• User Choice program

    EPM-DM.EXE Information

    This is a valid program, but it is up to you whether or not you want it to run on startup.

    Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require f urther assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.

  • Name
    EPM-DM
  • Filename
    epm-dm.exe
  • Command
    %RootFolder%\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe
  • Description

    Bundled with many Acer and Acer owned laptops, this is the EPM Device Manager for their ePower Management utility through which users can choose preset power usage profile or customize one of their own.

    Note that the command and file path may appear as follows:

    %RootFolder%\acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\epm-dm.exe

  • File Location
    %RootFolder%\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe
  • Startup Type
    This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry.
  • HijackThis Category
    O4 Entry
  • Note
    %RootFolder% refers to the top level directory of a partition on your computer. For example C:\, D:\, and E:\ are all root folders of the C, D, and E partitions.
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