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Should I remove Dell ControlPoint Security Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,274
United States Rank #3,995
Reach 0.0723%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.42 days
572.86 days >
Average installed length: 300.99 days


1.6.468.86 54.99%
1.6.461.83 2.81%
1.6.455.70 9.48%
1.6.453.66 9.62%
1.6.334.60 11.59%
1.6.326.57 6.53% 1.97% 1.54% 0.21% 0.98% 0.28%

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Dell ControlPoint Security Manager

What is Dell ControlPoint Security Manager?  (from Dell)

Dell ControlPoint is a proprietary tool that combines system configuration, connection, and security management functions into a single interface. This book focuses on the System Manager component, which uses industry-standard Microsoft® Windows Installer (MSI) technology to perform installations, upgrades, modificatio...  Read more


Dell ControlPoint Security Manager is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is 1.6.468.86, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 151.71 MB (159,083,372 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 72% of users of Dell ControlPoint Security Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint Security Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F4487649-7368-4217-AEA3-1E04DB3E2C5C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x000a -removeonly
Estimated size: 151.71 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by Dell ControlPoint Security Manager

  • infra_clean.exe (by wave) - infra_clean
  • Installer.exe (by Wave Systems) - INstaller (Installer)
  • ISSetup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (InstallShield (R) Setup Engine)
  • msxml4.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) MSXML 4.0 SP 2 (MSXML 4.0 SP 2)
  • msxml4a.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) MSXML 4.0 SP1 (MSXML 4.0 SP1 Resources)
  • msxml4r.dll
  • setup.exe (by Wave Systems) - Preboot Manager (Setup Launcher)
  • CustomActions.dll
  • instmsia.exe - Windows Installer (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • Wavx_ESC_Logging.dll
  • wxvault.dll - wxvault Dynamic Link Library

How do I remove Dell ControlPoint Security Manager?

You can uninstall Dell ControlPoint Security 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 ControlPoint Security 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 ControlPoint Security Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.32%
Windows 10 5.20%
Windows XP 5.06%
Windows Vista 4.28%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 74.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.88%
Windows 10 Pro 4.10%
Windows Vista Business 3.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.19%
  France 4.47%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  Germany 2.28%
  Canada 1.75%
  Japan 1.41%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Italy 1.12%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Australia 0.97%
  Sweden 0.83%
  Norway 0.68%
  Mexico 0.63%
  Israel 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.36%
Hewlett-Packard 0.21%
Gateway 0.14%
ASUS 0.14%
Sony 0.07%
Acer 0.07%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 13.23%
Dell OptiPlex 780 12.38%
Dell Latitude E6510 8.53%
Dell Latitude E6410 8.25%
Dell OptiPlex 980 5.48%
Dell Latitude E6400 5.19%

About Dell

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


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