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Should I remove abDocs?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #843
United States Rank #1,025
Reach 0.8162%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.63 days
225.06 days >
Average installed length: 118.25 days


1.10.2002 3.87%
1.10.2001 13.86%
1.10.2000 1.62%
1.09.2001 19.92%
1.08.2005 4.34%
1.08.2003 9.13%
1.08.2002 1.24%
1.08.2001 0.64%
1.07.2004 9.78%
1.07.2001 4.58%
1.07.2000 0.57%
1.06.2002.1 3.84%
1.05.2005 9.11%
1.05.2004 0.39%
1.05.2003 5.65%
1.04.3005 5.17%
1.04.3004 3.13%
1.04.3001 3.17%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Acer


What is abDocs?  (from Acer)

abDocs instantly syncs your documents on all of your devices. You can view and edit your Office documents updated in the last 30 days, using any of your devices, over a wireless or mobile network. Even when your PC is shut down, you can still access Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from the last 30 days.


abDocs is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 1.09.2001, 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 setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 81.91 MB (85,887,599 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 43% of users of abDocs come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\acercloud docs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\AcerCloud Docs\AcerDocsSetup.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 81.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by abDocs

  • FileMonitor.dll - FileMoni Dynamic Link Library
  • RelaunchBackgroundAgent.exe - AOP Framework (Background Agent)
  • AcerOpenPlatform.exe - AcerCloud (AcerOpenPlatform)
  • AcerDocsSetup.exe - abDocs (abDocsSetup)
  • AcerOpenPlatformSetup.exe - APO (Acer Open Platform Installer)
  • acpanel_win.dll
  • AutoUpdate.dll
  • CommonComponent.dll - Common Component
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • Interop.WUApiLib.2.0.dll
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libsasl.dll (by Carnegie Mellon University) - Carnegie Mellon University SASL (CMU SASL API v2)
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll
  • newshortcut.exe
  • Onlinehelp.dll - OnlineHelp
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr110.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • setup.exe - Setup
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • abDocs.exe
  • bg_tool.exe
  • curllib.dll
  • libcurl.dll
  • openldap.dll
  • pindocs.vbs
  • tag.dll
  • abDocsDllLoader.exe
  • abDocsDllLoaderMonitor.exe
  • unpindocs.vbs
  • RunCCDService.exe
  • vld_x86.dll - Visual Leak Detector (Visual Leak Detector DLL)
  • CCMSendFeedback.exe
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • EDM.exe
  • abDocsUpload.dll - abDocsUpload

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • abDocsDllLoader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
  • abDocsDllLoaderMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named abDocsDllLoader.
Startup File (User Run)
  • abDocsDllLoaderMonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'abDocsDllLoader' and executes as C:\Program Files\Acer\abDocs\abDocsDllLoaderMonitor.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • abDocsDllLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'abDocsDllLoader' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\abDocs\abDocsDllLoader.exe.

How do I remove abDocs?

You can uninstall abDocs 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 abDocs, 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 abDocs.

Win 10 99%
Win 7 0%
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 10 99.53%
Windows 7 0.45%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.54%
Windows 10 Home 35.09%
Windows 8.1 Connected 13.10%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.29%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.60%
  United Kingdom 8.37%
  Italy 7.13%
  Germany 6.70%
  Canada 5.78%
  France 5.13%
  Australia 2.40%
  Brazil 2.32%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Spain 2.02%
  Sweden 1.37%
  Norway 1.18%
  Belgium 1.07%
  DK 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.79%
Hewlett-Packard 0.06%
Dell 0.05%
ASUS 0.03%
Toshiba 0.02%
Lenovo 0.02%
Medion 0.02%
American Megatrends 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 7.95%
Acer Aspire E5-571 6.95%
Acer Aspire E5-573G 3.71%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 3.66%
Acer Aspire E5-521 3.17%
Acer Aspire E5-511 2.77%

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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