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1% remove it99% keep it
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12.04.58 25.00%
12.04.57 50.00%
12.04.41 25.00%

PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent


PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent is a program developed by Tripp Lite. The most used version is 12.04.57, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 6.34 MB (6,652,013 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TrippLite.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TrippLite\PowerAlert\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{88E7FC62-7948-4262-93E2-1D0B1E992C84}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent

  • pal.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Local Software Engine (PAL engine)
  • pasda.exe - Tripp Lite PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Engine (PASDA Engine)
  • sdagent.exe - TrippLite PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Console (PowerAlert Shutdown Agent Console)
  • palaunch.exe - PowerAlert Console Launcher
  • 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
  • pasda.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 Shutdown Agent?

You can uninstall PowerAlert Network Shutdown Agent 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 Shutdown Agent, 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 Shutdown Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 8 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 25.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 25.00%
Acer Aspire M3910 25.00%


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