Acresso software manager – What is it? [Uninstall guide]

What is the Acresso software manager? Is it safe for my computer?

You may be using your laptop or computer, and suddenly you got an error message by “the following applications are using files that need to be updated by this setup,” and this is under user headings in files. In that case, it asks you to click on retry to continue and lets you close the applications.

The real reason behind this message is the Acresso software manager being installed on your laptop/Pc.

Now you would be wondering I have never installed any software with this name on my laptop, from where did I get this, and is it safe to have this in my system? How can I uninstall the Acresso software manager?

This is Something that confuses most of them, and that is, you won’t even find this application under the uninstall an application option in the control panel.

If you’re facing problems related to these issues, keep reading until the end; I will explain everything you should know about this topic and help you find a solution.

What is Acresso software manager or isuspm.exe?

Acresso software manager, also known as Flexnet, is a default software updating tool that gets installed involuntarily along with the Nuance PDF reader. Software gets tasked with searching for updates, and when the updates are available, it is directed to the Nuance PDF reader for automatically downloading the update.

To find the tool, you can open the control panel, search for applications, and search for isuspm.exe, Acresso software manager.

Here the problem is, when you install Nuance PDF reader, you don’t have an option to avoid downloading the Acresso software manager. It gets downloaded along with the Nuance reader in a bundle, and you cannot prevent it.

Although Nuance PDF reader is one of the best free software for reading PDF files, there is no method by which you can avoid the download of Acresso software manager along with it.

And since the Acresso software manager runs in the background while you boot on your system, it drains down the overall computer performance and overloads your processor. Since it is connected with the internet all the time, it gobbles a lot of internet data.

Now you would be wondering what can be the solution for this issue. And is the Acresso software manager safe for your computer?

Is Acresso software manager safe for your computer?

Acresso software manager is 100% safe in terms of viruses and malware, and there is no harm when it’s there in your windows system. Acresso software manager has only one purpose of checking with the updates on the PDF reader. The problem arose when problems occurred due to the tool, like getting pop-ups while installing any program, several errors like internet Acresso trying to access the internet when there is no internet connection in your system.

Although there isn’t an issue with any malware, users often don’t want to update things all the time, and here when you have no options and have to follow whatever tool offers, it becomes frustrating a lot of times.

Also, as mentioned above, this tool consumes high CPU processing time; hence sometimes, you may face system lags and freeze. For the temporary solution, you can get the Process ID for the Acresso software manager and that can help you in killing the software, or if you cannot resist this or have to uninstall the Acresso software manager permanently, you can follow the steps I have shown below.

How to uninstall Acresso software manager?  

When you first came to know about Acresso software manager’s existence in your system, you must have tried uninstalling it through the ‘uninstall a program‘ in the control panel. Still, as I have mentioned above, another weird part of this tool is you won’t find any such software in the uninstall program list.

So how can you uninstall Acresso software manager or also known as Flexnet from your laptop or computer?

Here I will share three methods to eliminate this error and Acresso software manager on your laptop.

Uninstall Acresso Software Manager – Method 1:

Because the main reason behind this error in your system is installing a Nuance PDF reader, since Acresso software manager comes along with a Nuance PDF reader’s installation, similarly uninstalling the Nuance PDF reader should solve all your problems.

Uninstalling the Nuance PDF installer is very easy. Here is the step-by-step process you can follow.

  • Step 1: As you boot on your Windows system, search for a control panel in the search bar.

acresso software manager

  • Step 2: you will find an option by uninstall a program click on that under the control panel, and you will get to the page where you will find all installed applications in your system in a list.
  • Step 3: Search for Nuance PDF reader or Nuance power PDF advance.
  • Step 4: As you get there, Right-click on the application and click on uninstall the program or click on the uninstall option popping beside the top’s organize option.

The major con for this method is you will uninstall the Nuance PDF reader also, which may somehow help you.

And for those who don’t want to lose the Nuance PDF reader and still want to get rid of the error occurring due to Acresso software manager, for them, you can follow the next method down below.

Uninstall Acresso Software Manager – Method 2:

This method will not let you lose the Nuance PDF reader but instead stops the Acresso software manager from looking for updates and eventually stop getting the pop-up error.

  • Step 1: Open the Nuance PDF reader application on your laptop or desktop.
  • Step 2: Go to the help section at the top of the application.
  • Step 3: Under help, choose Nuance on Web option.
  • Step 4: Uncheck the Automatic Web Update option.

From this now onwards, the Acresso software manager will stop checking for automatic web updates.

Uninstall Acresso Software Manager – Method 3:

This is the last method to solve the isuspm.exe also known as the Acresso software manager issue on your laptop.

After trying the above methods, If those two methods don’t work in your system, you can solve it through this third method.

  • Step 1: Right-click on your system’s taskbar and click on task manager or go to system configuration and select the start-up tab and click on task manager.

  • Step 2: Now, here, you will see all the programs that are running currently in your system.
  • Step 3: Right-click on Acresso software manager and disable the process.
  • Step 4: Now, go to the services tab and uncheck the program.
  • Step 5: Restart your System.

By now, you must have disabled or uninstalled the culprit of the issue, which is the Acresso software manager.

Although there was no harm to your system as mentioned above with the tool, the only problem with it was it used to run all the time in the background and consume a lot of processor speed and internet that eventually lead to hang or freeze your system.

Rest, you can follow the steps explained above to solve your problem according to your needs.


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