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Should I remove Alienware Digital Delivery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,900
United States Rank #3,216
Reach 0.1071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.30 days
333.33 days >
Average installed length: 175.14 days


3.5.2013.0 0.10%
3.5.2006.0 0.05%
3.5.1004.0 0.24%
3.5.1001.0 0.58%
3.4.1002.0 0.96%
3.3.1001.0 0.48%
3.1.1117.0 4.10%
3.1.1018.0 11.47%
3.1.1002.0 15.86%
3.0.3999.0 13.20%
2.9.901.0 20.67%
2.8.5000.0 6.22%
2.8.1021.0 0.58%
2.8.1000.0 8.10%
2.7.1000.0 5.06%
2.6.1000.0 2.84%
2.5.1400.0 3.37%
2.2.4000.0 0.48%
2.2.2000.0 2.94%
2.1.1002.0 2.65%
2.0.1012.0 0.05%

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Alienware Digital Delivery

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What is Alienware Digital Delivery?

Alienware Digital Delivery is pre-installed on various Alienware systems which delivers digital downloads uisng the Steam platform. The software comes ready to use and preloaded with Portal (or other games). It enables you to purchase select software titles at the same time you order your computer. When you receive your computer, the software is automatically downloaded and installed from the internet.

About  (from Dell)

Alienware Digital Delivery is an easy and new way to buy software when you purchase a PC. You can automatically download and install available software titles on select systems. All it takes is an internet connection and a few minutes — so you can enjoy the customization Dell stands for, without the wait, and get right...  Read more


The most used version is 2.9.901.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 DeliveryService.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.39 MB (2,511,138 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Dell Products, LP
URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dsn/en/document?docid=375083
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Digital Delivery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9DDFE322-6BA0-4F90-8689-D98382492371}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Alienware Digital Delivery

Program executable:DeliveryService.exe
Name:Dell Digital Delivery Windows Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell Digital Delivery\DeliveryService.exe
Additional files:
  • ClientContracts.dll (by Dell Products, LP) - Dell Digital Delivery (Client Contracts)
  • DeliveryTray.exe (by Dell Products, LP)
  • BackgroundCopyManager3_0.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'BackgroundCopyManager3_0'.
  • Interop.MSScriptControl.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSScriptControl'.
  • DeliveryServiceAdmin.exe - Dell Digital Delivery Windows Service Admin
  • Fulfillment.dll - Dell Digital Delivery Fulfillment Library
  • DeliveryEula.exe - Dell Digital Delivery License Agreement
  • NamedPipe.dll - Dell Digital Delivery NamedPipe Library
  • DeliveryService.exe - Dell Digital Delivery Windows Service
  • Core.dll - Dell Digital Delivery Core Library
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • ServiceTagPlusPlus.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DeliveryTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CCA35B90-E0F3-4BAD-94B2-814A17B34F04}' (runs on registration).
  • DeliveryService.exe runs as a service named 'Alienware Digital Delivery Service' (DellDigitalDelivery) "Downloads and installs the applications that you purchased with your computer.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:29.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002086444%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006605%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014260%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:190,927
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:618 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:335 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Alienware Digital Delivery?

Quickly and completely remove Alienware Digital Delivery from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Alienware Digital Delivery 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 Alienware Digital Delivery, 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 Alienware Digital Delivery.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.36%
Windows 7 22.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 29.74%
Windows 10 Home 28.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.90%
Windows 8 5.50%
Windows 10 Pro 4.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.53%
  Canada 5.39%
  Australia 3.77%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  France 2.29%
  Germany 1.62%
  Mexico 1.06%
  Italy 0.95%
  Netherlands 0.67%
  Spain 0.56%
  Belgium 0.49%
  Singapore 0.49%
  Ireland 0.42%
  Switzerland 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 96.84%
Dell 3.11%
Toshiba 0.05%
Common models
Alienware Alienware 14 15.24%
Alienware Alienware 17 14.42%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 12.96%
Alienware M14xR2 5.83%
Alienware Alienware X51 5.29%
Alienware Alienware 18 4.51%

About Dell

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


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