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Should I remove abMedia?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,106
United States Rank #1,483
Reach 0.6265%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.99 days
206.06 days >
Average installed length: 108.27 days


2.09.2003.0 11.73%
2.09.2002.1 19.70%
2.08.2003.3 15.60%
2.07.2004.0 13.41%
2.06.2003.0 11.27%
2.06.2001.3 5.95%
2.05.2011.0 4.09%
2.05.2008.6 3.40%
2.05.2007.2 6.62%
2.05.2004.3 8.22%

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What is abMedia?  (from Acer)

abMedia lets you listen to all of your music and watch all of your videos on any device running Windows, Android or iOS, from any location. Your music and video files are all available in abMedia. You can download or stream them from your PC to your smartphone or tablet anytime.


abMedia is a program developed by Acer. The most used version is 2.09.2002.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 131 files and is usually about 83.04 MB (87,073,286 bytes). autoupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of abMedia come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.cloud.acer.com/ENG/Home/Index/30
Help link: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acer\abmedia
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\abMedia\abMediaSetup.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 83.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by abMedia

  • acermediaautoplay.exe - Acer Media (AcerMediaAutoPlay)
  • tagedit.exe - AcerCloud (TagEdit)
  • abmedia.exe - abMedia
  • abmediasetup.exe - abMedia Setup
  • LocalPlayMedia.exe - LocalPlayMedia
  • upmonitor.dll - AOP SDK (Upload and Picstream Monitor)
  • autoupdate.dll
  • firewallsettings.exe - clear.fi (clear.fi Client)
  • clearfishellext.dll - Clearfishellext Dynamic Link Library
  • clearfishellext_x64.dll
  • libsasl.dll (by Carnegie Mellon University) - Carnegie Mellon University SASL (CMU SASL API v2)
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • intelquicksyncdecoder.dll (by Intel) - Intel QuickSync Decoder (IntelQuickSyncDecoder DLL)
  • interop.wuapilib.2.0.dll
  • OnlineHelp.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ionic.zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • commoncomponent.dll - Common Component
  • dmcdaemon.exe - DLNA Stack App
  • freeimage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • 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
  • aceridchecker.exe
  • acerregistration.exe
  • acersoundphoto.dll
  • acersubtitle.dll
  • avcodec-lav-55.dll
  • avfilter-lav-3.dll
  • avformat-lav-55.dll
  • avresample-lav-1.dll
  • avutil-lav-52.dll
  • bg_tool.exe
  • checkclearfidll.exe
  • curllib.dll
  • libbluray.dll
  • libcurl.dll
  • openldap.dll
  • pinmedia.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AcerMediaAutoplay.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AcerClearfiMediaAutoPlayMUSIC' with the ProgID of 'AcerClearfiMediaAutoPlayMUSIC\AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove abMedia?

You can uninstall abMedia 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 abMedia, 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 abMedia.

Win 10 99%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.48%
Windows 7 0.51%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 52.77%
Windows 10 Home 19.35%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.29%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.10%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.88%
  United Kingdom 9.54%
  Germany 7.33%
  Canada 6.50%
  Italy 5.97%
  France 5.20%
  Australia 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.49%
  Brazil 2.37%
  Spain 1.85%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Norway 1.33%
  Belgium 1.21%
  DK 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.83%
Hewlett-Packard 0.06%
Lenovo 0.04%
Dell 0.02%
ASUS 0.02%
Gateway 0.01%
Medion 0.01%
Toshiba 0.01%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 8.97%
Acer Aspire E5-571 7.72%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 3.81%
Acer Aspire E5-521 3.43%
Acer Aspire E5-511 3.33%
Acer Aspire XC-603G 2.83%

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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