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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,107
United States Rank #6,344
Reach 0.0987%


2.5.4312 0.10%
2.5.4311 4.62%
2.5.4310 6.73%
2.5.4309 18.40%
2.5.4307 0.15%
2.5.4026 0.21%
2.5.4025 0.72%
2.5.4024 5.91%
2.5.4022 0.05%
2.5.4021 10.23%
2.5.4020 0.46%
2.5.4019 3.34%
2.5.4018 9.92%
2.5.4017 2.47%
2.5.4014 13.72%
2.5.4012 2.88%
2.5.4009 0.21%
2.5.4005 0.05%
2.5.3007 15.01%
2.5.3005 4.83%

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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 program developed by Acer. The most used version is 2.5.4309, 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. The main program executable is ePowerSvc.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 7.39 MB (7,753,203 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista . While about 34% of users of Acer ePower Management come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

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\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5
Estimated size: 7.39 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer ePower Management

Program executable:ePowerSvc.exe
Name:Acer ePower Management
WMIServi Application
Path:C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePowerSvc.exe
Additional files:
  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by Acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • ePower_DMC.exe - Acer ePower Management (Acer ePower Management DMC)
  • ePower_UI.dll - Empowering Technology (Acer ePower Management)
  • WMIInterface.dll - WMIInter Dynamic Link Library
  • SysHook.dll - SysHook Dynamic Link Library (SysHook DLL)
  • Wlan.dll - Wlan Dynamic Link Library
  • ePowerSvc.exe - WMIServi Application
  • PowerApiDll.dll - acer ePower Api
  • CompileMOF.exe - Acer ePower Managemet (CompileM Application)
  • BackupPwrPfl.exe - BackupPw Application
  • ePM_Widget.dll
  • ePMWidget.dll
  • ePowerContext.dll
  • InstallUtil.exe - InstallUtil
  • ScrollBarLib.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll - Task Scheduler Class Library
  • WIN32PwrSchemeDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ePowerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'ePower Service' (WMIService) "Acer ePower Management Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ePower_DMC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ePower_DMC' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePower_DMC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:23.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001361536%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002406%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011209%
0.015104% average
Memory:19.86 MB
Total CPU:0.0000982664%
Kernel CPU:0.00007161%
User CPU:0.00002666%

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 Vista (SP2) 78%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 93.99%
Windows 7 5.03%
Windows 10 0.82%
Windows XP 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 73.08%
Windows Vista Home Basic 17.55%
Windows Vista Business 2.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.01%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.57%
  United Kingdom 9.62%
  Italy 9.13%
  Germany 7.70%
  France 7.30%
  Canada 4.14%
  Netherlands 3.87%
  Spain 3.78%
  Belgium 2.05%
  Australia 1.65%
  Norway 1.38%
  Finland 1.38%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Austria 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.51%
Sahara 0.41%
Dell 0.36%
ASUS 0.31%
Lenovo 0.15%
Sony 0.05%
Packard Bell 0.05%
American Megatrends 0.05%
Hewlett-Packard 0.05%
Alienware 0.05%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5315 10.79%
Acer Aspire 5920G 8.67%
Acer Aspire 7720 6.65%
Acer Aspire 5920 6.49%
Acer Extensa 5620 4.89%
Acer Aspire 5715Z 3.88%

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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