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Should I remove Dell Product Registration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,648
United States Rank #962
Reach 0.4107%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.36 days
423.56 days >
Average installed length: 222.55 days


2.42.0012 29.03%
2.04.0280 55.92%
2.03.0204 15.05%

Dell Product Registration


Dell Product Registration is a program developed by Aviata. The most used version is 2.04.0280, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is regmgrsvc.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 3.57 MB (3,744,228 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 75% of users of Dell Product Registration come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aviataadvantage.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Product Registration\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{17FFE63C-6734-4950-B488-134B5A2505F7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Product Registration

Program executable:regmgrsvc.exe
Name:Dell Product Registration
Dell Product Registration Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell Product Registration\regmgrsvc.exe
Additional files:
  • MUI.dll - Dell Product Registration (Dell Product Registration MUI Strings)
  • prodreg.exe - PowerRegister (Dell Product Registration)
  • prodreg.resources.dll
  • PowerRegister.dll
  • Utils.dll - OS Utility Functions
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • prodreg.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Dell Reminder (Dogan)' (Next runs on 16.3.2018 at 18:22).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • prodreg.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Dell Reminder (Dogan).
  • regmgrsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Product Registration Manager' (DellProdRegManager) "Performs privileged operations on behalf of Dell Product Registration processes.".

How do I remove Dell Product Registration?

You can uninstall Dell Product Registration 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 Product Registration, 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 Product Registration.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.98%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 43.95%
Windows 10 Home 28.49%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.04%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.84%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.09%
  Brazil 4.29%
  Canada 3.56%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  India 1.77%
  France 1.08%
  Italy 1.08%
  Australia 1.02%
  Germany 0.96%
  Mexico 0.77%
  Netherlands 0.68%
  Spain 0.35%
  South Africa 0.34%
  Singapore 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.95%
Hewlett-Packard 0.04%
ASUS 0.01%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3542 11.74%
Dell Inspiron 3847 9.69%
Dell Inspiron 5547 6.40%
Dell Inspiron 3531 5.69%
Dell XPS 8700 5.28%
Dell Inspiron 3541 4.44%


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