What is WarReg_PopUp.exe?

The genuine WarReg_PopUp.exe file is a software component of Warranty Registration by Acer.
Included with your Acer laptop on purchase, this application runs when called by a variety of other Acer products to prompt you to register for warranty purposes. It allows you to register immediately, decline, or be prompted again in a set amount of time. Founded in 1976, Acer is located in Taiwan and focuses on comprehensive hardware and software design for desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets.

WarReg_PopUp stands for Warranty Registration Popup

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 WarReg_PopUp.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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WarReg_PopUp.exe file information

The process known as WR_PopUp or Warranty Registration Pop-Up belongs to software WR_PopUp or Warranty Registration Pop-Up by Acer ( or eMachines.

Description: WarReg_PopUp.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The WarReg_PopUp.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 57,344 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 303,104 bytes, 49,152 bytes or 61,440 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). WarReg_PopUp.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WarReg_PopUp.exe. Therefore, you should check the WarReg_PopUp.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

It's acer registration software
  Andy   (further information)
i wonder what it is wen the location is this "C:\Acer\WR_PopUp\WarReg_PopUp.exe/ normal-run2" and that inverted bar and normal run ????
Acer warranty registration popup
There's a program called eregistration that is running on the system. The folder is hidden, but the program may still be listed as an installed program on your system. If you are running Windows 7 check Programs and Features to see if you find the program. If it is listing, simply uninstall it. The WarReg Popup will go away. If the program is not listed, look under the subfolder c:\Program Files (x86)\eMachines\Registration for it.

Summary: Average user rating of WarReg_PopUp.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WarReg_PopUp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WarReg_PopUp. 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 WarReg_PopUp.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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