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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,273
United States Rank #12,522
Reach 0.0081%


2.00.3004 22.50%
2.00.3003 14.38%
2.00.3000 10.00%
1.00.3007 26.25%
1.00.3003 26.88%

Gateway Touch Suite

What is Gateway Touch Suite?  (from Gateway)

ouchPortal brings the same fingertip control for the Internet and your media. Web surf at high speed with the Gateway TouchBrowser. Manage your photos on social sites with TouchMediaShare. Browse your tunes with TouchMusic. Jot a quick note with TouchMemo. Create slideshows with TouchPhotoShow. And it’s easy to add app...  Read more


Gateway Touch Suite is a program developed by Gateway. The most used version is 1.00.3003, 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 installer includes 51 files and is usually about 86.04 MB (90,220,227 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 91% of users of Gateway Touch Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Touch Suite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C652F86F-348A-4A65-8BE8-A3F7A6370D98}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 86.04 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Touch Suite

  • Interop.iTunesLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'iTunesLib'.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • Interop.WIA.dll - Assembly imported from type library WIA
  • AlbumControlLibrary.dll (by Acer) - AlbumControlLibrary.Properties (Album Control Library)
  • FlickrNet.dll (by Sam Judson) - Flickr .Net Api Library
  • mediaPlayer.dll - mediaPlayer.Properties (MusicGadget_player)
  • SNSPersonalBarSettings.exe - SNSPersonalBarSettings
  • SNSSharingBarSettings.exe - SNSSharingBarSettings
  • MusicSelectBarControl.dll (by acer) - WpfSelectBarControl
  • AcerTouchPortalLib.dll (by Acer) - AcerTouchPortalLib (Acer Touch Portal Lib)
  • SNSDraggableListView.dll - DraggableListView
  • TouchMediaShare.exe (by acer) - TouchMediaShare
  • FirstRunWizard.exe - FirstRunWizard
  • MusicRemorting.dll - MusicRemorting
  • SNSBarSettings.exe - SNSBarSettings
  • SharingDevice.dll - SharingDevice
  • MusicAgent.exe - Music_Agent
  • PhotoViewer.exe - PhotoViewer
  • TouchPortal.exe - TouchPortal
  • SNSService.dll - SNSService
  • MTGesture.dll - MTGesture
  • SNSGadget.dll - SNSGadget
  • Facebook.dll - Facebook
  • Memo_Lib.dll - Memo_Lib
  • Remoting.dll - Remoting
  • SNSAgent.exe - SNSAgent
  • SNSFacebook.dll
  • SNSStack.dll - SNSStack
  • RSACryptor.dll - Cryptor
  • SNSFlickr.dll - Flickr

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TouchPortal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FC6E2F4A-56D1-4BB9-A6DB-D694BE6B0018}' (runs on registration).
  • TouchMediaShare.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA179B35-45C1-473E-90B3-60D2DBF111FF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TouchPortal.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TouchPortal' which loads as C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Touch Suite\TouchPortal.exe.

How do I remove Gateway Touch Suite?

You can uninstall Gateway Touch Suite 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 Gateway Touch Suite, 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 Gateway Touch Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.25%
Windows 10 6.88%
Windows XP 1.25%
Windows Vista 0.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 88.05%
Windows 10 Home 6.29%
Windows 7 Professional 2.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.42%
  Canada 5.22%
  Mexico 1.12%
  Venezuela 0.75%
  Korea 0.37%
  Australia 0.37%
  New Zealand 0.37%
  Saudi Arabia 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 94.38%
Gateway 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard 1.88%
Sahara 0.63%
Common models
Gateway ZX4800 47.13%
Gateway ZX6900 26.11%
Gateway ZX4300 12.74%
Gateway ZX6800 10.83%
HP Pavilion dv5000 (EZ405... 0.64%
Gateway ZX6810 0.64%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com


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