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What does the ace_engine.exe file do?

The ace_engine.exe process is also known as ace_engine.exe and is a part of Ace Stream Media. This software is produced by Innovative Digital Technologies. An obsolete or defective version of ace_engine.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ace_engine.exe ace_engine.exe

ace_engine.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ace_engine.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 23,984 bytes (41% of all these files), 27,904 bytes, 27,000 bytes or, as the case may be, 26,744 bytes.
This file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This ace_engine program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This ace_engine program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this reason, 62% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A ace_engine.exe file has a 26% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". In this case, the file size is usually 27,000 bytes. This particular software is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The ace_engine file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The ace_engine file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ace_engine.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ace_engine?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Ace Stream Media

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To remove ace_engine.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Ace Stream Media in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if ace_engine.exe (ace_engine.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ace_engine.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ace_engine.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ace_engine.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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