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Should I remove PowerChute Business Edition Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,427
United States Rank #28,665
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VersionDistribution 44.29% 1.43% 30.00% 24.29%

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PowerChute Business Edition Server

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PowerChute Business Edition Server is a program developed by American Power Conversion. The most used version is, 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 40.17 MB (42,120,042 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of PowerChute Business Edition Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\APC\POWERC~1
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A6491A4A-AAA0-4892-BFEF-ECD6CECE2FF3}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 AnyText -removeonly
Estimated size: 40.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerChute Business Edition Server

  • libapc32.dll (by APC) - APC modified Open SSL v0.9.6m
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • Notifier.exe
  • pbeserver.exe (by APC) - PowerChute Business Edition Server
  • sslapc32.dll
  • upslist.exe - PowerChute Business Edition Device List
  • wizard.exe - APC PowerChute Business Edition Wizard

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • pbeserver.exe runs as a service named 'APC PBE Server' (APCPBEServer) "PowerChute Business Edition Server".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pbeserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\APC\PowerChute Business Edition\server\pbeserver.exe'.

How do I remove PowerChute Business Edition Server?

Quickly and completely remove PowerChute Business Edition Server from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerChute Business Edition Server 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PowerChute Business Edition Server, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PowerChute Business Edition Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 24.29%
Windows XP 11.43%
Windows Vista 4.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.43%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Australia 4.40%
  Germany 4.40%
  RS 2.20%
  Russia 2.20%
  Mexico 2.20%
  Canada 2.20%
  Poland 2.20%
  Hong Kong 1.10%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Brazil 1.10%
  Taiwan 1.10%
  BY 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.95%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Intel 7.14%
Acer 7.14%
Samsung 2.38%
American Megatrends 2.38%
Sony 2.38%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 8.00%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 4.00%
Intel Corporation S3420GP 4.00%
Sony VGN-TZ16GN_B 2.00%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 2.00%
Samsung SR70S/SR71S 2.00%


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