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Should I remove Dell SupportAssist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #416
United States Rank #197
Reach 1.5381%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.21 days
271.71 days >
Average installed length: 142.76 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.6875.668 7.28%
2.0.6875.402 1.95%
2.0.6875.45 0.00%
1.3.6855.212 3.49%
1.3.6855.72 4.21%
1.3.6855.61 6.55%
1.3.6817.133 3.96%
1.3.6817.107 0.76%
1.3.1.39006 0.00%
1.2.6793.01 8.32%
1.2.6745.47 7.62%
1.1.6664.93 9.15%
1.1.6664.10 23.93%
1.0.6584.81 13.94%
1.0.6584.52 8.84%

Other programs by Dell

Dell SupportAssist

Overview

Dell SupportAssist is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 1.1.6664.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 84 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,331,992 bytes). appupdatercommon.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 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 77% of users of Dell SupportAssist come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\SupportAssist\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Dell\SupportAssist\uninstaller.exe /arp
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell SupportAssist

  • cudart.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 2.3 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 2.3)
  • 1394.dll (by PC-Doctor) - PC-Doctor for Windows (PC-Doctor Module)
  • 1394Info.dll (by PC-Doctor)
  • applauncher.exe
  • Asapi.dll
  • asapicsharp.dll
  • Ata.dll
  • AtaInfo.dll
  • Audio.dll
  • Battery.dll
  • BatteryInfo.dll
  • boost-serialization.dll
  • Bugcheck.dll
  • ClientRecordManager.dll
  • CommandLine.dll
  • Common.dll
  • CSharpCommon.dll
  • Csmi.dll
  • CudaTest.dll
  • Dapi5.dll
  • DataStore.dll
  • DataStoreCSharp.dll
  • DellLog.dll
  • DiskScanner.dll
  • DiskScannerCSharp.dll
  • Drive.dll
  • Drive2.dll
  • DriveTest.dll
  • EDID.dll
  • EnableToolbarW32.exe
  • Engine.dll
  • Enumerator.dll
  • appupdatercommon.dll - appupdatercommon
  • FilterDriverFix.exe - FilterDriverFix
  • CEGUIBase-0.dll
  • CEGUICoreWindowRendererSet.dll
  • CEGUIFreeImageImageCodec.dll
  • CEGUIOgreRenderer-0.dll
  • CEGUITinyXMLParser.dll

How do I remove Dell SupportAssist?

Quickly and completely remove Dell SupportAssist from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell SupportAssist 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dell SupportAssist, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SupportAssist.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 77%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#416

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.53%
Windows 7 21.71%
Windows Vista 1.26%
Windows XP 0.42%
Windows 8.1 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.55%
Windows 8.1 17.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.00%
Windows 10 Pro 8.37%
Windows 7 Professional 6.14%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.95%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Canada 2.78%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Germany 1.73%
  France 1.32%
  Italy 1.24%
  Australia 1.06%
  India 0.96%
  Netherlands 0.81%
  Mexico 0.49%
  Spain 0.45%
  Singapore 0.38%
  South Africa 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 94.67%
Alienware 5.11%
Acer 0.09%
Intel 0.08%
Hewlett-Packard 0.05%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3847 7.02%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.18%
Dell XPS 8700 4.11%
Dell Inspiron 3542 3.86%
Dell Inspiron 5558 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 5559 2.34%

About Dell

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

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