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Should I remove Packard Bell Launch Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,910
United States Rank #19,280
Reach 0.0624%


8.00.8115 3.99%
8.00.8109 1.30%
8.00.8108 3.74%
8.00.8107 2.28%
8.00.8105 10.33%
8.00.8102 5.13%
8.00.8101 41.90%
8.00.3005 17.98%
8.00.3003 13.18%
7.00.3009 0.08%
7.00.3005 0.08%

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Packard Bell Launch Manager


Packard Bell Launch Manager is a program developed by Packard Bell. The most used version is 8.00.8101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is lmlauncher.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 4.1 MB (4,303,109 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 20% of users of Packard Bell Launch Manager come from France, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.packardbell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell Launch Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {C18D55BD-1EC6-466D-B763-8EEDDDA9100E} BOOTSTRATOR=1 GPRODUCTNAME="Packard Bell Launch Manager" BRANDNAME="Packard Bell" ISDT=0
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell Launch Manager

Program executable:lmlauncher.exe
Name:Launch Manager
Signed by:Acer Incorporated
Path:C:\Program Files\packard bell\packard bell launch manager\lmlauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • LMEvent.exe (by Acer Incorporate) - Launch Manager (LMEvent)
  • LMIdCardHelp.exe (by Acer Incorporate)
  • LMSvc.exe - LMSvc
  • LMToast.exe - LMToast
  • LMToastUI.exe
  • LMTray.exe - LMTray
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • AcrHttp.dll - AcrHttp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LMLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Launch Manager.
  • LMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Launch Manager Service' (LMSvc) "Launch Manager Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007030081%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00049278%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00021022%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,586
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:66 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:924 KB
Total CPU:0.0001211782%
Kernel CPU:0.00009757%
User CPU:0.00002361%
CPU cycles/sec:2,503
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
Memory:1.38 MB
Total CPU:0.0003442877%
Kernel CPU:0.00017214%
User CPU:0.00017214%
CPU cycles/sec:4,174

How do I remove Packard Bell Launch Manager?

You can uninstall Packard Bell Launch Manager 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 Packard Bell Launch Manager, 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 Packard Bell Launch Manager.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.92%
Windows 7 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.53%
Windows 10 Home 23.52%
Windows 8.1 Connected 11.55%
Windows 8 7.57%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.01%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.34% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 20.34%
  Germany 14.19%
  United Kingdom 12.05%
  United States 9.57%
  Sweden 7.01%
  Italy 4.70%
  Norway 4.10%
  Netherlands 3.76%
  Belgium 3.59%
  DK 3.25%
  Finland 2.74%
  Spain 2.74%
  Poland 1.45%
  Austria 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.92%
Hewlett-Packard 0.08%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TE6... 30.64%
Packard Bell Easynote LE6... 19.69%
Packard Bell Easynote TE6... 12.69%
Packard Bell Easynote ENT... 8.57%
Packard Bell Easynote ENT... 8.48%
Packard Bell Easynote ME6... 5.35%

About Packard Bell

Packard Bell is a computer manufacturer and a subsidiary of Acer. Packard Bell shares products with Gateway, both owned by Acer.
Publisher URL: www.packardbell.com


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