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How to install PCPE application ?

Published date: 10 December 2019

Your APC UPS should come with a version of PowerChute included, although by the time you purchase it, you might want to check to see if there is an update. Ours came with version 2.1.1 and after we registered our UPS, we found Version 3 on their site.

If you have an older version already installed on your machine, you’ll need to manually uninstall it, if you want to make sure it’s a clean uninstall you might want to use Revo Uninstaller Pro or the free version.


Make sure your data cable is plugged in before installing the software, otherwise you’ll get the following message.


Installation is quick and easy following the wizard and accepting the defaults.


A couple of the options you might want to select is software update notifications, and sending power quality info for your location. You can change these settings later after it’s installed too.


When the installer finishes for 2.1 or 3.0 you’ll have the opportunity to register your UPS right away. It opens your default browser to the APC site.


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