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Should I remove Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,776
United States Rank #3,048
Reach 0.1089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.57 days
724.78 days >
Average installed length: 380.82 days


2.01.019 0.09%
2.01.018 50.84%
1.00.013 5.41%
1.00.011 43.66%

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Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers

What is Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers?  (from Dell)

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Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is 2.01.018, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 75.63 MB (79,300,602 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 72% of users of Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access\Drivers
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4E4E65EE-C456-45AC-B5AD-C62C3A325BD0}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 75.63 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers

  • bio.dll (by UPEK) - SPBA (Biometrics support)
  • bioapi_mds300.dll
  • bioapi100.dll
  • homefus2.dll (by UPEK) - PS QL Logon Kernel
  • homepass.dll - LocalPassport
  • infql2.dll - Infrastructure utility library
  • provider.dll - Windows Vista and Windows 7 Credential Provider
  • qlbase.dll - Common PSQL utility library
  • upeksvr.exe - Fingerprint Server Process for Vista
  • vtapipql.dll - VTAPI+ Interface

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.54 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000340769%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002036%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001372%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,386
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:26 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers?

You can uninstall Dell Data Protection | Access | Drivers 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 Data Protection | Access | Drivers, 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 Data Protection | Access | Drivers.

Win 7 (SP1) 93%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.80%
Windows 10 4.75%
Windows XP 1.40%
Windows Vista 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 85.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.44%
Windows 10 Pro 4.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.67%
  France 3.55%
  United Kingdom 2.23%
  Canada 1.91%
  Germany 1.81%
  Italy 1.10%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Belgium 0.97%
  India 0.94%
  Sweden 0.87%
  Netherlands 0.84%
  Australia 0.74%
  Japan 0.74%
  Israel 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.58%
Hewlett-Packard 0.19%
Samsung 0.05%
Toshiba 0.05%
Intel 0.05%
ASUS 0.05%
Lenovo 0.05%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 13.14%
Dell Latitude E6420 12.95%
Dell Latitude E6520 10.36%
Dell Latitude E5520 8.85%
Dell OptiPlex 990 7.96%
Dell OptiPlex 390 5.51%

About Dell

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


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