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Should I remove Alphacool alphaLCD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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1.04.48 57.14%
1.00.3 35.71%
1.00.2 7.14%

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Alphacool alphaLCD


Alphacool alphaLCD is a program developed by Alphacool. The most used version is 1.04.48, 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. 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 alphalcd.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 6.5 MB (6,818,158 bytes). acUpdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Alphacool alphaLCD come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alphacool.de
Help link: \www.alphaLCD.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\alphacool\alphalcd
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\alphaLCDUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Alphacool alphaLCD

Program executable:alphalcd.exe
Name:Alphacool alphaLCD
LCD-Display (USB) Applicationsoftware
Path:C:\Program Files\alphacool\alphalcd\alphalcd.exe
Additional files:
  • acDisplay128.dll - alphaLCD driver library (Alphacool USB-Display 240x128)
  • acDisplay64.dll - Alphacool USB-Display 200x64
  • AcCoreApp.dll - alpaLCD core library
  • alphaLCD_debug.exe - alphaLCD debug monitor
  • acUpdate.exe (by makwa-soft) - makwa-soft LiveUpdate (Online Update Modul)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • alphaLCD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF708444-8F79-412A-8036-CDF25F05A8D5}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • alphaLCD.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Alphacool alphaLCD' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Alphacool\alphaLCD\alphaLCD.exe" /C:rs.

How do I remove Alphacool alphaLCD?

You can uninstall Alphacool alphaLCD 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 Alphacool alphaLCD, 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 Alphacool alphaLCD.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 57.14%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 8 Enterprise 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.84%
  Germany 31.58%
  United Kingdom 10.53%
  France 5.26%
  Sweden 5.26%
  Spain 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 12.50%
MSI 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-MA790FX-DS5 40.00%
MSI MS-7893 20.00%
Gigabyte Z87X-OC 20.00%


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