What is MobilityService.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 MobilityService.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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MobilityService.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MobilityService
MobilityService.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as app belongs to software Acer Mobility Center Plug-In or app by Acer (

Description: MobilityService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file MobilityService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\" (generally C:\ or C:\Acer\Mobility Center\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 110,592 bytes (63% of all occurrences), 107,008 bytes, 132,096 bytes or 122,880 bytes. 
It runs as service MobilityService in the background.
The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The MobilityService.exe file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Acer Mobility Center Plug-In) or turn to the software company, Acer, for advice.

Recommended: Identify MobilityService.exe related errors

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

muy sospechoso
Seems to cause the taskbar, desktop, and sidebar to stop responding to mouse input. Has a bogus description in the task manager: "App". Closing the process fixes the problem.
Fake Description, seems to cause my cpu usage to fly towards the sky as soon as i started IE.
It's Acer vender software that comes on all Acer laptops and is not harmful unless some how corrupted.
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MobilityService caused my wireless connection to malfunction. After disabeling the program in "MSconfig" the connection to my WiFi runs like it should. Don't know if the file have bin corrupted. Tried to uninstall "Acer Empowering Technology", but then the problem reoccured.

Summary: Average user rating of MobilityService.exe: based on 4 votes with 5 user comments. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks MobilityService.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade MobilityService.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving MobilityService issues

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