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Should I remove Dell System Customization Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,208
United States Rank #3,220
Reach 0.0734%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.37 days
158.40 days >
Average installed length: 83.23 days


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Dell System Customization Wizard

What is Dell System Customization Wizard?

Dell System Customization Wizard is pre-installed with most Dell home PCs and is designed to start on the user's first launch of Windows with a new PC. It walks users through teh avaiable Dell settings and features the first time the user powers on their system and logged on to Windows. After the user has choosen to use or dismiss this program they could freely remove it.


The primary executable is named welcome.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 1011.32 KB (1,035,596 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Welcome\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{13BA7B44-B712-4DEE-A7B8-1DD564F37AE5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1011.32 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell System Customization Wizard

Program executable:welcome.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Welcome\welcome.exe

How do I remove Dell System Customization Wizard?

You can uninstall Dell System Customization Wizard 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 System Customization Wizard, 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 System Customization Wizard.

Win Vista (SP2) 80%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 90.28%
Windows 7 8.55%
Windows 10 0.69%
Windows XP 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.44%
Windows Vista Home Basic 17.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows Vista Business 3.82%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.68%
  United Kingdom 5.79%
  Canada 3.20%
  Australia 0.91%
  Ireland 0.73%
  New Zealand 0.35%
  India 0.17%
  France 0.13%
  PR 0.13%
  Indonesia 0.09%
  TT 0.04%
  MK 0.04%
  Chile 0.04%
  CY 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.38%
Acer 0.28%
ASUS 0.14%
Sahara 0.07%
Hewlett-Packard 0.07%
Compaq 0.07%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 13.83%
Dell Inspiron 531 10.89%
Dell Dell DXP061 10.23%
Dell Dell DM061 8.76%
Dell Inspiron 1501 6.92%
Dell Inspiron 530 6.48%

About Dell

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


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