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Should I remove Acer eDataSecurity Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,405
United States Rank #4,517
Reach 0.1646%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.47 days
279.33 days >
Average installed length: 146.77 days


3.0.3067 0.15%
3.0.3065 32.98%
3.0.3064 0.03%
3.0.3062 19.70%
3.0.3060 18.74%
3.0.3058 0.34%
3.0.3057 0.49%
3.0.2054 0.03%
2.8.4367 0.31%
2.8.4364 0.37%
2.8.4361 1.36%
2.8.4360 7.24%
2.8.4359 0.03%
2.8.4354 18.22%

Acer eDataSecurity Management

What is Acer eDataSecurity Management?

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 eDataSecurity Management also offers encryption and decryption for files transmitted using Windows Live Messenger, Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes.


The most common release is 3.0.3065, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named eDSMgr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 76 files and is usually about 62.69 MB (65,739,116 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hiegis.com
Help link: 3.0.3062
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSnstHelper.exe -Operation UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 62.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer eDataSecurity Management

Program executable:eDSMgr.exe
Name:Acer eDataSecurity Management
Acer eDataSecurity Management Console
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSMgr.exe
Additional files:
  • PSDProtect.dll (by Egis) - Egis Inc. PSD DragDrop Protection
  • Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • acer.empowering.windows.forms.dll (by Acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • EDS.Windows.Forms.25.dll (by Egis) - Acer eDataSecurity Management (Acer eDataSecurity Management Windows Form)
  • EDS.Windows.Forms.dll
  • eDSMgr.exe - Acer eDataSecurity Management Console
  • eDSplugin.25.dll - Acer eDataSecurity Management ETF Plug-in
  • eDSPlugin.dll
  • Acer.Empowering.Framework.Interface.dll (by Acer) - Empowering Technology (Acer Empowering Technology Framework Plugin Interface)
  • AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • ScrollBarLib.dll
  • WidgetButton.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • eDSMgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSMgr.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, 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.

Win Vista (SP2) 76%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 86.90%
Windows 7 11.00%
Windows 10 2.07%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 72.31%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.10%
Windows Vista Business 1.33%
Windows 10 Home 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.17%
  United Kingdom 11.25%
  Germany 11.22%
  France 9.01%
  Italy 5.89%
  Canada 5.52%
  Netherlands 3.39%
  Spain 3.20%
  Belgium 2.53%
  Finland 1.35%
  Australia 1.35%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Taiwan 0.83%
  Norway 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.19%
ASUS 0.52%
Dell 0.29%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5735 11.17%
Acer Aspire 6930G 4.82%
Acer Aspire 8930 4.09%
Acer Aspire X1700 4.02%
Acer Aspire X3200 3.66%
Acer Aspire 6920 2.86%

About (from Egis Technology Inc.)

Egis Technology Inc.
Publisher URL: www.egistec.com


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