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Should I remove Dell Command | Power Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,916
United States Rank #5,023
Reach 0.0623%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.47 days
603.88 days >
Average installed length: 317.29 days


2.2.1 4.56%
2.2.0 1.63%
2.1.1 16.61%
2.1.0 28.26%
2.0.0 48.94%

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Dell Command | Power Manager


Dell Command | Power Manager is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is 2.0.0, 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,222,635 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Dell Command | Power Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\CommandPowerManager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DDDAF4A7-8B7D-4088-AECC-6F50E594B4F5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Command | Power Manager

  • Alerts.dll - Dell Command | Power Manager (Alerts Component Library)
  • AlertsUserMessage.exe - User Message Alerts
  • BatteryExtenderUtil.exe - BatteryExtenderUtil
  • Clarity.dll - Dell Clarity Library
  • ComponentService.dll - Serviced Components Library
  • DellCommandPowerManager.exe
  • NotifyService.exe - NotifyService
  • ObjLib.dll - Data Objects Library
  • OsResources.dll - Dell Command | Power Manager Operating System Resources
  • PolicySetup.exe - Policy Setup
  • SmbLib.dll - SMBIOS Component Library
  • SystemInterop.dll - System Library
  • Utilities.dll - Utilities Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NotifyService.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Command | Power Manager Notify' (dcpm-notify).

How do I remove Dell Command | Power Manager?

You can uninstall Dell Command | Power Manager 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dell Command | Power Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Command | Power Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 10 49%
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 50.65%
Windows 10 49.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 48.29%
Windows 10 Pro 33.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.44%
Windows 10 Home 3.10%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.53%
Windows 8.1 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.78%
  United Kingdom 4.47%
  France 4.12%
  Germany 3.22%
  Italy 3.22%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Canada 2.09%
  Belgium 1.43%
  Spain 1.13%
  Sweden 1.07%
  South Africa 0.95%
  India 0.95%
  Singapore 0.66%
  Brazil 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.83%
Hewlett-Packard 0.17%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7450 5.86%
Dell Latitude E5550 5.62%
Dell Latitude E6540 5.45%
Dell Latitude E5450 5.28%
Dell XPS 13 9343 5.28%
Dell Latitude E7440 4.95%

About Dell

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


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