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Should I remove Dell Smart Assist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Dell Smart Assist


Dell Smart Assist is a software program developed by Dell. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 39.25 MB (41,153,636 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Dell Smart Assist come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Smart Assist
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5653B796-5575-42E1-93E6-EE427E888C22}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 39.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Smart Assist

  • saTray.exe - Dell Smart Assist Application
  • iSCTConnect.dll - ISCT Connect Dynamic Link Library
  • SmartAssistApp.exe (by Developed by Techporch) - Smart Assist (SmartAssistApp)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Dell Smart Assist?

You can uninstall Dell Smart Assist 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 Smart Assist, 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 Smart Assist.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.19%
  France 3.70%
  Austria 3.70%
  Netherlands 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%

About Dell

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


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