What is Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe file information

The process known as Acer Empowering Techonology Framework Launcher belongs to software Acer Empowering Technology by Acer (

Description: Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 45,056 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to do the following:
  • search for help on the company's website
  • uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramAcer Empowering Technology

Recommended: Identify Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

startet die acer-toolbar mit empowering-anwendungen
  RUDO   (further information)
the task launcher for the Acer Empowering Technology, required for the advanced power and system management on Acer Computers

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe: based on 10 votes with 2 user comments. 5 users think Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Acer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Acer. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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