What does the upssrv.exe file do?
The upssrv.exe process is also known as UPS Service and is a part of Power Panel ( Plus ). This software is produced by Cyber Power System (www.cyberpowersystems.com). An obsolete or defective version of upssrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- UPS service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- UPS 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)
- upssrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module upssrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about upssrv.exe UPS service
upssrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file upssrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 331,776 bytes (50% of all these files), 270,336 bytes or, as the case may be, 348,160 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. Upssrv.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Upssrv.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 upssrv.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 upssrv?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Power Panel
To remove UPS 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 Power Panel in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if upssrv.exe (UPS 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 UPS service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for UPS 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 upssrv.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.