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Should I remove Acer Power Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #290
United States Rank #562
Reach 1.9816%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.59 days
282.87 days >
Average installed length: 148.63 days


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7.01.8100 2.01%
7.01.3001 0.64%
7.00.8109 10.98%
7.00.8108 2.06%
7.00.8107 0.01%
7.00.8106.0 6.55%
7.00.8105 11.18%
7.00.8104 8.08%
7.00.8103 0.76%
7.00.8100 11.18%
7.00.3013 12.93%
7.00.3012 5.58%
7.00.3011 8.07%
7.00.3007 1.15%
7.00.3006 15.52%
7.00.3005 0.06%
7.00.3003 2.63%

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Acer Power Management

What is Acer Power Management?

Acer Power Management is pre-installed with various Acer laptops and is designed to maximize your PC's power utilization and performance.

About  (from Acer)

Acer Power Management is a tool that provides you with an easy, reliable and safe means of selecting a power scheme that balances your needs for extended battery life and processing power. The Acer Power Management main page is where you can select the power scheme that best suits your needs, or you can define your own...  Read more


Acer Power Management is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 7.00.3006, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 programs's main executable is epowertray.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.68 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 17.03 MB (17,853,312 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 35% of users of Acer Power Management come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Power Management\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {91F52DE4-B789-42B0-9311-A349F10E5479} PRODUCTNAME="Acer Power Management" BRANDNAME="Acer" NEWUPGRADE=0 ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Power Management

Program executable:epowertray.exe
Name:Power Management
Path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer power management\epowertray.exe
ePowerTray is the program that runs in the notification area system tray.
Additional files:
  • CBT_DLL.dll - Power Management (CBT_DLL)
  • CommonControl.dll - CommonControl Dynamic Link Library
  • DefaultPowerOption.exe - DefaultPowerOption
  • ePowerButton.exe - ePowerButton
  • ePowerButton_NB.exe - ePowerButton_NB
  • ePowerCloseProcess.exe - ePowerCloseProcess
  • ePowerEvent.exe - ePowerEvent
  • ePowerParser.exe - ePowerParser
  • ePowerSvc.exe - ePowerSvc
  • ePowerTickOptimizer.exe - ePowerTickOptimizer
  • ePowerTrayLauncher.exe - ePowerTrayLauncher
  • ePowerUI.exe - ePowerUI
  • ePowerUI.MUI.dll - ePowerUI.MUI
  • ePowerWinMonitor.exe - ePowerWinMonitor
  • ePowerWMPRemoteCtrl.exe - ePowerWMPRemoteCtrl
  • PowerSettingControl.dll - PowerSettingControl Dynamic Link Library
  • SetAPM.exe - SetAPM Application
  • SysHook.dll - SysHook Dynamic Link Library
  • WMIControl.exe - WMIControl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ePowerTray.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Power Management'.
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ePowerTrayLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Power Management.
  • ePowerButton_NB.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Power Button.
  • ePowerTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Power Management.
  • 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\Gateway\Gateway Power Management\ePowerTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0035773009%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00233790%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00123940%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:180,967
8,062,084 average
70 average
Memory:1.65 MB
Total CPU:0.0006724481%
Kernel CPU:0.00022932%
User CPU:0.00044313%
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

How do I remove Acer Power Management?

You can uninstall Acer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer Power Management, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Power Management.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.99%
Windows XP 0.01%
Windows 7 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.98%
Windows 10 Home 25.97%
Windows 8 11.98%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.73%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.11%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.60%
  Italy 8.79%
  United Kingdom 7.74%
  Germany 7.67%
  Canada 6.25%
  France 4.53%
  Brazil 3.22%
  Netherlands 2.95%
  Australia 2.48%
  Spain 2.08%
  Norway 1.49%
  Belgium 1.43%
  Sweden 1.43%
  DK 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.93%
Hewlett-Packard 0.02%
ASUS 0.02%
Lenovo 0.01%
Toshiba 0.01%
Dell 0.01%
Intel 0.00%
Samsung 0.00%
Packard Bell 0.00%
Sony 0.00%
Common models
Acer Aspire ES1-512 4.63%
Acer Aspire E1-571 4.62%
Acer Aspire E5-571 4.10%
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.94%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.89%
Acer Aspire E1-522 2.82%

About Acer

Acer is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation whose products include desktop and laptop computer PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.acer.com


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