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Program info

Estimated safety rating


backgroundagent.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if backgroundagent.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\AOP Framework\BackgroundAgent.exe

Usually, this program is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\AOP Framework\BackgroundAgent.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is b722e9fe97542eeb2a611df37e73aeb2.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Background Agent

The description present in the exe is Background Agent.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Acer Incorporated

Company name Acer Incorporated.


 Copyright (C) 2014

Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) 2014.

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Digitally signed


backgroundagent.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to backgroundagent.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Acer Incorporated

Digitally signed by: Acer Incorporated

Issuer name

 GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2

Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.