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Should I remove Gateway TouchPortal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,126
United States Rank #7,154
Reach 0.0207%


3.00.3011 64.37%
3.00.3008 0.74%
3.00.3006 3.19%
3.00.3004 19.41%
3.00.3002 4.67%
2.00.3006 7.62%

Gateway TouchPortal

What is Gateway TouchPortal?  (from Gateway)

Plus, the Gateway┬« TouchPortal 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 ...  Read more


Gateway TouchPortal is a program developed by Gateway. The most used version is 3.00.3011, 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 71 files and is usually about 792.22 KB (811,237 bytes). TouchUpdater.dll 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 92% of users of Gateway TouchPortal 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 TouchPortal
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C652F86F-348A-4A65-8BE8-A3F7A6370D98}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 792.22 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway TouchPortal

  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • TouchPortalLauncher.exe (by Acer) - Acer Touch Portal Launcher
  • FlickrNet.dll (by Sam Judson) - Flickr .Net Api Library
  • LauncherAsUser.exe (by Acer) - Acer TouchPortal (LauncherAsUser)
  • FirstRunWizard2.exe - FirstRunWizard2
  • SharedUtilitiesV3.dll - SharedUtilities
  • DraggableList.dll - TouchPortal V3 (DraggableList 3D)
  • GetCellValueX64.exe - Get Cell Value (GetCellValue)
  • GetCellValueX86.exe
  • TouchPortalLib.dll - TouchPortalLib (Touch Portal Lib)
  • TouchPortal.exe - TouchPortalV3
  • TouchUpdater.dll (by acer) - TouchUpdater
  • CoverFlow3.dll - CoverFlow3
  • SNSService.dll - SNSService
  • MTGesture.dll - MTGesture
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • SNSGadget.dll - SNSGadget
  • Facebook.dll - Facebook
  • IconGroups.dll (by NCEEE) - IconPack
  • Remoting.dll - Remoting
  • SNSAgent.exe - SNSAgent
  • SNSFacebook.dll
  • SNSStack.dll - SNSStack
  • THIDTray.exe - THIDTray
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp
  • RSACryptor.dll - Cryptor
  • SNSFlickr.dll - Flickr
  • ListBoxControl3D.dll
  • SettingWizardLC3D.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • TouchPortalLauncher.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AcerPortalAutoPlayMUSIC' with the ProgID of 'AcerPortalAutoPlayMUSIC\AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • TouchPortal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA7864D2-6B97-4736-A0EC-59ED70251233}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • TouchPortalLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TouchPortalV3Launcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell TouchPortal\TouchPortalLauncher.exe na.
  • TouchPortal.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TouchPortal' which loads as C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway TouchPortal\TouchPortal.exe.

How do I remove Gateway TouchPortal?

You can uninstall Gateway TouchPortal 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 TouchPortal, 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 TouchPortal.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.27%
Windows 10 10.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.38%
Windows 10 Home 9.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.24%
Windows 8 Pro 0.99%
Windows 7 Professional 0.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.43%
  Canada 5.49%
  Mexico 0.45%
  Australia 0.30%
  Argentina 0.30%
  TT 0.15%
  Colombia 0.15%
  France 0.15%
  PR 0.15%
  Israel 0.15%
  GU 0.15%
  Lithuania 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.51%
Gateway 0.49%
Common models
Gateway ZX6971 52.75%
Gateway ZX4931 16.50%
Gateway ZX4971 8.50%
Gateway ZX4951 7.00%
Gateway ZX6961 5.50%
Gateway ZX4351 2.50%

About Gateway

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


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