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Should I remove Identity Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #124
United States Rank #208
Reach 3.7561%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.65 days
314.31 days >
Average installed length: 165.15 days


2.00.8101 7.35%
2.00.8100 7.63%
2.00.3009 0.18%
2.00.3006 7.47%
2.00.3005 0.82%
2.00.3004 14.68%
2.00.3002 1.39%
1.00.3503 1.36%
1.00.3501 21.06%
1.00.3500 0.03%
1.00.3006 2.74%
1.00.3003 24.74%
1.00.3002 5.32%
1.00.3001 5.24%

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Identity Card

What is Identity Card?  (from Acer)

Acer Identity Card is a small application preinstalled on Windows 7-based systems, that provides you with an immediate overview of some information on your system. This information, such as the serial number and model name, is often required when you need to contact Acer support service.


Identity Card is a program developed by Acer. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Acer computers. The most used version is 1.00.3003, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 identitycard.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,689,388 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 39% of users of Identity Card come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.
Note: This program has often been considered as bloatware by some users as it is bundled on various manufacturer's new PCs. (Because this might be considered bloatware does not mean the software is bad or harmful, if you use it regularly its worthwhile to have. However, bloatware typically means the program is optional and was simply pre-installed but is not required and can be removed.) Some quick tips to be aware of:
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Acer PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\identity card
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\Identity Card\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Identity Card

Program executable:identitycard.exe
Name:Identity Card
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\identity card\identitycard.exe
Additional files:
  • IdentityCardMui.dll (by Acer Incoperated) - Identity Card (Identity Card MUI)
  • Uninstall.exe - Identity Card.exe
  • fub.exe - FUB
  • idcard.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IdentityCard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E56EB155-8898-4820-AE49-665605968E7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Identity Card?

You can uninstall Identity Card 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 Identity Card, 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 Identity Card.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.12%
Windows 10 45.70%
Windows XP 0.18%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.33%
Windows 8.1 20.51%
Windows 10 Home 11.18%
Windows 8 6.32%
Windows 7 Starter 3.68%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.98%
  Germany 8.83%
  United Kingdom 6.92%
  Italy 6.14%
  Canada 5.91%
  France 4.94%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  Australia 2.34%
  Brazil 1.97%
  Spain 1.80%
  Sweden 1.59%
  Belgium 1.58%
  Norway 1.08%
  Taiwan 1.04%

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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