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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,175
United States Rank #2,935
Reach 0.1812%


1.1.6 5.68%
1.1.5 47.54%
1.1.4 19.51%
1.1.3 27.16%
1.1.2 0.11%

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HID Monitor

What is HID Monitor?  (from Acer)

When you plug in the USB cable to anHID-compliant device and a USB Input Device are added to Device Manager. The drivers for the functionality are separate from the drivers used to identify the monitor. The HID-compliant device and USB Input Device drivers are part of the Windows operating system and automatically inst...  Read more


HID Monitor is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 1.1.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The programs's main executable is HIDMonitor.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.56 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of HID Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Incorporated\HID Monitor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3D535C93-9786-48D5-9DEF-97353F1CB936}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HID Monitor

Program executable:HIDMonitor.exe
Name:HID Monitor Application
HID Monitor MFC Application
Signed by:ELAN Microelectronics Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer Incorporated\HID Monitor\HIDMonitor.exe
  • HIDMonitor.exe - HID Monitor Application (HID Monitor MFC Application)

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004093182%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00040059%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000872%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:25,700
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove HID Monitor?

You can uninstall HID Monitor 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 HID Monitor, 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 HID Monitor.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.61%
Windows 7 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 53.79%
Windows 8 18.90%
Windows 10 Home 13.18%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.19%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.10%
  Canada 6.69%
  United Kingdom 4.68%
  Australia 3.77%
  Germany 2.92%
  France 2.77%
  Malaysia 1.47%
  Singapore 1.25%
  Norway 1.20%
  DK 1.10%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  Italy 1.00%
  Brazil 0.91%
  Philippines 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.92%
Samsung 0.03%
Dell 0.03%
Hewlett-Packard 0.03%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-571P 20.86%
Acer Aspire M5-583P 8.46%
Acer Aspire V5-571PG 7.53%
Acer Aspire M5-481PT 5.89%
Acer Aspire S7-391 4.03%
Acer Aspire V5-471P 4.00%

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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