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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,711
United States Rank #12,268
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.42 days
277.90 days >
Average installed length: 146.01 days


VersionDistribution 0.33% 4.32% 2.33% 3.99% 3.65% 0.33% 57.81% 1.00% 12.62% 6.98% 2.33% 4.32%

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Dell Data Protection | Security Tools

What is Dell Data Protection | Security Tools?  (from Dell)

Security is vast and complex, ranging from physical access control of facilities to information lifecycle management and involving multiple organizations. Complexity can slow down even the most tightly run organization. By providing a broad choice of world-class security offerings along with deployment and configuratio...  Read more


Dell Data Protection | Security Tools is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is, 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 82 files and is usually about 556.2 KB (569,552 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 63% of users of Dell Data Protection | Security Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AA2AFD30-F80C-401C-9B85-03A05A2F7EFD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 556.2 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Data Protection | Security Tools

  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe - Dell Security Tools (Dell Security Manager)
  • DellBranding.dll (by DigitalPersona) - Dell Data Protection | Security Tools (Branding for Dell Data Protection | Security Tools)
  • DPAdminSnapin.dll (by DigitalPersona) - DigitalPersona Administration Console Snap-in
  • DPAgent.exe - DigitalPersona Local Agent
  • DPAgentOtsPlugin.dll - DigitalPersona DPAgent OTS Plug-in
  • DPBackupRestore.dll - DP BackupRestore
  • DPDevTS.dll - TS Device Controller
  • DpFbView.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component
  • dpffcli100.dll - DigitalPersona Pro
  • dpffcli110.dll
  • dpffcli120.dll
  • dpffcli130.dll
  • dpffcli140.dll
  • dpffcli150.dll
  • dpffcli160.dll
  • dpffcli190.dll
  • dpffcli200.dll
  • DpFillin.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Fill-in
  • DPHHView.exe - HTML Help Viewer
  • DPMiniDashboard.exe - DigitalPersona Mini Dashboard
  • DpMiniOnlineIds.dll - DP Dashboard Online Ids
  • DpOCache.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Cache
  • DpOFeedb.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback
  • DPOnlineIDs.dll - DigitalPersona Dashboard
  • DpoPS.dll - Protected Storage
  • DpOSet.dll - Settings Implementation
  • DPPreferences.dll - DP Preferences
  • DPPS3.dll - Proxy-Stub
  • DPPTEventLog.dll - DP Event Log proxy
  • DPPTUtils.dll - DigitalPersona SDK Utilities
  • DPRecTok.dll - Windows User Recovery Authentication Provider
  • DpRunDll.exe - DigitalPersona DLL Wrapper
  • DPTokens01.dll - DigitalPersona Password Token and PIN Token Plug-in
  • DPTokensQuestions.dll - DigitalPersona Recovery Questions Token Plug-in
  • DPTokensSC.dll - DigitalPersona Smart Card, Contactless Card and Proximity Card Tokens Plug-in
  • DPUserAuth.dll
  • DpUTrain.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Training Tool
  • dpffcli210.dll
  • npChromeDPAgent.dll - Provides secure and convenient logon to Web sites

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npChromeDPAgent.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npChromeDPAgent.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npChromeDPAgent.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'digitalpersona.com/ChromeDPAgent' with a plugin key of 'digitalpersona.com/ChromeDPAgent' for all users of the PC.
  • Dell.SecurityManager.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Management Agent Service' (DellMgmtAgent) "The Dell Management Agent Service is a service that provides control and reporting information for both Dell security products and other third party encryption services.".

How do I remove Dell Data Protection | Security Tools?

You can uninstall Dell Data Protection | Security Tools 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 | Security Tools, 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 | Security Tools.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Dell Data Protection | Security Tools you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.74%
Windows 10 22.59%
Windows XP 0.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 73.42%
Windows 10 Pro 11.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.00%
Windows 8.1 1.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.34%
  France 4.49%
  Italy 4.24%
  Germany 3.49%
  United Kingdom 3.49%
  Brazil 2.00%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Mexico 1.00%
  Canada 1.00%
  Czech Republic 0.75%
  Japan 0.75%
  Poland 0.75%

About Dell

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


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