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Should I remove Dell Printer Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #41,331
Reach 0.0009%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.000 100.00%

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Dell Printer Software

Overview

Dell Printer Software 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. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 27.75 MB (29,101,676 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 8. While about 82% of users of Dell Printer Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Printers
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 27.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Printer Software

  • AddressEditor.exe - Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn (Address Book Editor)
  • AIOScanEnv.exe
  • AIOScanPush.exe
  • Launcher.exe - Dell MFP Laser 3115cn Launcher
  • dlrmm.exe - Dell Supplies Management System
  • dlrrd.dll - Dell Supplies Management System Resource
  • DLPSL.exe - Dell Status Monitor Console (Printer Selection List)
  • dlpsp.exe - Printer Status Provider
  • dlpwd95.exe - Dell Status Monitor Service (Printer Status Watcher)
  • dlpwdnt.exe
  • dlsdb95.exe - Status Database
  • dlsdbnt.exe
  • DLH05DZ.DLL - Dell Status Monitor (Printing Status Window)
  • DLH06DZ.DLL
  • DLH07DZ.DLL
  • DLADBKIF.dll - DLADBKIF DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • dlsdbnt.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Printer Status Database' (DLSDB).
  • dlpwdnt.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Printer Status Watcher' (DLPWD).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • dlpsp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DLPSP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Additional Color Laser Software\Status Monitor\DLPSP.EXE".
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn\Address Book Editor\Launcher.exe" /s.

How do I remove Dell Printer Software?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Printer Software 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 Printer Software 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 Printer Software, 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 Printer Software.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 42%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 41.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 41.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.14%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  Turkey 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.67%
Samsung 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Apple 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Common models
Samsung NC10 10.00%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion NP267AA-ABA e... 10.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 10.00%
Gateway DX4870 10.00%
Dell Precision M6300 10.00%

About Dell

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

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