What is anbmServ.exe?

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 anbmServ.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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AnbmServ.exe file information

The process known as Service Program for Acer eManager or Service Program for Acer Notebook Manager belongs to software Acer eManager for Notebook or Acer Empowering Manager by OSA Technologies (

Description: AnbmServ.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AnbmServ.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,287,168 bytes (67% of all occurrences), 1,273,344 bytes or 1,437,696 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The anbmServ.exe file is not a Windows system file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. AnbmServ.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:
  1) safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Acer eManager for Notebook or Acer eManager (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) contact Customer Service
  3) look for a new, improved version.

Recommended: Identify anbmServ.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as anbmServ.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the anbmServ.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.


User Comments

anbmServ.exe is a process which is bundled with Acer notebooks and adds additional diagnostics and power management features to this range of hardware.
i think too, thats an acer tool - i see it on my tm8100
  Peter Coenen  

  Robert   (further information)
As DNS-Server put it anbmserv.exe is a process that comes with all acer notebooks, and it is power management related. It is a part of the Acer E-recovery suite.
  Nick   (further information)
This process consistently bogs my computer by using up to 100% of the available CPU power. When I stop the service through task manager, there are never any negative side effects.
Acer process. For boot start and keeping the fan going on Acer systems

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of anbmServ.exe: based on 11 votes with 7 user comments. 9 users think anbmServ.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving anbmServ issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with anbmServ. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the anbmServ.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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