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A way to uninstall eMachines Updater from your system

eMachines Updater is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Acer Incorporated. More information about Acer Incorporated can be read here. Click on to get more facts about eMachines Updater on Acer Incorporated's website. eMachines Updater is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater directory, depending on the user's choice. You can remove eMachines 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. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is named ALU.exe and it has a size of 2.18 MB (2280992 bytes).

eMachines Updater contains of the executables below. They take 2.62 MB (2749568 bytes) on disk.

  • ALU.exe (2.18 MB)
  • ALU_Notify.exe (46.53 KB)
  • SD.exe (173.53 KB)
  • UpdaterService.exe (237.53 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.02.3001 of eMachines Updater. You can find below a few links to other eMachines Updater releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling eMachines Updater we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall eMachines Updater:
  • C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater\ALU.exe
  • C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater\ALU_Config.xml
  • C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater\ALU_Notify.exe
  • C:\Program Files\eMachines\eMachines Updater\Help\Help_bg.htm

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acer Incorporated\eMachines Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\LogFile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EE171732-BEB4-4576-887D-CB62727F01CA}\ModifyPath

A way to erase eMachines Updater with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

eMachines Updater is a program released by Acer Incorporated. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this program. This is hard because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK practice to remove eMachines Updater is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate eMachines Updater or simply activate the Search feature and type in "eMachines Updater". If it is installed on your PC the eMachines Updater application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click eMachines Updater in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding eMachines Updater, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for eMachines 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 window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall eMachines Updater.
Uninstall eMachines Updater

8. After removing eMachines Updater, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of eMachines Updater that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing eMachines Updater with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove eMachines Updater by Acer Incorporated from your computer, we are not saying that eMachines Updater by Acer Incorporated is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove eMachines Updater supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 03:52:43.020