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Should I remove BatteryCare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,514
United States Rank #34,199
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 107.04 days
323.13 days >
Average installed length: 169.78 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is BatteryCare?  (from Filipe Lourenço)

BatteryCare is a software created to optimize the usage and performance of the modern laptop's battery. It monitors the battery's discharge cycles and helps increasing it's autonomy and improving its lifetime. It calculates the statistical remaining time in laptops that don't support the battery time left information a...  Read more


BatteryCare is a software program developed by Filipe Lourenço. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is batterycare.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 40.4 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 3.77 MB (3,957,121 bytes). The installed file BatteryCareUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of BatteryCare come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: batterycare.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BatteryCare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BatteryCare\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BatteryCare

Program executable:batterycare.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\batterycare\batterycare.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • BatteryCareUACbypass.exe - BatteryCare UAC bypass tool
  • BatteryCareUpdater.exe - BatteryCare (BatteryCareUpdater)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BatteryCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BatteryCareAuto'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BatteryCare.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BatteryCareAuto.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BatteryCare.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BatteryCare' and executes as C:\Program Files\BatteryCare\BatteryCare.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:40.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002531466%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019614%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005701%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:297,220
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:38 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove BatteryCare?

You can uninstall BatteryCare 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 BatteryCare, 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 BatteryCare.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.08%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 10 6.15%
Windows XP 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.15%
Windows 7 Professional 12.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.08%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.59%
  Germany 10.26%
  Portugal 6.41%
  Indonesia 5.13%
  India 5.13%
  Brazil 2.56%
  Italy 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Argentina 1.28%
  Australia 1.28%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  Switzerland 1.28%
  Colombia 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.97%
Acer 20.97%
Dell 16.13%
Toshiba 12.90%
ASUS 8.06%
Lenovo 6.45%
Sony 3.23%
Samsung 3.23%
Gateway 1.61%
MSI 1.61%
Apple 1.61%
Alienware 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665D 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C65... 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.54%


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