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Acer eDataSecurity Management 1.00.26

What is Acer eDataSecurity Management?

Acer eDataSecurity Management is pre-installed with various Acer laptops and is designed to encrypts files on your PC.

About  (from Acer)

Acer eDataSecurity Management offers you greater personal data security and encryption for files and data transmitted via instant messaging or email. It supports the Personal Secure Disk, a convenient location for storing important files, and offers fast encryption and decryption using Windows Explorer. Acer eDataSecur...  Read more


Acer eDataSecurity Management 1.00.26 is a program developed by Acer. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is eDSmanager.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 18.04 MB (18,921,200 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 14% of users of Acer eDataSecurity Management come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hitrust.com.tw/hitrustexe/frontend/default_tw.asp
Installation folder: C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E
Estimated size: 18.04 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer eDataSecurity Management 1.00.26

Program executable:eDSmanager.exe
Path:C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSmanager.exe
Additional files:
  • chkacerDLL.dll
  • eDScsp.exe (by HiTRUST) - eDScsp
  • decryption.exe (by HiTRUST) - decryption
  • eDSloader.exe - eDSloader
  • eDSmanager.exe
  • eDSrf.exe - eDSrf
  • eDSscprf.exe - eDSscprf
  • encryption.exe - encryption

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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.

How do I remove Acer eDataSecurity Management?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer eDataSecurity Management 1.00.26, 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 eDataSecurity Management.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.95% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 13.95%
  United States 9.30%
  DK 9.30%
  Spain 6.98%
  Germany 6.98%
  Taiwan 4.65%
  France 4.65%
  Greece 4.65%
  Poland 4.65%
  Hungary 4.65%
  Chile 2.33%
  South Africa 2.33%
  Thailand 2.33%
  UA 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 80.85%
Acer 19.15%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5630 23.81%
Acer Aspire 3690 14.29%
Acer TravelMate 2490 11.90%
Acer Aspire 5610 9.52%
Acer TravelMate 4230 7.14%
Acer Aspire 5670 4.76%

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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