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11% remove it89% keep it
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Dell EdgeTouch


Dell EdgeTouch is a program developed by Alps Electric Co. The most used version is 1.8.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.59 MB (3,762,295 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Dell EdgeTouch come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alps.com/usa/index.html
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell EdgeTouch\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{98837F8B-8AB2-41DB-87FC-70B7766F6147}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell EdgeTouch

  • ETControl.dll - ET Control Dynamic Link Library
  • DellEdgeTouch.exe - DellEdgeTouch Application (DellEdgeTouch)
  • DellETouch.exe - Dell EdgeTouch (Dell EdgeTouch Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DellEdgeTouch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DellEdgeTouch' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell EdgeTouch\DellEdgeTouch.exe".

How do I remove Dell EdgeTouch?

You can uninstall Dell EdgeTouch 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 EdgeTouch, 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 EdgeTouch.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  MA 16.67%
  France 16.67%

About Alps Electric Co

Alps Electric produces electronic devices, including switchs, sensors, encoders and touchpads.
Publisher URL: www.alps.com


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