What does the ppped.exe file do?
The ppped.exe process is also known as PowerPanel Personal Edition Service or, as the case may be, CyberPower PowerPanel Personal Edition (Version 1.2.2) and is a part of CyberPower PowerPanel Personal Edition. This software is produced by Cyber Power Systems (www.cyberpowersystems.com) or, as the case may be, UPS Manufacturer. An obsolete or defective version of ppped.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PowerPanel Personal Edition service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PowerPanel Personal Edition service 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)
- ppped.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ppped.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ppped.exe PowerPanel Personal Edition service
ppped.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ppped.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 512,000 bytes (37% of all these files), 479,232 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel There is no internal description of the file. Ppped.exe is capable of hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 39% 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 ppped.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 ppped?
|Its a program for geeksquad, runs on toolbar for battery infomation |
|It is an error message that keeps popping up. |
|Monitors Nexxtech/CyberPower UPS (further information...) |
|As Chenard said itís a program from GeekSquad. If it gives you a problem just uninstall the GeekSquad power management software and install a program that works. http://www.cyberpowersystems.com/software/PPPE_V_1.2.3_Setup.exe. I got this from Cyber Power systems. Itís an identical program to the one that came with your UPS, except that it functions properly. |
|This file/process caused sound slowdown and stutter due to it tasking the CPU at regular invervals. XP - hp pavilion |
|PowerPanel Personal Edition - Cyberpower shutdown manager |
|Worked on the previous computer - runs in the background of the new XP computer but the program is not actually working |
|It is part of the software (Power Panel Personal Edition) controlling my CyberPower Uninterruptible Power Supply (further information...) |
Summary: 3 users judge ppped.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall CyberPower PowerPanel Personal Edition
To remove PowerPanel Personal Edition service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for CyberPower PowerPanel Personal Edition in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ppped.exe (PowerPanel Personal Edition service) 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 PowerPanel Personal Edition service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PowerPanel Personal Edition service 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 ppped.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.