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A guide to uninstall Acer Updater from your computer

Acer Updater is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Acer Incorporated. More information on Acer Incorporated can be found here. More details about the application Acer Updater can be found at . Usually the Acer Updater program is placed in the C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing Acer Updater is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\setup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.23 MB (2337144 bytes) on disk and is titled ALU.exe.

The following executables are installed beside Acer Updater. They take about 3.59 MB (3766032 bytes) on disk.

  • ALU.exe (2.23 MB)
  • ALUTaskScheduler.exe (321.39 KB)
  • ALU_Notify.exe (573.38 KB)
  • SD.exe (229.37 KB)
  • UALU.exe (21.87 KB)
  • UpdaterService.exe (249.39 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Acer Updater version 1.02.3502 alone. You can find here a few links to other Acer Updater releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Acer Updater we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Acer\Live Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acer Incorporated\Acer Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}

How to delete Acer Updater with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Acer Updater is a program marketed by Acer Incorporated. Some computer users try to erase this application. This is difficult because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase Acer Updater is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Acer Updater or simply click the Search field and type in "Acer Updater". The Acer Updater program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Acer Updater in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Acer Updater, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Acer Updater:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Acer Updater.
Uninstall Acer Updater

8. After removing Acer Updater, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Acer Updater that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Acer Updater with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Acer Updater by Acer Incorporated from your computer, nor are we saying that Acer Updater by Acer Incorporated is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Acer Updater supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 10:15:27.573