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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,163
United States Rank #31,212
Reach 0.0495%


4.05.3003 0.10%
4.05.3002 46.97%
4.00.3010 1.33%
4.00.3008 5.54%
4.00.3006 6.87%
4.00.3005 13.33%
3.1.3010 0.41%
3.1.3009 0.31%
3.1.3005 15.59%
3.1.3004 5.64%
3.1.3003 3.90%

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Packard Bell Recovery Management

What is Packard Bell Recovery Management?

The Packard Bell Recovery Management software allows you with an easy way to back up or restore the Operating system on your computer.

About  (from Acer)

The Packard Bell Recovery Management software overview gives you the options to create a set of Packard Bell Recovery Media or to create a backup disc with the drivers and applications that shipped with the computer. Creates a disc of the drivers and applications that shipped with the computer. It gives you the options...  Read more


Packard Bell Recovery Management is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is 4.05.3002, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named eRecoveryMain.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 13.05 MB (13,688,678 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 22% of users of Packard Bell Recovery Management come from France, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Help link: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell Recovery Management\eRecovery
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7F811A54-5A09-4579-90E1-C93498E230D9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell Recovery Management

Program executable:eRecoveryMain.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell Recovery Management\eRecovery\eRecoveryMain.exe
Additional files:
  • eRecoveryMain.exe - Acer eRecovery Management eRecoveryKernel (Acer eRecovery Management Kernel)
  • eRecoveryUI.exe - Acer eRecovery Management eRecoveryUI V3 (Acer eRecovery Management UI)
  • eRecovery.ServicePlugin.dll - Recovery Management ServicePlugin (Acer eRecovery Management ServicePlugin)
  • eRecovery.RemoteServer.dll - Recovery Management RemoteServer (Acer eRecovery Management RemoteServer)
  • eRecovery.RemoteServerInterface.dll - Recovery.Model.ComputerInterface (Acer eRecovery Management RemoteServerInterface)
  • eRecoveryMenuPlugin.dll - Recovery Management MenuPlugin (Acer eRecovery Management MenuPlugin)
  • ETF_Installer.exe - Acer Empowering Technology (Setup.exe)
  • CloseHandleW.exe - CloseHandle Application (Close CDRom Handle)
  • eRecoveryRemindBurnFD.exe - RecoveryRemindBurnFD (eRecoveryRemindBurnFD)
  • catply.exe - CancelAutoplay (CancelAutoplay.exe)
  • HidChk.exe - HidChk (Recovery Management Hidden Partition Checker)

How do I remove Packard Bell Recovery Management?

You can uninstall Packard Bell Recovery Management 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 Recovery Management, 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 Recovery Management.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 46.97%
Windows 7 46.15%
Windows 10 4.82%
Windows XP 2.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.35%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.46%
Windows 10 Home 3.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.54% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 21.54%
  United Kingdom 20.21%
  Germany 14.97%
  Italy 9.23%
  Sweden 6.36%
  Netherlands 5.95%
  Spain 5.44%
  Belgium 4.51%
  United States 4.21%
  Norway 1.44%
  DK 0.92%
  Ireland 0.82%
  South Africa 0.51%
  Portugal 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 77.70%
Packard Bell 22.30%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3720 15.03%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 9.48%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 8.50%
PACKARD BELL BV EasyNote ... 7.19%
Packard Bell ixtreme M372... 6.54%
Packard Bell EasyNote LJ... 5.34%

About Acer

Acer is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation whose products include desktop and laptop computer PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.acer.com


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