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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,728
United States Rank #846
Reach 0.4965%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.01.3001 5.95%
7.00.8100 0.84%
7.00.3013 3.14%
7.00.3012 8.04%
7.00.3011 2.67%
7.00.3006 24.91%
7.00.3003 1.68%
6.00.3010 7.49%
6.00.3008 8.40%
6.00.3007 1.28%
6.00.3006 1.57%
6.00.3004 0.07%
6.00.3001 0.40%
6.00.3000 0.44%
5.00.3009 2.96%
5.00.3005 8.25%
5.00.3004 1.10%
5.00.3003 3.10%
5.00.3002 1.06%
5.00.3000 0.22%
4.05.3007 1.17%
4.05.3006 1.94%
4.05.3004 7.96%
4.05.3003 0.40%
4.05.3002 4.97%

Typically installed together

Gateway Power Management

What is Gateway Power Management?  (from Gateway)

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Overview

Gateway Power Management is a program developed by Gateway. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Acer computers. The most used version is 7.00.3006, 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. 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 main program executable is epowermsg.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 13.75 MB (14,414,058 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of Gateway Power Management come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Power Management
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3DB0448D-AD82-4923-B305-D001E521A964}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Power Management

Program executable:epowermsg.exe
Name:Power Management
ePowerMsg
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\gateway power management\epowermsg.exe
MD5:4276775007a43ea6788fa1e75f232281
Additional files:
  • BrightnessControl.dll (by Acer) - Power Management (BrightnessControl)
  • CommonControl.dll (by Acer) - CommonControl Dynamic Link Library
  • DefaultPowerOption.exe - DefaultPowerOption
  • ePowerEvent.exe - ePowerEvent
  • ePowerSvc.exe - ePowerSvc
  • ePowerTray.exe - ePowerTray
  • ePowerTrayLauncher.exe - ePowerTrayLauncher
  • NetAdapterControl.dll - NetAdapterControl Dynamic Link Library
  • PowerSettingControl.dll - PowerSettingControl Dynamic Link Library
  • SetAPM.exe - SetAPM Application
  • SysHook.dll - SysHook Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ePowerTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3A2AF7E-B611-4359-BD86-A07E989590EF}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ePowerTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Power Management.
Service
  • ePowerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'ePower Service' (ePowerSvc) "ePower Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • ePowerTrayLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ePowerTrayLauncher.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Gateway\Gateway Power Management\ePowerTrayLauncher.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ePowerTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Power Management' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Management\ePowerTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ePowerEvent.exe
Memory:1.74 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0043587536%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00293643%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00142232%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:450,581
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:13
70 average
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
435.61 KB average
ePowerSvc.exe
Memory:1.91 MB
Total CPU:0.0009221465%
Kernel CPU:0.00085393%
User CPU:0.00006822%
CPU cycles/sec:10,054
I/O reads/min:456 Bytes
ePowerTray.exe
Memory:2.68 MB
Total CPU:0.0035773009%
Kernel CPU:0.00233790%
User CPU:0.00123940%
CPU cycles/sec:180,967
Switches/sec:9

How do I remove Gateway Power Management?

Quickly and completely remove Gateway 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 Gateway 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 Gateway 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 Gateway Power Management.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 48%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.64%
Windows 8 48.18%
Windows XP 0.15%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.08%
Windows 8 27.33%
Windows 8.1 16.85%
Windows 7 Starter 3.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.39%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.78%
  Canada 5.53%
  Mexico 1.93%
  Brazil 1.42%
  Japan 0.56%
  Argentina 0.27%
  Australia 0.19%
  Philippines 0.16%
  PR 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.13%
  Israel 0.13%
  Iran 0.13%
  Poland 0.13%
  Germany 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.31%
Gateway 0.22%
Dell 0.18%
Hewlett-Packard 0.11%
ASUS 0.07%
Toshiba 0.04%
Sahara 0.04%
Intel 0.04%
Common models
Gateway NE56R 20.63%
Gateway SX2110G 6.47%
Gateway NV55C 6.25%
Gateway NV57H 5.18%
Gateway NV53A 4.92%
Gateway NV53 4.36%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com

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