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Dell Printer Software


Dell Printer Software is a program developed by Dell. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 20 files and is usually about 27.75 MB (29,101,676 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows XP. While about 82% of users of Dell Printer Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Printers
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 27.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Printer Software

  • AddressEditor.exe - Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn (Address Book Editor)
  • AIOScanEnv.exe
  • AIOScanPush.exe
  • Launcher.exe - Dell MFP Laser 3115cn Launcher
  • dlrmm.exe - Dell Supplies Management System
  • dlrrd.dll - Dell Supplies Management System Resource
  • DLPSL.exe - Dell Status Monitor Console (Printer Selection List)
  • dlpsp.exe - Printer Status Provider
  • dlpwd95.exe - Dell Status Monitor Service (Printer Status Watcher)
  • dlpwdnt.exe
  • dlsdb95.exe - Status Database
  • dlsdbnt.exe
  • DLH05DZ.DLL - Dell Status Monitor (Printing Status Window)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • dlsdbnt.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Printer Status Database' (DLSDB).
  • dlpwdnt.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Printer Status Watcher' (DLPWD).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • dlpsp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DLPSP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Additional Color Laser Software\Status Monitor\DLPSP.EXE".
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Dell MFP Color Laser Printer 3115cn\Address Book Editor\Launcher.exe" /s.

How do I remove Dell Printer Software?

You can uninstall Dell Printer Software 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 Printer Software, 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 Printer Software.

Win 10 40%
Win 7 (SP1) 27%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 40.00%
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 26.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 8.1 21.43%
Windows 10 Home 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  United Kingdom 18.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Lenovo 13.33%
Samsung 13.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Apple 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
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Gateway DX4870 8.33%

About Dell

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


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