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How to uninstall Acer Updater from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Acer Updater for Windows. It is made by Acer Incorporated. Open here for more details on Acer Incorporated. You can see more info on Acer Updater at . The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater folder (same installation drive as Windows). Acer Updater's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\setup.exe. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.23 MB (2337144 bytes) on disk and is named ALU.exe.

Acer Updater is composed of the following executables which take 3.59 MB (3763984 bytes) on disk:

  • ALU.exe (2.23 MB)
  • ALUTaskScheduler.exe (321.39 KB)
  • ALU_Notify.exe (573.38 KB)
  • SD.exe (227.37 KB)
  • UALU.exe (21.87 KB)
  • UpdaterService.exe (249.39 KB) to view all...

This info is about Acer Updater version 1.02.3501 only. Click on the links below for other Acer Updater versions: to view all...
Acer Updater has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Updater

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Acer\Live Updater

A way to uninstall Acer Updater from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Acer Updater is a program offered by Acer Incorporated. Some computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK procedure to uninstall 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Acer Updater or simply activate the Search field and type in "Acer Updater". The Acer Updater app will be found very quickly. When you click Acer Updater in the list , the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Acer Updater, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Acer Updater:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Acer Updater.
Uninstall Acer Updater

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

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


Geographical user distribution

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

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 23:35:00.587