What does the ePowerSvc.exe file do?
The ePowerSvc.exe process is also known as ePowerSvc or, as the case may be, WMIServi Application and is a part of Acer ePower Management or, as the case may be, Gateway Power Management. This software is produced by Acer (www.acer.com). An obsolete or defective version of ePowerSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ePowerSvc has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ePowerSvc has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ePowerSvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ePowerSvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ePowerSvc.exe ePowerSvc
ePowerSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ePowerSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 872,552 bytes (18% of all these files), 844,320 bytes as well as 21 other variants.
It is the ePowerSvc service: ePower Service.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. EPowerSvc.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ePowerSvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about ePowerSvc?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted ePowerSvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Acer ePower Management or Gateway Power Management
To remove ePowerSvc from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Acer ePower Management or Gateway Power Management in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ePowerSvc.exe (ePowerSvc) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ePowerSvc. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ePowerSvc or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ePowerSvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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