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Should I remove Packard Bell Recovery Management?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,291
United States Rank #7,554
Reach 0.5323%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.18 days
270.74 days >
Average installed length: 142.25 days


6.00.8111 0.11%
6.00.8109 0.43%
6.00.8108 1.33%
6.00.8107 0.47%
6.00.8106 2.09%
6.00.8100 7.38%
6.00.3016 8.22%
6.00.3015 1.71%
6.00.3012 1.06%
6.00.3011 7.72%
6.00.3007 0.53%
6.00.3006 1.56%
5.00.3508 1.67%
5.00.3507 3.06%
5.00.3504 5.59%
5.00.3502 6.01%
5.00.3004 0.64%
5.00.3002 5.15%
5.00.3001 0.05%
4.05.3500 1.21%
4.05.3016 0.85%
4.05.3015 0.77%
4.05.3013 12.64%
4.05.3011 4.29%
4.05.3007 8.98%
4.05.3006 1.99%
4.05.3005 11.06%
4.05.3003 3.45%

Packard Bell Recovery Management

What is Packard Bell Recovery Management?

The Packard Bell Recovery Management program is included by default with most new Packard Bell computers. The Packard Bell Recovery Program can restore your computer to the same state as when you purchased it, while giving you an option to retain all settings and personal data for later retrieval.

About  (from Packard Bell)

Using Packard Bell Recovery Management to reinstall Drivers and Software in Windows Vista and 7. When a program does not work properly or you want to revert to the original driver version, you can use Packard Bell Recovery Management to reinstall the software and hardware device drivers pre-installed on your Packard Be...  Read more


The most used version is 4.05.3013, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is Recovery Management.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 13.27 MB (13,913,513 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.packardbell.com
Help link: www.packardbell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell Recovery Management
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7F811A54-5A09-4579-90E1-C93498E230D9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x40b -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.27 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Packard Bell Recovery Management

Program executable:Recovery Management.exe
Name:Recovery Management
Signed by:Acer Incorporated
Path:C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Packard Bell Recovery Management\Recovery Management.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.BCDConstants.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'BCDConstants'.
  • Interop.IMAPI2FS.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IMAPI2FS'.
  • Interop.IMAPI2.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IMAPI2'.
  • ReadFile.dll - ReadFile Dynamic Link Library (ReadFile DLL)
  • CloseHandleW.exe (by Acer Incorparation) - CloseHandle Application (Close CDRom Handle)
  • ConfigTskSchler.exe - ConfigTs Application
  • Recovery Management.exe (by Acer) - Recovery Management
  • eRecoveryMain.exe - eRecoveryKernel
  • MSBurningEngine.dll - MSBurningEngine
  • PasswordCenter.dll - PasswordCenter
  • VerifyClass.dll (by Acer) - VerifyClass
  • RecoveryLib.dll - AcerLib
  • HidChk.exe - HidChk (Recovery Management Hidden Partition Checker)
  • Svc.Lib.dll - SvcLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Recovery Management.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3C969112-BF24-404B-A495-1A970E1C30A0}' (runs on registration).

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) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.09%
Windows 10 42.68%
Windows XP 0.22%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.37%
Windows 8.1 16.19%
Windows 10 Home 15.18%
Windows 8 5.99%
Windows 7 Starter 3.08%
Windows 8.1 Connected 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.55% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 19.55%
  Germany 17.63%
  United Kingdom 14.94%
  Italy 10.46%
  United States 5.58%
  Netherlands 4.84%
  Spain 4.34%
  Sweden 4.15%
  Belgium 3.37%
  Norway 2.14%
  DK 2.11%
  Finland 1.23%
  Russia 1.02%
  Switzerland 0.87%

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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