What is Acer ePower Management.exe?

The genuine Acer ePower Management.exe file is a software component of Acer Empowering Technology by Acer.
Acer ePower Management.exe is an executable file that belongs to Acer Empowering Technology, a set of utility programs designed for managing networks, power and security features for Acer laptops and PCs. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. The Acer Empowering Technology is a suite of utility programs that accompany Acer computers. The suite includes the Acer eNet management to configure networks, Acer ePower management to configure mobile power options, and Acer eData security management. Other programs include eRecovery Management, Acer Launch Manager, as well as others utilities to manage passwords, file encryption, memory optimization, and network connections. Acer was founded in 1976 by Stan Shih, Carolyn Yeh and five others as Multitech in 1976. It is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics giant that produces laptops, desktops, smart phones, displays, storage devices and peripherals. Acer was the fourth largest global vendor of personal computers in 2013 and generates an annual revenue of more than $16 billion. The company is headquartered in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Acer ePower Management.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Acer ePower Management.exe file information

The process known as Acer ePower Management belongs to software Acer ePower Management by Acer Value Labs, Taiwan (

Description: Acer ePower Management.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Acer ePower Management.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,080,704 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 3,084,800 bytes or 3,080,192 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The Acer ePower Management.exe file is not a Windows core file. Acer ePower Management.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with Acer ePower Management.exe, you can also remove the entire program Acer ePower Management using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Acer ePower Management.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Acer ePower Management.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Summary: Average user rating of Acer ePower Management.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks Acer ePower Management.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving Acer ePower Management issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Acer ePower Management. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Acer ePower Management.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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