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PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent


PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent is a program developed by Tripp Lite. The most used version is 12.04.57, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 6.34 MB (6,652,013 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TrippLite.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TrippLite\PowerAlert\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{88E7FC62-7948-4262-93E2-1D0B1E992C84}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent

  • pal.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Local Software Engine (PAL engine)
  • pasda.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Engine (PASDA Engine)
  • sdagent.exe - TrippLite PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Console (PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Console)
  • palaunch.exe - PowerAlert Console Launcher
  • padown.dll
  • pamsg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • palaunch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD8E26B4-C689-46BC-9918-F18C3FD7F6D3}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • pasda.exe runs as a service named 'PowerAlert Agent' (PowerAlert Agent) "PowerAlert Agent".
  • pal.exe runs as a service named 'PowerAlert Agent' (PowerAlert Agent) "PowerAlert Agent".

How do I remove PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent?

Quickly and completely remove PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent 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 PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent, 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 PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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