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Should I remove TouchSettings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,872
United States Rank #5,968
Reach 0.0277%


1.00.0008 71.74%
1.00.0006 5.87%
1.00.0005 13.94%
1.00.0004 8.44%



TouchSettings is a software program developed by Gateway. The most common release is 1.00.0008, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named TouchPortalOBR.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 541.83 KB (554,832 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 91% of users of TouchSettings 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\TouchSettings
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{75880CD4-9436-4EDD-B7E7-400EBFD60B2C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 541.83 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TouchSettings

Program executable:TouchPortalOBR.exe
Name:Acer Touch Portal Monitor
Acer Touch Portal Button Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\TouchSettings\TouchPortalOBR.exe
  • TouchPortalOBR.exe (by Acer) - Acer Touch Portal Monitor (Acer Touch Portal Button Monitor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TouchPortalOBR.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TouchORB' which loads as C:\Program Files\TouchSettings\TouchPortalOBR.exe.

How do I remove TouchSettings?

You can uninstall TouchSettings 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 TouchSettings, 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 TouchSettings.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.78%
Windows 10 9.85%
Windows Vista 0.18%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.64%
Windows 10 Home 8.30%
Windows 7 Professional 1.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.11%
Windows 8 Pro 0.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.44%
  Canada 5.33%
  Mexico 1.00%
  Australia 0.33%
  Argentina 0.33%
  Venezuela 0.22%
  TT 0.11%
  Colombia 0.11%
  France 0.11%
  Ecuador 0.11%
  Panama 0.11%
  Korea 0.11%
  New Zealand 0.11%
  PR 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.33%
Gateway 1.11%
Hewlett-Packard 0.56%
Common models
Gateway ZX6971 40.86%
Gateway ZX4931 12.31%
Gateway ZX6900 8.40%
Gateway ZX4800 8.21%
Gateway ZX4971 6.90%
Gateway ZX4951 5.60%

About Gateway

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


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