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Should I remove Alienware Product Registration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,313
United States Rank #9,893
Reach 0.0182%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.16.1 57.25%
1.1.6 3.53%
1.1.3 33.33%
1.0.6 5.88%

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Alienware Product Registration

What is Alienware Product Registration?

Alienware Product Registration is a program that is pre-installed with Alienware laptops. If the laptop has not yet been registered with Alienware it will periodically popup and prompt the user to register. It runs as a scheduled task or service (depending on the version).

Overview

The most common release is 1.16.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named prodreg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 4.01 MB (4,204,403 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\System Registration\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2A0F2CC5-3065-492C-8380-B03AA7106B1A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Alienware Product Registration

Program executable:prodreg.exe
Name:PowerReg
System Registration
Signed by:Dell Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\System Registration\prodreg.exe
MD5:ad7e2fadd8babefc7d799f92c6cfb9bb

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • prodreg.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Dell Product Registration (My Laptop)' (Next runs on 3/4/2016 at 12:58 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • prodreg.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Dell System Registration.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • prodreg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell Registration' which loads as C:\Program Files\System Registration\prodreg.exe /boot.

How do I remove Alienware Product Registration?

Quickly and completely remove Alienware Product Registration from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Alienware Product Registration from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Alienware Product Registration, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Alienware Product Registration.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 62%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 61.96%
Windows 7 38.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.86%
Windows 8.1 36.86%
Windows 8 14.90%
Windows 10 Home 4.71%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.75%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.06%
  Canada 4.23%
  Australia 3.66%
  France 2.82%
  Mexico 1.97%
  Germany 1.97%
  Malaysia 1.41%
  Singapore 0.85%
  Saudi Arabia 0.85%
  Brazil 0.56%
  Norway 0.56%
  Czech Republic 0.56%
  Hong Kong 0.28%
  TT 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 94.47%
Dell 5.53%
Common models
Alienware Alienware 14 28.06%
Alienware M14xR2 11.86%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 10.67%
Alienware Alienware 17 9.49%
Alienware Alienware X51 8.70%
Alienware M17xR4 5.93%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com

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