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ControlVault Diagnostics

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What is ControlVault Diagnostics?  (from Dell)

Dell ControlVault helps protect secure operations by isolating them from the Windows environment and memory, which is notoriously unsecure. Instead, all processing and storage of critical data takes place on a processing and memory chip — providing a protective and secure boundary. This isolation removes the processing...  Read more


ControlVault Diagnostics 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. The main program executable is cvcv64.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 525.37 KB (537,977 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of ControlVault Diagnostics come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell,Inc..com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\CV Diag\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5F23A1DC-58CB-4AB9-84E8-9A569438D916}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 525.37 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ControlVault Diagnostics

Program executable:cvcv64.exe
Name:CVDiag Application
ControlVault Diagnostic Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\CV Diag\cvcv64.exe
Additional files:
  • cvbip64.exe (by Broadcom) - CVDiag Application (ControlVault Diagnostic Utility)
  • CvDiag.exe (by Broadcom)
  • cvbip32.exe
  • cvcv32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CvDiag.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CVDiagRun' which loads as C:\dell\CV Diag\CVDiag.exe.

How do I remove ControlVault Diagnostics?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.18%
Windows 10 10.91%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows Vista 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 49.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.64%
Windows 10 Home 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.27%
  Germany 5.97%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Italy 4.48%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Vietnam 2.99%
  Brazil 1.49%
  Canada 1.49%
  Colombia 1.49%
  DZ 1.49%
  Egypt 1.49%
  France 1.49%
  Hungary 1.49%
  Israel 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 96.30%
Hewlett-Packard 3.70%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6410 25.45%
Dell Latitude E6400 10.91%
Dell Latitude E6500 10.91%
Dell Latitude E6510 9.09%
Dell Precision M4500 7.27%
Dell Precision M6400 7.27%

About Dell

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


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