84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Dell System Detect Bootstrapper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,114
United States Rank #3,128
Reach 0.1305%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.17 days
181.96 days >
Average installed length: 95.61 days


VersionDistribution 0.31% 47.42% 52.27%

Other programs by Dell

Dell System Detect Bootstrapper

What is Dell System Detect Bootstrapper?  (from Dell)

Allowing Dell to collect software usage data, your system service tag and system configuration information on an on-going basis for use and storage in servers that may be outside of your country can enable you to receive software updates and alerts that are specific to your system, as well as customized product informa...  Read more


Dell System Detect Bootstrapper is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1.66 MB (1,744,046 bytes). eSupport.Common.Client.Drivers.Updates.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Dell System Detect Bootstrapper come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\apps\2.0\on81v59l.0ba\b9p9ljdp.nl1\dell..tion_0f612f649c4a10af_0005.0008_a4204ff54ae5d3ac
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe dfshim.dll,ShArpMaintain DellSystemDetect.Bootstrapper.application, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=0f612f649c4a10af, processorArchitectu
Estimated size: 1.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell System Detect Bootstrapper

  • DellSystemDetect.Drivers.dll - Dell System Detect Drivers (Dell System Detect Drivers by Scan)
  • DellSystemDetect.DownloadManager.dll - Dell Download Manager
  • eSupport.Common.Client.Core.dll - Dell System Detect Core
  • DellSystemDetect.Admin.dll (by Dell Inc) - Dell System Detect
  • DellSystemDetect.exe
  • DellSystemDetect.Localization.dll - Dell System Detect Localization Library
  • Uninstaller.exe - Dell System Detect Uninstaller
  • eSupport.Common.Client.ISOManager.dll - ISOManager
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.Cab.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.dll (by Outercurve Foundation)
  • eSupport.Common.Client.Drivers.Models.dll - Dell System Detect Drivers Scan Model
  • eSupport.Common.Client.Drivers.Scan.dll - Dell System Detect Drivers Scan
  • eSupport.Common.Client.Drivers.Updates.dll - Dell System Detect Drivers Updates
  • eSupport.Common.Client.OSInformation.dll (by Dell Computer) - Dell System Detect OS Information (Determines the OS information)
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DellSystemDetect.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DellSystemDetect' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Apps\2.0\OA08MZX4.JO2\RJJM6AL4.YT3\dell..tion_0f612f649c4a10af_0005.000a_17ece8424e43daec\DellSystemDetect.exe.

How do I remove Dell System Detect Bootstrapper?

You can uninstall Dell System Detect Bootstrapper 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 Detect Bootstrapper, 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 Detect Bootstrapper.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Server 2003 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.39%
Windows 10 27.08%
Windows Vista 5.67%
Windows XP 4.82%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.45%
Windows 7 Professional 15.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.41%
Windows 8.1 7.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.15%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  Canada 3.27%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Germany 2.24%
  India 1.91%
  France 1.79%
  Australia 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Israel 1.12%
  Sweden 0.85%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Saudi Arabia 0.67%
  Romania 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 91.87%
Alienware 5.15%
Hewlett-Packard 1.17%
Acer 0.85%
ASUS 0.48%
Intel 0.28%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.62%
Dell XPS 8500 3.43%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.27%
Dell Inspiron 7520 2.89%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.73%

About Dell

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.