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Should I remove Edison?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,223
United States Rank #30,385
Reach 0.0017%


1.1.3323.0 87.50%
1.0.3166.0 12.50%



Edison is a software program developed by Verdiem. The most common release is 1.1.3323.0, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 6.16 MB (6,456,759 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 79% of users of Edison come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verdiem.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verdiem\Edison\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9542A589-9E34-4D25-BBED-E4AFA039AF56}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Edison

  • edsvc.exe - Edison Power Management Service
  • Verdiem.PowerUtils.dll - Verdiem.PowerUtils
  • Verdiem.StarGate2.dll - StarGate2
  • Edison.exe - Edison
  • Verdiem.Edison.Bits.dll - BITS
  • Common.Logging.dll (by http://netcommon.sf.net) - Common Logging Framework
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.DLL (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • Quartz.dll (by http://quartznet.sourceforge.net/) - Quarz.NET 0.9.1
  • Gobicode.HTMLLabel.Net20.dll (by Gobicode Limited) - HTMLLabel (Gobicode HTMLLabel for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • edsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Edison Power Management Service' (edsvc) "This service helps Edison manage your power settings when the UI is closed".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Edison.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Edison' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Verdiem\Edison\Edison.exe" /autolaunched.

How do I remove Edison?

Quickly and completely remove Edison from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Edison 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Edison, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Edison.

Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Win 8 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.67%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 8 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.83%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.41%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Belgium 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  Slovenia 2.94%
  UA 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 15.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 13.04%
PCCHIPS P55G 4.35%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.35%
HP-Pavilion NE504AV-ABA d... 4.35%
HP-Pavilion AY570AA-ABA a... 4.35%


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