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Should I remove GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #30,989
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2.0.0 56.25%
2.1.0.0 43.75%

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GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT

Overview

GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT is a software program developed by Geek Squad. The most common release is 2.2.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,094,501 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: Http://www.GEEKSQUAD.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GEEK SQUAD UPS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{16364AAF-4BE1-492A-9BBA-E97A28C1969D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.95 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT

  • pppe.exe - GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT 2.1 (GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT User Interface)
  • assist.exe
  • ppped.exe
  • pppeuser.exe
  • savefile.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ppped.exe runs as a service named 'GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT Service' (ppped) "GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT Service minitor the battery backup activity and take protect while power problem exist.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • pppeuser.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerPanel Personal Edition User Interaction' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GEEK SQUAD UPS\pppeuser.exe".

How do I remove GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT?

Quickly and completely remove GEEK SQUAD POWER 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 GEEK SQUAD POWER 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 GEEK SQUAD POWER 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 GEEK SQUAD POWER MANAGEMENT.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 6%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.43%
  Indonesia 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 20.00%
Acer 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Dell 6.67%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KQ498AA-ABA m... 14.29%
MSI MS-7693 7.14%
LENOVO 8942A13 7.14%
LENOVO 10123 7.14%
LENOVO 10091 7.14%
HP-Pavilion NE481AV-ABA I... 7.14%

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