Media Media

A guide to uninstall Media from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Media for Windows. It is made by Acer Incorporated. More information on Acer Incorporated can be found here. Further information about Media can be seen at . Media is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media directory, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling Media is C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiSetup.exe -uninstall. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. ClearfiMedia.exe is the Media's main executable file and it occupies circa 5.00 MB (5243464 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed alongside Media. They occupy about 15.56 MB (16320056 bytes) on disk.

  • CheckClearfiDLL.exe (126.07 KB)
  • ClearfiMedia.exe (5.00 MB)
  • clearfiMediaAutoplay.exe (1.75 MB)
  • clearfiSetup.exe (1.56 MB)
  • DMCDaemon.exe (1.55 MB)
  • RegAutoplay.exe (1.76 MB)
  • WindowsUpnpMV.exe (1.65 MB)
  • CABARC.EXE (119.07 KB)
  • ChangePrivateNetwork.exe (15.07 KB)
  • ClientGenerator.exe (731.57 KB)
  • ExtractDeviceIcon.exe (24.57 KB)
  • FirewallSettings.exe (16.07 KB)
  • MediaSharingSetting.exe (918.57 KB)
  • MusicPlayer.exe (377.07 KB)
  • taglibsharp.exe (16.07 KB) to view all...

This info is about Media version 2.02.2012 only. You can find here a few links to other Media releases: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ SDK21\Movie\Customizations\CyberLink\Style\Satin\Media
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ SDK21\Movie\Customizations\CyberLink\Style\Standard\Media
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ SDK21\Video\Customizations\Generic\Style\Cascade\Media

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\accessible\qtaccessiblecompatwidgets4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\accessible\qtaccessiblewidgets4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\appOOBE.tag
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\CheckClearfiDLL.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\ClearfiMedia.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiMediaAutoplay.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiSetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Clearfishellext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Clearfishellext_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\d3dx10_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\d3dx9_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\DMCDaemon.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-ar.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-cs.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-da.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-de.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-el.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-en.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-es.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-fi.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-fr.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-hu.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-it.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-ja.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-ko.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-nl.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-no.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-pl.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-pt.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-ru.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-sv.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-th.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-tr.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-zh-CHS.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Helpfiles\clearfi-zh-CHT.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\Clear.fi_Music.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\Clearfi Photo_pc.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\ClearFi.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\imagepack.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\imagepack.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\imagepack2.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\image\imagepack2.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-ar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-cs.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-da.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-de.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-el.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-en.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-es.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-fi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-fr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-hu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-it.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-ja.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-ko.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-nl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-no.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-pl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-pt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-ru.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-sv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-th.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-tr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-zh-CHS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\clearfi-zh-CHT.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\LanguageDLL\temp.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\CABARC.EXE
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\ChangePrivateNetwork.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\ChangePrivateNetwork.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\ClearFi.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\ClientGenerator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\ExtractDeviceIcon.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\FirewallSettings.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\Interop.NETWORKLIST.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\Interop.WMLSS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\MediaSharingSetting.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\MediaSharingSetting\MediaSharingUtil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\msvcp90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\pinmedia.vbs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Player\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Player\MusicPlayer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\Player\zlib1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\QtCore4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\QtGui4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\QtNetwork4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\QtSql4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\RegAutoplay.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\sqldrivers\qsqlite4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\sqldrivers\qsqlodbc4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\sqldrivers\qsqlpsql4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\sqlite3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\SuggestDPI.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\taglibsharp\policy.2.0.taglib-sharp.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\taglibsharp\policy.2.0.taglib-sharp.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7071FA9EA3F32E943854F4D226D98067
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{E9AF1707-3F3A-49E2-8345-4F2D629D0876}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\OEM\ Media

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiSetup.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiSetup.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7071FA9EA3F32E943854F4D226D98067\ProductName

A way to erase Media from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO Media is a program released by the software company Acer Incorporated. Sometimes, people try to remove this application. This is efortful because removing this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY way to remove Media is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.


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

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Media or simply click the Search feature and type in " Media". The Media program will be found automatically. When you click Media in the list of applications, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Media, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Media:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\ Media\clearfiSetup.exe -uninstall
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Media.
Uninstall Media

8. After uninstalling Media, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Media that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Media using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Media by Acer Incorporated from your PC, we are not saying that Media by Acer Incorporated is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Media 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.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 06:34:34.183