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VersionsAdditional versions

7.1.3001.0 2.35%
7.0.8100.0 1.18%
7.0.3013.0 4.71%
7.0.3012.0 3.53%
7.0.3011.0 3.53%
7.0.3007.0 3.53%
7.0.3006.0 14.12%
7.0.3003.0 3.53%
6, 1, 3000, 0 1.18%
6, 0, 3010, 0 5.88%
6, 0, 3008, 0 3.53%
6, 0, 3008, 0 7.06%
6, 0, 3007, 0 2.35%
6, 0, 3007, 0 2.35%
6, 0, 3006, 0 5.88%
6, 0, 3004, 0 2.35%
6, 0, 3000, 0 1.18%
5, 0, 3009, 0 1.18%
5, 0, 3009, 0 2.35%
5, 0, 3005, 0 8.24%
5, 0, 3003, 0 1.18%
5, 0, 3002, 0 4.71%
4, 5, 3004, 0 10.59%
4, 5, 3004, 0 2.35%
4, 5, 3002, 0 1.18%


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LoadLibraryW, GetLastError, CreateMutexW, GetProcAddress, LCMapStringW, LCMapStringA, GetStringTypeW, GetStringTypeA, WideCharToMultiByte, GetLocaleInfoA, HeapSize, RtlUnwind, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, GetVersionExA, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, GetStartupInfoW, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, GetModuleHandleA, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, GetModuleFileNameW, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, MultiByteToWideChar, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineA, GetCommandLineW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, DeleteCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, SetLastError, GetCurrentThreadId, InterlockedDecrement, HeapDestroy, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LoadLibraryA, InitializeCriticalSection, Sleep, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, VirtualAlloc, GetModuleHandleW, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount
DestroyWindow, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageW, LoadCursorW, LoadAcceleratorsW, EndDialog, GetMessageW, DefWindowProcW, BeginPaint, TranslateAcceleratorW, PostQuitMessage, RegisterClassExW, LoadIconW, CreateWindowExW, DialogBoxParamW, EndPaint, LoadStringW


Power Management by Acer Incorporated (Signed)

Remove ePowerEvent.exe
Version:   7.0.3011.0
MD5:   10eb5bff110b442babef074ea5845fc7
SHA1:   d21b00bf4679e0cb6cd9e822353ad59c93d9fb88
SHA256:   1cd0cfa4e724d62a7238774cbeca74e89dd8b7024f9364b55c9c6f9d0741b96a

What is ePowerEvent.exe?

ePowerEvent is part of Acer's Power Management software, known as Acer ePower. The program allows you to choose an active profile and base working options. Acer ePower can adjust the brightness of the monitor and productivity of the prosessor, the time of blanking of the monitor and turning the computer to the sleeping mode.

About ePowerEvent.exe (from Acer Incorporated)

Acer ePower Management is a tool that provides you with an easy, reliable and safe means of selecting a power scheme that balances your needs for extended battery life and processing power.


epowerevent.exe executes as a process under the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the system and the administrator accounts have the same file privileges) typically within the context of its parent epowersvc.exe (Power Management by Acer Incorporated). It is installed with a couple of know programs including Acer Power Management published by Acer Incorporated, Gateway Power Management from Gateway Incorporated and Gateway Power Management by Gateway Incorporated.


File name:epowerevent.exe
Publisher:Acer Incorporated
Product name:Power Management
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\acer\acer epower management\epowerevent.exe
File version:7.0.3011.0
Size:378.14 KB (387,216 bytes)
Build date:10/22/2012 10:36 PM
Issued to:Acer Incorporated
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Expiration date:Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
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The following programs will install this file
Acer Incorporated
12% remove
Acer Power Management is pre-installed with various Acer laptops and is designed to maximize your PC's power utilization and performance.
Gateway Incorporated
4% remove
OnNow is a new standard for PC's Power Management. Your PC can select between On, Standby, Sleep and Hibernation Mode if there is no activity. If you have a laptop, these chioces will help you conserve battery. Click Start - Settings - Control Panel. Double-click the Power management Icon. Select laptop from the list of Power Schemes. You can setup the Standby time to your convenience using the Standby Time list. You should select betwe...
Packard Bell
9% remove
The Packard Bell Power Management program is included by default with most new Packard Bell computers.

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.01039400%
Kernel CPU:0.00777884%
User CPU:0.00261517%
Kernel CPU time:25,330 ms/min
CPU cycles:3,724,578/sec
Context switches:50/sec
Private memory:1.6 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.43 MB
Private (minimum):5.26 MB
Non-paged memory:1.6 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:89.34 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):92.84 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:5.27 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):5.44 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,526/min
I/O read transfer:407 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
I/O other transfer:16 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:6/sec
Resource allocations
GUI GDI count:37
GUI GDI peak:37
GUI USER count:11
GUI USER peak:11

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\acer\acer power management\epowerevent.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\gateway\gateway power management\epowerevent.exe"
Parent process:epowersvc.exe (Power Management by Acer Incorporated)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.88%
Windows 8 24.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.06%
Windows 7 Starter 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 4.71%
Windows 8.1 4.71%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.35%
Windows 7 Professional 1.18%
Windows 8 Pro 1.18%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 42.35% of Power Management.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 98.44%
Hewlett-Packard 1.56%
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