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Gateway Touch Tools


Gateway Touch Tools is a program developed by Gateway. 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 touchtools.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 69.81 MB (73,205,988 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 88% of users of Gateway Touch Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Uruguay.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Touch Tools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {BB1F8130-3CB3-4896-9D28-770DFFFDE59C} BOOTSTRATOR=1 GPRODUCTNAME="Gateway Touch Tools" BRANDNAME="Gateway" ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Touch Tools

Program executable:touchtools.exe
Name:Touch Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\gateway touch tools\touchtools.exe
Additional files:
  • TouchToolsLauncher.exe - Touch Tools
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll (by Microsoft)
  • vccorlib110.dll - Microsoft ® VC WinRT core library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TouchToolsLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Touch Tools Launcher' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Gateway Touch Tools?

You can uninstall Gateway Touch Tools 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 Tools, 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 Tools.

Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Canada 5.00%
  Uruguay 2.50%
  Japan 1.25%
  KY 1.25%
  Mexico 1.25%
  New Zealand 1.25%

About Gateway

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


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