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Should I remove Dell Network Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,557
United States Rank #15,721
Reach 0.0067%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Dell Network Assistant

What is Dell Network Assistant?  (from Dell)

Designed specifically for users of Dell systems, Dell Network Assistant helps simplify the set-up, monitoring, troubleshooting, and repair of your network. Purchase the full version for a one-time fee and get the tools you need to efficiently manage your networks and networked devices. Simplifies keeping track of net...  Read more


Dell Network Assistant is a program developed by Dell. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ezi_hnm2.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 27.73 MB (29,080,019 bytes). ezi_update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 84% of users of Dell Network Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Network Assistant\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0240BDFB-2995-4A3F-8C96-18D41282B716}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Network Assistant

Program executable:ezi_hnm2.exe
Name:Dell Network Assistant
Advanced Networking Application
Signed by:SingleClick Systems
Path:C:\Program Files\dell network assistant\ezi_hnm2.exe
Additional files:
  • ezi_icc.dll (by SingleClick Systems) - EZI Inter Computer Communication Dynamic Link Library (Dynamic Link Library)
  • ezi_wc_wiz.dll (by SingleClick Systems) - Wireless Wizard Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_ip_hlpr.dll - EZI IP Helper Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_snetcfg.dll - EZI Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_sys32.dll - EZI System 32 Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_registry.dll - EZI Registry Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_comm.dll - EZI Common Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_dev.dll - EZI Device Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_socket.dll - EZI Socket Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_update.dll - EZI Update Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_http.dll - EZI HTTP Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_upnp.dll - EZI UPnP Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_wireless.dll - Wireless Dynamic Link Library
  • hnmres2.dll - Resource Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_dun.dll - EZI DUN Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_ftp.dll - EZI FTP Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_gdi.dll - EZI GDI Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_oui.dll - EZI OUI Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_wmi.dll - EZI WMI Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_xml.dll - EZI XML Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_crypt.dll - Crypt Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi.dll - EZI Dynamic Link Library
  • ezi_sha.dll - SHA Dynamic Link Library
  • hnm2pm.exe - Home Networking Manual

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ezi_hnm2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Dell Network Assistant\ezi_hnm2.exe'.
Network connections
  • ezi_hnm2.exe connects to singleclick.dmarc.ewr3.atlanticmetro.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000340891%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002207%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001202%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:40,313,806
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.71 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5.71 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Dell Network Assistant?

You can uninstall Dell Network Assistant 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 Network Assistant, 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 Network Assistant.

Win Vista (SP2) 47%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 57.58%
Windows XP 22.73%
Windows 7 16.67%
Windows 10 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 24.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.24%
Windows Vista Business 9.45%
Windows 7 Professional 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.94%
  Australia 2.59%
  Germany 2.07%
  France 2.07%
  United Kingdom 1.55%
  India 1.55%
  Japan 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  Belgium 0.52%
  Canada 0.52%
  Switzerland 0.52%
  Hong Kong 0.52%
  Israel 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 96.95%
Lenovo 0.76%
Hewlett-Packard 0.76%
Acer 0.76%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 20.83%
Dell Vostro 1700 10.00%
Dell 'XPS A2010' 9.17%
Dell Vostro 1500 7.50%
Dell Vostro 400 6.67%
Dell Vostro 1400 5.00%

About Dell

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


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