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Should I remove Acer ePower Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,465
United States Rank #45,474
Reach 0.0080%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.71 days
581.48 days >
Average installed length: 305.52 days


2.00.2017 9.55%
2.00.2016a 15.29%
2.00.2016 7.64% 1.91% 5.73% 12.10% 4.46% 0.64% 0.64% 19.11% 1.27% 8.92% 5.10% 1.27% 6.37%

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Acer ePower Management

What is Acer ePower Management?

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

About  (from Acer)

Acer ePower 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 ePower Management main page is where you can select the power scheme that best suits your needs, or you can define your o...  Read more


Acer ePower Management is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is, 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. 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 acer epower management.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 5.38 MB (5,638,084 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 13% of users of Acer ePower Management come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{58
Estimated size: 5.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer ePower Management

Program executable:acer epower management.exe
Name:Acer ePower Management
Path:C:\acer\empowering technology\epower\acer epower management.exe
Additional files:
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • epm-dm.exe (by Acer Inc) - Acer EPM Device Manager
  • ePower_DMC.exe - Acer ePower Management (Acer ePower Management DMC)
  • ePower_UI.dll - Empowering Technology (ePower Management)
  • DialogDLL.dll - DialogDLL Dynamic Link Library (DialogDLL DLL)
  • SysHook.dll - SysHook Dynamic Link Library (SysHook DLL)
  • ClassLib_NotifyIconEx.dll
  • LoadDefault.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Acer ePower Management.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acer ePower Management' which loads as C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\Acer ePower Management.exe boot.
  • epm-dm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EPM-DM' which loads as C:\acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\epm-dm.exe.
  • ePower_DMC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ePower_DMC' which loads as C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePower_DMC.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Acer ePower Management.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\Acer ePower Management.exe'.

How do I remove Acer ePower Management?

You can uninstall Acer ePower 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 ePower 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 ePower Management.

Win XP 87%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 97.45%
Windows 7 1.91%
Windows Vista 0.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 97.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.68%
Windows 7 Professional 0.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.93% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 12.93%
  United States 12.24%
  Canada 8.16%
  France 8.16%
  Germany 7.48%
  Spain 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  DK 3.40%
  Finland 3.40%
  Taiwan 2.72%
  Greece 2.72%
  Czech Republic 2.72%
  Norway 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 74.15%
Acer 23.81%
Lenovo 0.68%
Toshiba 0.68%
Medion 0.68%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5630 8.70%
Acer Aspire 5670 8.70%
Acer Aspire 5100 7.97%
Acer Aspire 5600 5.80%
Acer Aspire 5610 5.07%
Acer Aspire 3690 5.07%

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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