dll
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • dokan.dll - acerVirtualDrive (Dokan Filesystem Driver)
  • ManagedWifi.dll (by Monfort Software Engineering) - Managed Wifi API
  • LocalDevice.dll - LocalDevice
  • ccd.exe (by Acer Cloud Technology) - AcerCloud Client
  • EnableWakeUpOption.exe - IOAC
  • MDns.dll - MDns
  • WLan.dll - WLan
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • actool_win.exe
  • customer.dll
  • libcurl.dll
  • medialistdumper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acpanel_win.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EBAD6AB2-732A-49EC-884F-294624707F85}' (runs on registration).
  • CCDMonitorService.exe runs as a service named 'CCDMonitorService' (CCDMonitorService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • acpanel_win.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AcerCloud' and executes as C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Cloud\acpanel_win.exe.
Network connections
  • ccd.exe connects to ec2-176-34-151-43.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 16941).
  • ccd.exe connects to ec2-50-18-201-8.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 16941).
  • ccd.exe connects to ec2-176-34-151-43.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000261782%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000935%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:356
8,062,084 average
Memory:64.2 MB
Total CPU:0.0018545674%
Kernel CPU:0.00088038%
User CPU:0.00097419%
Memory:2.72 MB
Total CPU:0.0017620375%
Kernel CPU:0.00159766%
User CPU:0.00016438%

How do I remove AcerCloud Portal?

You can uninstall AcerCloud Portal 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 AcerCloud Portal, 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 AcerCloud Portal.

Win 10 98%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.70%
Windows 7 2.27%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.17%
Windows 8 28.39%
Windows 10 Home 11.81%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.95%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.91%
  Italy 8.35%
  Germany 8.16%
  United Kingdom 6.19%
  Canada 6.10%
  France 5.46%
  Netherlands 3.26%
  Australia 2.84%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Belgium 1.97%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Norway 1.96%
  DK 1.67%
  Taiwan 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.56%
Hewlett-Packard 0.08%
ASUS 0.08%
Medion 0.06%
Toshiba 0.03%
Dell 0.03%
Samsung 0.03%
Lenovo 0.03%
Intel 0.02%
Gateway 0.02%
American Megatrends 0.02%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-522 5.87%
Acer Aspire E1-571 5.43%
Acer Aspire V3-771 4.90%
Acer Aspire V5-122P 4.81%
Acer Aspire V3-772 4.36%
Acer Aspire E1-570 3.96%

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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