What is BatteryLife.exe?

The genuine BatteryLife.exe file is a software component of Power4Gear by ASUS.
ASUS Power4Gear is a power management software developed by ASUS. BatteryLife.exe launches the Power4Gear program. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. ASUS Power4Gear is a software program that is designed for the Windows platform. The program comes preinstalled on certain laptops manufactured by ASUS. Power4Gear is a power management tool that lets users optimize the use of the system and maximize battery life on their ASUS computer. On Windows 8 and onwards, the Operation System automatically optimizes the system hence the configuration options for Power4Gear are minimized to 'Performance' and 'Battery Saving' modes. ASUS is a Chinese personal computer vendor that manufactures everything from desktops and laptops to mobile phones, monitors, optical storage devices, and graphics cards. In 2013, it was the world's fifth largest computer seller, in terms of sales. The company began launching graphics cards in 2005 with their initial PhysX accelerator card. ASUS was founded in Taipei in 1989 by T.H. Tung, Ted Hsu, Wayne Hsieh and M.T. Liao, all previously employed by Acer. The company is currently headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

BatteryLife stands for Power4Gear Battery Life

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 BatteryLife.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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BatteryLife.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with BatteryLife
BatteryLife.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Power4Gear Hybrid or Power4Gear eXtreme belongs to software ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid or Power4Gear Hybrid or Power4Gear eXtreme by ASUS ( or ATK (

Description: BatteryLife.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BatteryLife.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 986,544 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 135,168 bytes and 24 more variants. 
It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The BatteryLife.exe file is a Verisign signed file. BatteryLife.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with BatteryLife.exe, you can uninstall the software ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid or Power4Gear eXtreme using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

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

It's Power 4 Gear Utility That Help Latop/Desktop To Manage Battery Consumption
Helps to get optimal perfomance in various use
Dieses Tool verdoppelt die Lebensdauer meines Laptopakkus, zu Gl├╝ck gibt es die!
ASUS laptop power-saver utility
mine has a handle leak on windows 10, has 16 million handles at the momonet after 3 days uptime

Summary: Average user rating of BatteryLife.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments. 3 users think BatteryLife.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving BatteryLife issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BatteryLife. 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 BatteryLife.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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