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Dell Command | Configure


Dell Command | Configure is a program developed by Dell. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 138 files and is usually about 59.76 MB (62,666,770 bytes). DellCommandUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Dell Command | Configure come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DF3680A9-B4C6-48D1-ACEF-0FF004446314}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Command | Configure

  • DBRM.exe (by Dell Inc) - Dell Backup and Recovery Manager
  • DBRM.resources.dll (by Dell Inc)
  • RestoreSystem.exe - Restore your system software to a saved system image.
  • DsiaSrv32.exe - Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent
  • BacklightSettings.exe - Dell Feature Enhancement Pack (Dell Keyboard Backlighting)
  • BatteryInformation.exe - Dell Battery Information
  • ConfigMod.exe - Configuration Module
  • DellFrameworkLibrary.dll - Dell.FeatureEnhancementPack.Common.Framework
  • DellKeyboardCpl.dll - DellKeyboardCpl
  • DellKeyboardExt.dll - DellKeyboardExt
  • DellKeyboardSys.dll - DellKeyboardSys
  • DellPowerCpl.dll - DellPowerCpl
  • DellPowerExt.dll - DellPowerExt
  • DellPowerPlanConfig.dll - DellPowerPlanConfig
  • DellPowerSys.dll - DellPowerSys
  • DellPPlan.dll - Resources used by Dell Feature Enhancement Pack to support power plan extensions
  • DellSmartSettingsExt.dll - DellSmartSettingsExt
  • DellSmartSettingsSys.dll - DellSmartSettingsSys
  • DFEPApplication.exe
  • dchapi32.dll - Dell(R) Hardware Abstraction (Dell HAPI Library)
  • dchapi64.dll
  • dchbas32.dll - HAPI Base Library
  • dchbas64.dll
  • dchcfg32.exe - HAPI Config Utility
  • dchcfg64.exe
  • dchcfl32.dll - Dell Systems Management Hardware Config Library
  • dchcfl64.dll
  • dchesm32.dll - HAPI ESM Library
  • dchipm32.dll - HAPI IPMI Library
  • dchipm64.dll
  • dchtst32.exe - HAPI Test Utility
  • dchtst64.exe
  • dchtvm32.dll - HAPI TVM Library
  • dciwds32.exe - Dell HAPI WDM Driver Service Controller
  • dcmdev32.exe - WDM Driver Manager
  • dcmdev64.exe
  • dcwipm32.dll - Dell WMI-IPMI Session Library
  • hapint.exe - Hapi Installer
  • omsacntl.exe - OMSA Service Controller
  • WebServiceInfrastructure.dll - WebServiceInfrastructure
  • ControlLibrary.dll - Dell Repository Manager (ControlLibrary)
  • Dell.DRM.UI.Core.dll - DRMUICore
  • DellSearchFilters.dll - DellSearchFilters
  • DellSecurityManager.dll - DellSecurityManager
  • DellWpfControls.dll - DellWpfControls
  • DownloadManager.dll - DownloadManager
  • DriverExtraction.dll - DriverExtraction
  • DriverInstallPack.dll - DriverInstallPack
  • DRMFindNewUpdatesTaskUtility.exe - DRMFindNewUpdatesTaskUtility
  • FileSecurityWarning.dll - FileSecurityWarning
  • Interfaces.dll - Interfaces
  • InvCollectors.dll - InvCollectors
  • InvConvertors.dll - InvConvertors
  • JobManager.dll - JobManager
  • LinuxDownloadManager.dll - LinuxDownloadManager
  • LinuxIsoController.dll - LinuxIsoCreation
  • cctkgui.exe - Dell Command Configure
  • cctkgui.resources.dll
  • controllibrary.resources.dll - Control Library
  • DiagnosticDataProvider.dll - DiagnosticDataProvider
  • Clarity.dll - Dell Command | Update (Dell Clarity Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DellCommandUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Command Update' (runs monthly on Saturdays at 3:01 AM).
  • SupportAssist.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Dell SupportAssistAgent AutoUpdate' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 4:04 PM).
2 Services
  • SupportAssistAgent.exe runs as a service named 'Dell SupportAssist Agent' (SupportAssistAgent) "Dell SupportAssist Agent actively monitors the system and allows for remediation when an issue arise.".
  • DsiaSrv32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM CM Inventory Agent' (dsiasrv) "This service runs the Dell OpenManage Inventory Collector at boot time.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DFEPApplication.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DFEPApplication' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dell\Feature Enhancement Pack\DFEPApplication.exe.

How do I remove Dell Command | Configure?

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Or, you can uninstall Dell Command | Configure 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 Dell Command | Configure, 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 Dell Command | Configure.

Win 8 72%
Win 7 (SP1) 28%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 72.22%
Windows 7 27.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 44.44%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 10 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%
Windows 8.1 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.97%
  Germany 6.90%
  France 3.45%
  Kuwait 3.45%
  Sri Lanka 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  NP 3.45%
  Poland 3.45%
  UA 3.45%

About Dell

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


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