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Should I remove Acer ePower Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,994
Reach 0.0048%


2.00.5007 2.11%
2.00.5006 11.58%
2.00.5005 9.47%
2.00.5003 3.16%
2.00.4003 8.42%
2.00.4002 17.89%
2.00.4001 9.47%
2.00.2032 1.05%
2.00.2030 10.53%
2.00.2029 6.32%
2.00.2028 8.42%
2.00.2027 10.53%
2.00.2023 1.05%

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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 2.00.4002, 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 setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 5.5 MB (5,770,474 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 14% of users of Acer ePower Management come from Italy, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/home
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: 5.5 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by Acer ePower Management

  • Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.dll (by acer inc) - Acer Empowering UI Components (AcerEmpoweringUI)
  • ePower_UI.dll - Empowering Technology (ePower Management)
  • DialogDLL.dll - DialogDLL Dynamic Link Library (DialogDLL DLL)
  • SysHook.dll - SysHook Dynamic Link Library (SysHook DLL)
  • ePower_DMC.exe - Acer ePower Management (Acer ePower Management DMC)
  • Boot.exe
  • ePM_Widget.dll
  • ePMWidget.dll
  • LoadDefault.exe
  • ScrollBarLib.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll - Task Scheduler Class Library
  • WIN32PwrSchemeDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (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:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePower_DMC.exe.
  • Boot.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Boot' which loads as C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\Boot.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 90%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 94.79%
Windows 10 3.13%
Windows 7 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 94.44%
Windows 7 Professional 2.22%
Windows 10 Home 2.22%
Windows 8 1.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.83% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 13.83%
  Germany 10.64%
  France 10.64%
  Canada 9.57%
  United States 9.57%
  Czech Republic 4.26%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Spain 3.19%
  Poland 3.19%
  Australia 3.19%
  Taiwan 3.19%
  Norway 2.13%
  Portugal 2.13%
  Slovakia 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 87.37%
Sahara 8.42%
Lenovo 2.11%
ASUS 1.05%
Dell 1.05%
Common models
Acer Extensa 5630 6.98%
Acer Extensa 5220 6.98%
Acer TravelMate 6592 5.81%
Acer TravelMate 6460 5.81%
Acer TravelMate 5720 ... 4.65%
Acer Extensa 5620 4.65%

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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