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Is eDSloader.exe safe?

EDSloader.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if eDSloader.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

EDSloader.exe file information

The process known as eDataSecurity System Loader( Load and prepare enviroment ) or Acer eDataSecurity Management Loader belongs to software Acer eDataSecurity Management or Acer Empowering Technology by HiTRUST (hitrustalliance.net) or Egis (www.egis-group.com).

Description: EDSloader.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. eDSloader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 69,632 bytes (74% of all occurrences), 345,088 bytes and 17 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/edsloader.exe.html 
It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The process has no file description. EDSloader.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall Data Security Management, update it, or get help from the software vendor. Click on us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers to update it, click on support.acer.com/us/en/default.aspx for support, or click on Data Security Management in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs category) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify eDSloader.exe related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name eDSloader.exe, for example Virus:Win32/Virut.BM or TrojanDownloader:Win32/Unruy.C (detected by Microsoft), and PE_VIRUX.J or TROJ_UNRUY.SMS (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the eDSloader.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

My laptop refuses to delete this file claiming I dont have permission...I am the administrator. I feel this file is whats causing my laptop to blue screen everytime I plug in my ethernet or attempt to remove the file.
It's useless and making my msn crash everytime
conflict with ad-aware 2008
I had some viruses and my antivirus said to delete this program. So i did and now my comp says it can not start some program. But i havent noticed any changes in the "behaviour" of my comp yet.
part of Acer ; stay away from NORTON as it always causes problems
  PROBLEM FIXER   (further information)
I traing to make my lapt xp run more faster and fouded on the msconfig
  richard woton  
edsloader.exe is a Launcher from Acer belonging to Data Security Management. This is a program which allows you to encrypt files on your computer.
Acer data security
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of eDSloader.exe: based on 19 votes with 9 reviews.
8 users think eDSloader.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 6 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks eDSloader.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 7 users don't grade eDSloader.exe ("not sure about it").

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