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Energy Saver Advance B9.0316.1

What is Energy Saver Advance?  (from GIGABYTE)

GIGABYTE's Dynamic Energy Saver (DES) has once again proven itself as the industry leading energy saving technology with newly introduced Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced. Designed with advanced users in mind, Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced allows users to take advantage of energy savings with or without the use the Dynami...  Read more


Energy Saver Advance B9.0316.1 is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. 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 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 essvr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 16.9 MB (17,721,931 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 26% of users of Energy Saver Advance come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7
Estimated size: 16.9 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Energy Saver Advance B9.0316.1

Program executable:essvr.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver\essvr.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • etiv.dll - etiv Dynamic Link Library (etiv DLL)
  • FlashES.dll - FlashDLL Dynamic Link Library (FlashDLL DLL)
  • gest.exe - GEST Application (GEST MFC Application)
  • GSvr.exe
  • Help.exe - Help Application (Help MFC Application)
  • num.dll - num Dynamic Link Library (num DLL)
  • Res.dll - Res Dynamic Link Library (Res DLL)
  • sres.dll - sres Dynamic Link Library (sres DLL)
  • ycc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GSvr.exe runs as a service named 'GEST Service for program management.' (GEST Service).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\GBTUpd.exe'.
  • UpdExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\EasySaver\UpdExe.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0088345099%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00434169%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00449282%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,140,547
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:54 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:81 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Energy Saver Advance?

You can uninstall Energy Saver Advance 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 Energy Saver Advance B9.0316.1, 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 Energy Saver Advance.

Win 7 (SP1) 37%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.55%
Windows XP 42.55%
Windows 10 8.51%
Windows Vista 5.32%
Windows Server 2003 1.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 43.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.83%
Windows 7 Professional 5.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.47%
  Iran 14.71%
  Australia 10.78%
  Taiwan 6.86%
  Israel 5.88%
  Saudi Arabia 4.90%
  Russia 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  Malaysia 2.94%
  Hungary 2.94%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Czech Republic 1.96%
  Poland 1.96%
  United Kingdom 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 5.38%
ASUS 2.15%
Lenovo 2.15%
Hewlett-Packard 1.08%
Dell 1.08%
Common models
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 14.89%
Gigabyte EP41-UD3L 14.89%
Gigabyte EG41MF-US2H 10.64%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 10.64%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3R 9.57%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 7.45%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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