37,253,987 programs installed

Should I remove My Dell?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #307
United States Rank #193
Reach 2.4756%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.46 days
308.44 days >
Average installed length: 162.06 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.5.6426.22 45.06%
3.5.6422.14 1.01%
3.4.6422.14 14.26%
3.4.6361.48 4.85%
3.4.6308.28 9.39%
3.4.6299.48 2.85%
3.3.6280.92 12.05%
3.3.6261.27 10.52%
3.3.6218.18 0.01%

My Dell

What is My Dell?

My Dell is a control panel for system tools and diagnostics for Dell PCs. It contains extensive help sections for online tools, warranty information, Dell technical support links and Dell customer support channels. Access all system controls like Device Manager, Network Connections, etc. from a single location. It comes pre-installed on factory installations of Dell computers.

Overview

The most used version is 3.5.6426.22, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 46 files. appupdatercommon.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\My Dell\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\My Dell\uninstaller.exe /arp

Program filesFiles installed by My Dell

  • 1394.dll - PC-Doctor for Windows (PC-Doctor Module)
  • 1394Info.dll
  • applauncher.exe
  • Asapi.dll
  • asapicsharp.dll
  • Ata.dll
  • AtaInfo.dll
  • Audio.dll
  • Battery.dll
  • BatteryInfo.dll
  • Bugcheck.dll
  • CEGUIBase.dll
  • CEGUIFalagardWRBase.dll
  • CEGUIFreeImageImageCodec.dll
  • CEGUIOgreRenderer.dll
  • CEGUITinyXMLParser.dll
  • CommandLine.dll
  • Common.dll
  • CSharpCommon.dll
  • Csmi.dll
  • CudaTest.dll
  • Dapi5.dll
  • DataStore.dll
  • DataStoreCSharp.dll
  • DellLog.dll
  • DiskScanner.dll
  • DiskScannerCSharp.dll
  • Drive.dll
  • Drive2.dll
  • DriveTest.dll
  • EnableToolbarW32.exe
  • Engine.dll
  • Enumerator.dll
  • Http_WinHTTP.dll
  • hybridGPUSwitch.exe
  • appupdatercommon.dll - appupdatercommon
  • cudart.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 2.3 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 2.3)

How do I remove My Dell?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#307

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.48%
Windows 8 41.73%
Windows Vista 4.05%
Windows XP 1.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.09%
Windows 8.1 18.33%
Windows 8 10.54%
Windows 7 Professional 9.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.89%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.99%
  United Kingdom 3.89%
  Brazil 3.22%
  Canada 3.16%
  India 2.08%
  France 1.51%
  Australia 1.31%
  Germany 1.26%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Israel 0.90%
  Mexico 0.81%
  Belgium 0.60%
  Italy 0.60%
  Japan 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.48%
Hewlett-Packard 0.19%
Acer 0.18%
ASUS 0.07%
Intel 0.04%
American Megatrends 0.02%
Lenovo 0.01%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 7.47%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.44%
Dell XPS 8700 3.40%
Dell XPS 8500 3.27%
Dell Inspiron 660 3.23%
Dell XPS 8300 3.20%

About PC-Doctor

PC-Doctor develops and produces diagnostic programs for use by PC manufacturers, PC repair companies, component vendors, support organizations, and consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pc-doctor.com

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