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Should I remove Dell Data Protection | Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,396
United States Rank #1,624
Reach 0.3400%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.51 days
251.00 days >
Average installed length: 131.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.3.00003.072 8.40%
2.3.00003.071 1.37%
2.3.00002.041 0.78%
2.3.00002.040 0.18%
2.3.00001.021 12.01%
2.3.00001.020 1.10%
2.3.00000.157 0.14%
2.2.00003.009 14.75%
2.2.00003.008 2.28%
2.2.00001.001 8.68%
2.2.00001.000 1.51%
2.1.00001.002 19.18%
2.1.00001.001 5.66%
2.0.00001.001 4.38%
2.0.00001.000 2.10%
2.0.00000.154 7.53%
2.0.00000.085 9.95%

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Dell Data Protection | Access

What is Dell Data Protection | Access?  (from Dell)

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Overview

Dell Data Protection | Access is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 2.1.00001.002, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is DellAccess.exe. The software installer includes 142 files and is usually about 193.51 MB (202,907,338 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 67% of users of Dell Data Protection | Access come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A7D91856-258D-4C87-8041-B170851CE432}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 193.51 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Protection | Access

Program executable:DellAccess.exe
Name:DellAccess
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access\DellAccess.exe
MD5:de7fb99cc77b383ee04885a16dff5004
Additional files:
  • Interop.WaveArchiveInterface.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WaveArchiveInterfaceLib'.
  • Interop.TrustedPlatformManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TrustedPlatformManager'.
  • Interop.TrustedPlatformUtil.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TrustedPlatformUtilLib'.
  • Interop.SecureLoginSupport.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SecureLoginSupportLib'.
  • Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShockwaveFlashObjects'.
  • Interop.TdmUserCredentialsLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TdmUserCredentialsLib'.
  • Interop.PasswordVaultManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PasswordVaultManager'.
  • Interop.PBMCredentialManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PBMCredentialManager'.
  • Interop.WizardLauncherCOMLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WizardLauncherCOMLib'.
  • Interop.KeyTransferManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'KeyTransferManager'.
  • Interop.PrebootCVBackup.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PrebootCVBackupLib'.
  • Interop.CryptoManagerLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CryptoManagerLib'.
  • Interop.MigrationManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MigrationManager'.
  • Interop.ControlVaultLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ControlVaultLib'.
  • Interop.Admin.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WaveESCcommon'.
  • Interop.TdmServiceLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TdmServiceLib'.
  • Interop.Wave.CV.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WaveCVLib'.
  • Wave Wizard DiskEncryptionCryptoErase.dll - Wave Wizard DiskEncryptionCryptoErase
  • Wave Wizard TrustedPlatformModule.dll (by Wave Systems) - Wave Wizard TrustedPlatformModule
  • WaveWizardCredentialRestore.dll (by Wave Systems) - Wave Wizard Credential Restore
  • WaveWizardCredentialBackup.dll - Wave Wizard Credential Backup
  • WaveLibraryEnrollment.dll - WaveLibrary Enrollment 2010
  • WaveWizardClearAllCVData.dll - Wave Wizard ClearAllCVData
  • WaveWizardDiskEncryption.dll - Wave Wizard DiskEncryption
  • WaveWizardDiskEncryptionAddUser.dll
  • WaveWizardDiskEncryptionChangePswd.dll
  • WaveLibraryTrustedDrive.dll - WaveLibrary Trusted Drive
  • WaveWizardClearCVUser.dll - Wave Wizard ClearCVUser
  • WaveLibraryFlashPlayer.dll - WaveLibraryFlashPlayer
  • TdmUtilC.dll - Trusted Drive Manager (Tdm C Utilities DLL)
  • ArchiverLibrary.dll - Key Transfer Manager (Wave Key Archiver Library)
  • WaveLibraryWizard.dll - WaveLibraryWizard
  • DellLibraryGUI.dll - Dell Library GUI
  • DellAccessHelp.exe - DellAccessHelp
  • DellStrings.dll - Dell Strings (Dell Strings en-EN)
  • PrebootManager.dll - Boot Manager
  • WaveLibrary.dll - WaveLibrary
  • DellAccess.exe - DellAccess
  • AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • Wave.ESC.Policy.dll - PolicyDll
  • Wave.TCG.ClientServices2.dll - Wave TCG Client Services

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DellAccess.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BAE3DCCC-8A16-4434-954E-9B26296D6A65}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Dell Data Protection | Access?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Data Protection | Access from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell Data Protection | Access 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 Data Protection | Access, 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 Data Protection | Access.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 93%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,396

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.79%
Windows 8 5.48%
Windows XP 0.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 83.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.93%
Windows 8 Pro 2.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.57%
  France 5.07%
  United Kingdom 2.79%
  Germany 1.96%
  Canada 1.69%
  Brazil 1.36%
  India 1.36%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Israel 1.23%
  Japan 1.13%
  Italy 1.13%
  Netherlands 1.03%
  Australia 0.83%
  Sweden 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.27%
Intel 0.41%
Hewlett-Packard 0.14%
Lenovo 0.09%
Acer 0.05%
Toshiba 0.05%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 7.99%
Dell OptiPlex 790 7.39%
Dell Latitude E6520 6.38%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 5.78%
Dell OptiPlex 990 5.42%
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 5.32%

About Dell

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

comments3 comments

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Will35259 months ago
It has become an annoying feature that I will not use.
user comment
philbertunutover a year ago
DDP|A will not allow you to install full disk encryption over it. If you use an ePO like McAfee EEPC you will need to remove this before installation is successful
user comment
mike2400over a year ago
For whatever reason Dell Data Protection is breaking windows installer. Here is a quick and dirty way to remove the Windows installer error if you can't get the program to uninstall cleanly.