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Should I remove Dell Data Vault?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,876
United States Rank #15,766
Reach 0.0073%


VersionDistribution 1.96% 10.78% 13.73% 41.18% 30.39% 0.98% 0.98%

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Dell Data Vault


Dell Data Vault is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named ddv1105_boeing2013.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 8.04 MB (8,432,195 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 78% of users of Dell Data Vault come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDataVault
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{C6A2E06F-AB29-447C-98B1-F2CCAD5059C3}\DDV1105_Boeing2013.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 8.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Vault

Program executable:ddv1105_boeing2013.exe
Additional files:
  • DDVEvents.dll - Dell Client System Analyzer (Lite) (DCSA Message DLL)
  • AtiPerf.dll - Dell Data Vault (Collect ATI Graphics Specific Parameters)
  • atiw.exe - DDV Nvidia Graphics Support
  • Chassis.dll - Dell Data Vault Support DLL
  • cppdll.dll - Dell Data Vault Support Dll
  • ddvComInterface.dll - DDV COM Interface
  • ddvComInterface32.dll
  • ddvSummaryGen.exe - DDV Summary Generation Tool
  • DDVWizInterface.dll - Dell Data Vault Wizard Plugin
  • DDVWizProv.dll - Dell Data Vault WMI Provider
  • DellDataVault.exe - Dell Data Vault Service
  • DellDataVaultProv.dll - Dell Data Vault Provider Dll
  • DellDataVaultWiz.exe - Dell Data Vault Wizard
  • ePSAInterface.dll - Dell Client System Analyzer Support Dll
  • inst.exe (by Dell Inc) - Driver Installer Application
  • IntelPerf.dll - Collect Intel Processor Specific Parameters
  • nvapiw.exe
  • NvidiaPerf.dll - Collect Nvidia Graphics Specific Parameters
  • periodicData.dll
  • runDiag.dll
  • singleSummary.dll
  • SwitchToDTMode.exe - Switches the system to Desktop Mode
  • twoSummaries.dll
  • DDVConfig.exe (by Dell Inc) - DDV (Start/Stop and Reconfigure DDV)
  • DellProf.sys (by Dell Computer) - Dell System Analyzer Control Device
  • wRunEPSA.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • DellDataVaultWiz.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Data Vault Wizard' (DellDataVaultWiz) "System health and performance alerts based on Dell Data Vault collection.".
  • DellDataVault.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Data Vault' (DellDataVault) "System health, performance, and environment data collection for Dell applications.".

How do I remove Dell Data Vault?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Data Vault 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 Vault 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 Vault, 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 Vault.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.92%
Windows 8 36.27%
Windows Vista 7.84%
Windows XP 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.27%
Windows 10 Home 14.71%
Windows 8.1 12.75%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.70%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  Brazil 2.70%
  India 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Australia 2.03%
  France 1.35%
  Germany 1.35%
  Sweden 0.68%
  Austria 0.68%
  Portugal 0.68%
  Spain 0.68%
  Estonia 0.68%
  Italy 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 92.93%
Alienware 6.06%
Toshiba 1.01%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 546 13.86%
Dell Inspiron 580 5.94%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.96%
Alienware Alienware 17 3.96%
Dell Inspiron 24-3455 2.97%
Dell Dell System XPS L3... 2.97%

About Dell

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


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