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Should I remove PowerAlert Network Management Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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12.04.58 9.09%
12.04.056 72.73%
12.04.41 18.18%

PowerAlert Network Management Software


PowerAlert Network Management Software is a software program developed by Tripp Lite. The most common release is 12.04.056, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 36.86 MB (38,650,832 bytes). The installed file massupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 78% of users of PowerAlert Network Management Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TrippLite.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TrippLite\PowerAlert\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B726A722-2A35-4F6F-BD23-558468752092}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerAlert Network Management Software

  • panms.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Network Management Software Engine (PANMS engine)
  • pal.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Local Software Engine (PAL engine)
  • palaunch.exe - PowerAlert Console Launcher
  • massupdate.exe - PowerAlert Mass Updater
  • pamsg.dll
  • padown.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • palaunch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD8E26B4-C689-46BC-9918-F18C3FD7F6D3}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • panms.exe runs as a service named 'PowerAlert Agent' (PowerAlert Agent) "PowerAlert Agent".
  • pal.exe runs as a service named 'PowerAlert Agent' (PowerAlert Agent) "PowerAlert Agent".

How do I remove PowerAlert Network Management Software?

You can uninstall PowerAlert Network Management Software 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 PowerAlert Network Management Software, 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 PowerAlert Network Management Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.09%
Windows 10 31.82%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.18%
Windows 10 Pro 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.13%
  Mexico 9.38%
  South Africa 3.13%
  Romania 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 26.67%
Dell 13.33%
Acer 6.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.11%
= ECS = M925 5.56%
LENOVO 688569G 5.56%
LENOVO 42763MU 5.56%
LENOVO 20B20011US 5.56%
LENOVO 10AHS2AX00 5.56%


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