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Should I remove Packard Bell Software Suite SE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,467
United States Rank #19,074
Reach 0.1181%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.57 days
193.75 days >
Average installed length: 101.80 days


2.01.5000 4.25%
2.01.3003 56.01%
2.01.3001 39.73%

Packard Bell Software Suite SE


Packard Bell Software Suite SE is a software program developed by Packard Bell. The most common release is 2.01.3003, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 9.28 MB (9,727,776 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 20% of users of Packard Bell Software Suite SE come from France, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.packardbell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Software Suite SE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Software Suite SE\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell Software Suite SE

  • SoftSuiteSE.exe (by Acer) - Packard Bell Software Suite SE
  • uninstall.exe (by Acer) - Software Suite SE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SoftSuiteSE.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5A097AD1-D501-4D96-92A1-62B4A70B6574}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SoftSuiteSE.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software Suite SE' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Software Suite SE\SoftSuiteSE.exe" /run.

How do I remove Packard Bell Software Suite SE?

You can uninstall Packard Bell Software Suite SE 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 Packard Bell Software Suite SE, 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 Packard Bell Software Suite SE.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.48%
Windows 10 14.26%
Windows XP 0.21%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 83.76%
Windows 10 Home 12.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.60%
Windows 7 Professional 0.60%
Windows 8 Pro 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.85% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 19.85%
  United Kingdom 19.64%
  Germany 19.59%
  Italy 11.35%
  Netherlands 5.14%
  United States 4.88%
  Sweden 4.88%
  Spain 4.06%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Norway 1.42%
  DK 1.21%
  Portugal 1.08%
  South Africa 0.60%
  Finland 0.56%

About Packard Bell

Packard Bell is a computer manufacturer and a subsidiary of Acer. Packard Bell shares products with Gateway, both owned by Acer.
Publisher URL: www.packardbell.com


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