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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,255
United States Rank #8,326
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.98 days
264.80 days >
Average installed length: 139.13 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.12.0.22 3.74%
8.11.0.15 0.22%
8.11.0.14 0.88%
8.10.1.17 0.22%
8.10.0.39 1.32%
8.9.1.2309 2.20%
8.9.0.2269 2.42%
8.8.1.2253 0.66%
8.8.0.2192 0.88%
8.7.1.2123 2.20%
8.7.0.2085 1.76%
8.6.1.2037 0.44%
8.5.0.1843 10.33%
8.4.1.1717 12.97%
8.4.0.1531 23.74%
8.3.2.1477 8.79%
8.3.1.1452 10.11%
8.3.0.1410 17.14%

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Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework

What is Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework?  (from Dell)

IT has become the backbone of your organization. It is a daily tool for real time collaboration as well as crucial business data storage. At the same time, our world has become extremely mobile: valuable files are sent over networks or carried around the planet on laptops and hackers are becoming increasingly sophistic...  Read more

Overview

Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 8.4.0.1531, 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. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 120.73 MB (126,590,865 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 73% of users of Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Security Tools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{66C8CA72-6D54-4D00-81D5-707B15B202C4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 120.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework

  • Dell.SecurityManager.LocalConsole.exe - Dell.Client.SecurityManager.LocalConsole
  • DCF.Loader.exe - Dell Data Protection - Security Tools (Dell Agent Loader)
  • Dell.SecurityFramework.Console.exe - Dell.Client.SecurityFramework.Console
  • DellMgmtNP.dll - Dell Network Provider
  • DellSCHandler.dll - Dell Data Protection Encryption (Dell Smartcard Handler Dll (64-bit))
  • DCF.Agent.exe - Dell Client Framework (DCF.Agent)
  • DCF.Common.dll - DCF.Common
  • DCF.Interfaces.dll - DCF.Interfaces
  • DCF.Resources.dll - DCF.Resources
  • DCF.UXLib.dll - DCF.UXLib
  • Dell.SecurityManager.Common.dll - Dell Security Manager (Dell Security Manager Common Library)
  • Dell.SecurityManager.MgmtServer.exe - Dell Security Manager Management Server
  • AuthProxy.dll - Dell Data Protection (AuthProxy)
  • DellSEDProxy.dll - Dell SED Proxy
  • DellSedRecovery.exe - Dell SED Recovery
  • DellSEDUpgradeProxy.dll - Dell SED Upgrade Proxy
  • HotpApiProxy.dll - HOTP API Proxy
  • OTPEnrollmentProxy.dll - OTP Enrollment Support Library
  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe - Dell Security Tools (Dell Security Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • DCF.Loader.exe runs as a service named 'DellMgmtLoader' (DellMgmtLoader) "Dell Security Framework Loader".
  • Dell.SecurityManager.MgmtServer.exe runs as a service named 'Server locale del framework di sicurezza DELL' (DellMgmtServer) "Server locale del framework di sicurezza DELL".
  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio agente di gestione Dell' (DellMgmtAgent) "Il servizio agente di gestione Dell fornisce informazioni di controllo e sui rapporti relative ai prodotti Dell di sicurezza e altri servizi di crittografia di terze parti.".

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Or, you can uninstall Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework 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 Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework, 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 Dell Data Protection | Client Security Framework.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.37%
Windows 10 33.41%
Windows XP 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 62.69%
Windows 10 Pro 20.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.77%
Windows 10 Enterprise 1.55%
Windows 8.1 1.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.36%
  United Kingdom 7.46%
  Canada 2.59%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Germany 0.91%
  Italy 0.91%
  DK 0.76%
  Norway 0.76%
  India 0.76%
  United Arab Emirates 0.61%
  Belgium 0.61%
  Poland 0.61%
  Brazil 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.77%
Hewlett-Packard 0.23%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3020 14.79%
Dell Latitude E5540 8.83%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 8.17%
Dell Latitude E5440 7.51%
Dell Latitude E6540 6.62%
Dell Latitude 3540 5.30%

About Dell

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

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