Acer Updater Acer Updater



How to uninstall Acer Updater from your system

Acer Updater is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Acer Incorporated. You can find out more on Acer Incorporated or check for application updates here. Click on to get more info about Acer Updater on Acer Incorporated's website. Acer Updater is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. You can uninstall Acer Updater by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\setup.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.44 MB (2561056 bytes) on disk and is titled ALU.exe.

Acer Updater installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 2.72 MB (2848864 bytes) on disk.



  • ALU.exe (2.44 MB)
  • ALU_Notify.exe (46.53 KB)
  • UpdaterService.exe (234.53 KB)


This info is about Acer Updater version 1.01.3017 only. Click on the links below for other Acer Updater versions:

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When you're planning to uninstall Acer Updater you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Acer Updater:
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater\ALU.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater\ALU_Config.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater\ALU_Notify.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater\Help\Help_bg.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater\Help\Help_cs.htm
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Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acer Incorporated\Acer Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Updater Service\ImagePath




A way to remove Acer Updater with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Acer Updater is a program released by Acer Incorporated. Some users want to uninstall this program. This is difficult because performing this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Acer Updater is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Acer Updater or simply click the Search feature and type in "Acer Updater". If it exists on your system the Acer Updater app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Acer Updater in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Acer Updater, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Acer Updater:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.acer.com
  • 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 page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Acer Updater.
Uninstall Acer Updater


8. After uninstalling Acer Updater, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Acer Updater by Acer Incorporated from your computer, we are not saying that Acer Updater by Acer Incorporated is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Acer Updater supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 19:48:05.113