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United States Rank #35,498
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6.68.14 1.98%
6.68.13 0.40%
6.68.12 1.59%
6.68.10 13.89%
6.68.8 4.76%
6.68.6 0.40%
6.67.5 9.52%
6.67.4 5.56%
6.67.2 5.56%
6.66.3 4.76%
6.66.2 1.19%
6.66.1 1.98%
6.65.2 4.37%
6.65.1 3.17%
6.64.4 8.33%
6.64.2 10.32%
6.64.1 4.76%
6.63.1 10.71%
6.62.10 5.16%
6.62.5 1.19%
6.61.1 0.40%

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Gestionnaire d'alimentation is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is 6.68.10, 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. 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 software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 82.64 MB (86,650,554 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Gestionnaire d'alimentation come from France, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DAC01CEE-5BAE-
Estimated size: 82.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gestionnaire d'alimentation

  • PWMEPS32.DLL - ThinkPad Power Manager
  • PWMIDTSV.EXE - ThinkPad Power Manager Idle Task
  • PWMIF32V.DLL - ThinkPad Power Manager Low Level Function DLL
  • PWMOSDV.EXE - ThinkPad Power Manager OnScreen Display Menu
  • PWMTR32V.DLL - ThinkPad Power Manager Background Monitor and Tray Battery Gauge
  • PWMTR64V.dll
  • PWMAHK32.DLL - ThinkPad Power Manage
  • TPELPWR.EXE - ThinkPad EL power
  • PWMDBSVC.exe - Power Manager (Power Manager Dynamic Brightness Control Service)
  • PWMDBSVCEX.dll - Power Manager Service
  • PWMEWCFG.exe - Power Manager Cisco EnergyWise Configuration Utility
  • PWMEWSVC.exe - Power Manager Cisco EnergyWise Enabler
  • SCHTASK.EXE - ScheduledTask (Power Manager Power Agenda)
  • SmartShutdown.exe
  • PWRACT.EXE - Power Action (Power Manager Power Action)
  • BTVLOGDL.DLL (by IBM) - IBM ThinkPad Utility (IBM ThinkPad Power Management DLL for Win32)
  • ATM.DLL - Lenovo Japan ATM (ATM)
  • ATM64.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PWMIDTSV.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'PMTask' (runs when idle).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PWMTR64V.DLL is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Lenovo Settings Power.
2 Services
  • PWMDBSVC.exe runs as a service named 'Power Manager Service' (Power Manager DBC Service).
  • PWMEWSVC.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco EnergyWise Enabler' (PwmEWSvc).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • BTVLOGEX.DLL is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'supportdir' which loads as cmd /c "rmdir /q /s "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\{7E4C16B8-8F76-4940-8505-98E93C00BF19}"".
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • PWMTR32V.DLL is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PWMTRV' which loads as rundll32 "C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\PWMTR32V.DLL",PwrMgrBkGndMonitor.
  • PWMTR64V.DLL is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PWMTRV' which loads as rundll32 "C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\PWMTR64V.DLL",PwrMgrBkGndMonitor.
  • BTVLOGEX.DLL is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BLOG' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\BTVLogEx.DLL,StartBattLog.

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  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 Gestionnaire d'alimentation, 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 Gestionnaire d'alimentation.

Win 7 (SP1) 94%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 96.05%
Windows 10 2.37%
Windows Vista 1.19%
Windows XP 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 78.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.73%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.57%
Windows 10 Pro 2.38%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.76% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 50.76%
  Canada 14.39%
  United States 11.74%
  MA 6.82%
  Switzerland 3.79%
  DZ 3.03%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Germany 1.14%
  BF 0.76%
  Thailand 0.76%
  Ireland 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  United Kingdom 0.38%
  Greece 0.38%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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