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Should I remove Dell Home Systems Service Agreement?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #521
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 363.29 days


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Dell Home Systems Service Agreement

What is Dell Home Systems Service Agreement?  (from Dell)

Dell's Computer System Restore (In-Home) service (the "Service" or "Services") provides a one-time service, resetting the operation system to original factory settings for one (1) single PC.


Dell Home Systems Service Agreement is a software program developed by Dell. It is typically pre-installed with most new Dell computers. The primary executable is named studio.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package is about 856.3 KB (876,854 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 95% of users of Dell Home Systems Service Agreement come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Dell\Service Agreements\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AB2FDE4F-6BED-4E9E-B676-3DCCEBB1FBFE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 856.3 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Home Systems Service Agreement

Program executable:studio.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pinnacle\studio 9\programs\studio.exe
Additional files:
  • feedbacktool.dll (by Microsoft) - Feedback Tool
  • psr.exe (by Microsoft) - Problem Steps Recorder

How do I remove Dell Home Systems Service Agreement?

You can uninstall Dell Home Systems Service Agreement 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 Home Systems Service Agreement, 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 Home Systems Service Agreement.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.23%
Windows 10 8.46%
Windows XP 0.16%
Windows Vista 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.76%
Windows 7 Professional 10.48%
Windows 10 Home 5.82%
Windows 10 Pro 1.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.07%
  Canada 2.22%
  India 0.35%
  Mexico 0.28%
  Israel 0.15%
  Brazil 0.14%
  United Kingdom 0.12%
  Germany 0.09%
  Argentina 0.08%
  Philippines 0.07%
  PR 0.06%
  Chile 0.05%
  Netherlands 0.05%
  Saudi Arabia 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.96%
American Megatrends 0.02%
Acer 0.02%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 11.34%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 8.85%
Dell Inspiron N5050 8.78%
Dell Inspiron 3847 6.22%
Dell Inspiron 5520 5.45%
Dell Inspiron 620 4.52%

About Dell

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


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