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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 #15,134
United States Rank #9,161
Reach 0.0210%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.05 days
148.99 days >
Average installed length: 78.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.8.1.2253 0.68%
8.8.0.2192 0.68%
8.7.1.2123 1.69%
8.7.0.2085 1.69%
8.6.1.2037 0.34%
8.5.0.1843 9.83%
8.4.1.1717 14.58%
8.4.0.1531 26.10%
8.3.2.1477 11.19%
8.3.1.1452 11.19%
8.3.0.1410 22.03%

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Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework

What is Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework?  (from Dell)

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Overview

Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 8.4.0.1531, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 120.73 MB (126,590,865 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 73% of users of Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Security Tools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{66C8CA72-6D54-4D00-81D5-707B15B202C4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 120.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework

  • Dell.SecurityManager.LocalConsole.exe - Dell.Client.SecurityManager.LocalConsole
  • Dell.SecurityManager.Common.dll - Dell Security Manager (Dell Security Manager Common Library)
  • Dell.SecurityManager.MgmtServer.exe - Dell Security Manager Management Server
  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe - Dell Security Tools (Dell Security Manager)
  • CredSEDProxy.dll
  • CredSEDUpgradeProxy.dll
  • AuthProxy.dll
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • ConnectionProvider.dll
  • CredCommon.dll
  • CredFormat.dll
  • CryptoProvider.dll
  • DBManager.dll
  • DellMgmtNP.dll
  • FVEProvider.dll
  • OPALProvider.dll
  • opensc_pkcs11.dll (by OpenSC Project) - OpenSC
  • DellSCHandler.dll
  • CredSEDProvider.dll
  • DCF.Agent.exe - Dell Client Framework (DCF.Agent)
  • DCF.Common.dll - DCF.Common
  • DCF.Interfaces.dll - DCF.Interfaces
  • DCF.Loader.exe
  • DCF.Resources.dll - DCF.Resources
  • DCF.UXLib.dll - DCF.UXLib
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.AdminConsole.exe - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework.AdminConsole
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Agent.exe (by CREDANT Technologies) - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework.Agent
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Agent.Plugins.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework.Agent.Plugins
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Console.exe - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework.Console
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.LocalServer.exe - Dell Client Framework Local Server
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Resources.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Resources
  • Dell.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.AssimilationManager.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.AssimilationManager
  • Dell.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.AuthProxy.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.AuthProxy
  • Dell.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.PBA.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.PBA
  • Dell.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.SED.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.SED
  • Dell.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.TPM.dll - Dell.Client.SecurityTools.Agent.Plugins.TPM
  • HotpApiProxy.dll - Dell Data Protection (HOTP API Proxy)
  • HotpProvider.dll
  • OTPEnrollmentProxy.dll - OTP Enrollment Support Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Services
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.LocalServer.exe runs as a service named 'DellMgmtServer' (DellMgmtServer) "DELL Security Framework Local Server".
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Agent.exe runs as a service named 'DellMgmtAgent' (DellMgmtAgent) "The Dell Management Agent Service is a service that provides control and reporting information for both Dell security products and other third party encryption services.".
  • DCF.Loader.exe runs as a service named 'DellMgmtLoader' (DellMgmtLoader) "Dell Security Framework Loader".
  • Dell.SecurityManager.MgmtServer.exe runs as a service named 'Serveur local DELL Security Framework' (DellMgmtServer) "Serveur local DELL Security Framework".
  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Management Agent Service' (DellMgmtAgent) "The Dell Management Agent Service is a service that provides control and reporting information for both Dell security products and other third party encryption services.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Console.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TrayAppExe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Client Security Framework\Dell.SecurityFramework.Console.exe" showmin.

How do I remove Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework?

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  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.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Dell
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.63%
Windows 8 22.03%
Windows XP 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 75.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.22%
Windows 10 Pro 7.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.36%
Windows 8.1 1.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.94%
  United Kingdom 8.71%
  Canada 2.35%
  Sweden 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Norway 0.94%
  DK 0.94%
  Belgium 0.94%
  Greece 0.94%
  United Arab Emirates 0.71%
  Poland 0.71%
  South Africa 0.71%
  Brazil 0.47%
  Saudi Arabia 0.47%

About Dell

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

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