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Should I remove PlatformPowerManagement?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,804
United States Rank #15,215
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.21 days
124.12 days >
Average installed length: 65.22 days


1.19.0226.1 0.50%
1.18.0910.1 1.50%
1.17.1201.1 0.50%
1.17.0628.1 0.50%
1.17.0616.1 2.50%
1.16.0331 57.00%
1.15.0707 37.50%

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PlatformPowerManagement is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. The most common release is 1.16.0331, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named PlatformPowerMgmt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 4.63 MB (4,859,305 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of PlatformPowerManagement come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\PlatformPowerManagement\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7A6EB543-522C-4784-9DB5-4FC87522EBDF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PlatformPowerManagement

Program executable:PlatformPowerMgmt.exe
Name:Platform Power Management
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\PlatformPowerManagement\PlatformPowerMgmt.exe
Additional files:
  • MahApps.Metro.dll - MahApps.Metro 1.0.1-ALPHA (MahApps.Metro)
  • PlatformPowerMgmt.exe (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - Platform Power Management
  • Gigabyte.ComputerSystemHardware.dll (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - EasyTune (Gigabyte.ComputerSystemHardware)
  • Gigabyte.dll - Gigabyte
  • Gigabyte.EasyTune.Common.dll - Gigabyte.EasyTune.Common
  • Gigabyte.NativeFunctions.dll - Gigabyte.NativeFunctions
  • Gigabyte.Resources.dll - Gigabyte.Resources

How do I remove PlatformPowerManagement?

You can uninstall PlatformPowerManagement 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 PlatformPowerManagement, 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 PlatformPowerManagement.

Win 10 95%
Win 7 (SP1) 6%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 94.50%
Windows 7 5.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 60.50%
Windows 10 Home 23.50%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.50%
Windows 10 Education 2.00%
Windows 7 Professional 2.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.37%
  United Kingdom 7.33%
  Germany 4.03%
  Italy 3.66%
  France 2.93%
  Singapore 2.56%
  Canada 2.20%
  Australia 1.47%
  Spain 1.47%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Czech Republic 0.73%
  Hungary 0.73%
  Malaysia 0.73%
  Sweden 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
Gigabyte Z170-Gaming K3 6.02%
Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI 5.26%
Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 3 4.51%
Gigabyte Z270X-Ultra Gami... 4.51%
Gigabyte Z270X-Gaming K5 3.76%
Gigabyte Z270X-Gaming 7 3.76%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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