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3% remove it97% keep it
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Laptop Battery Optimizer


Laptop Battery Optimizer is a software program developed by IA-KAR. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named kareco.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 5.3 MB (5,558,546 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 38% of users of Laptop Battery Optimizer come from the United States, it is also popular in AO and BG.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ia-kar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\KAR\DesEco.exe
Estimated size: 5.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Laptop Battery Optimizer

Program executable:kareco.exe
Name:Laptop Battery Saver
Path:C:\Program Files\kar\kareco.exe
Additional files:
  • DesEco.exe - Uninstallation KAR Energy Software
  • KARid.exe
  • ve.exe (by I.-A.Industrie) - I.-A.Economie d'énergie
  • Win32_API.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KAREco.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Eco' which loads as C:\Program Files\KAR\KAREco.exe.

How do I remove Laptop Battery Optimizer?

You can uninstall Laptop Battery Optimizer 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 Laptop Battery Optimizer, 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 Laptop Battery Optimizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 10 38%
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 62.50%
Windows 10 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Basic 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  AO 7.69%
  BG 7.69%
  Brazil 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Italy 7.69%
  Mexico 7.69%
  Romania 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Alienware 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 12.50%
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 ... 12.50%
HP EliteBook 8560p 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 120-1018l... 12.50%
Dell Vostro 1015 12.50%
ASUSTeK S551LB 12.50%


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