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Should I remove Acer eDataSecurity Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,465
United States Rank #6,442
Reach 0.1021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.70 days
109.15 days >
Average installed length: 57.35 days


2.7.4038 0.21%
2.7.3032 0.07%
2.7.3028 0.07%
2.5.7348 0.49%
2.5.4244 0.07%
2.5.4241 60.75%
2.5.4040 4.75%
2.5.4037 0.21%
2.5.3032 25.28%
2.5.3028 8.10%

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Acer eDataSecurity Management

What is Acer eDataSecurity Management?  (from HiTRUST)

Using advanced cryptographic technologies, Acer eDataSecurity Managementoffers you greater personal data security and encryption for files and datatransmitted via instant messaging or email.


Acer eDataSecurity Management is a program developed by HiTRUST. The most used version is 2.5.4241, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 9.31 MB (9,765,183 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista . While about 34% of users of Acer eDataSecurity Management come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hiegis.com/acer.jsp
Installation folder: C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\
Uninstaller: C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSnstHelper.exe -Operation UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 9.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer eDataSecurity Management

  • eDStbmngr.exe - eDataSecurity simple one step processor. (Tool Manager(One Step Processor))
  • eDSplugin.dll - Acer eDataSecurity Management (eDSPlugin)
  • interop.shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by Acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • eDSService.exe (by HiTRSUT) - eDataSecurity Management (eDataSecurity Service)
  • decryption.exe - Decryptioni Application (Decryption Application)
  • encryption.exe - Encryption Application
  • Acer.Empowering.Framework.Interface.dll (by Acer) - Empowering Technology (Acer Empowering Technology Framework Plugin Interface)
  • chkacerDLL.dll (by Acer)
  • eDS_CCPSD.exe (by HiTRSUT co) - eDataSecurity (Change PSD Capacity)
  • eDScsp.exe - change supervisor password
  • eDSloader.exe - eDataSecurity System Loader( Load and prepare enviroment )
  • eDSnstHelper.exe (by BVI, HITRUST)
  • eDSrf.exe - Recovery Files
  • eDSfsu.exe - eDataSecurity Management
  • ScrollBarLib.dll
  • WidgetButton.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • eDSService.exe runs as a service named 'eDSService.exe' (eDataSecurity Service) "eDSService.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • eDSLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'eDataSecurity Loader' which loads as C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exe.
7 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • encryption.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\encryption.exe'.
  • eDSfsu.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSfsu.exe'.
  • decryption.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\decryption.exe'.
  • eDSrf.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSrf.exe'.
  • eDS_CCPSD.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDS_CCPSD.exe'.
  • eDStbmngr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDStbmngr.exe'.
  • Plus 1 more

How do I remove Acer eDataSecurity Management?

Quickly and completely remove Acer eDataSecurity Management from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Acer eDataSecurity Management from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer eDataSecurity Management, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Acer eDataSecurity Management.

Win Vista (SP2) 80%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 95.74%
Windows 7 3.70%
Windows 8 0.42%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 77.22%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.45%
Windows Vista Business 1.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.05%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.54%
  France 9.28%
  United Kingdom 8.25%
  Italy 7.22%
  Germany 6.73%
  Canada 6.12%
  Spain 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.43%
  Australia 2.12%
  Belgium 1.70%
  Taiwan 1.21%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Finland 1.15%
  DK 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.15%
Dell 0.28%
Sahara 0.28%
American Megatrends 0.14%
Hewlett-Packard 0.07%
ASUS 0.07%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5315 7.94%
Acer Aspire 5920G 6.01%
Acer Aspire 7720 5.57%
Acer Aspire 5920 4.08%
Acer Aspire 5720Z 3.64%
Acer Aspire M1610 3.41%


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