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Should I remove Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,672
United States Rank #1,353
Reach 0.2321%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.99 days
206.35 days >
Average installed length: 108.42 days


VersionDistribution 8.27% 4.72% 5.84% 19.14% 0.74% 14.75% 1.54% 6.42% 31.69% 1.63% 1.49% 0.85% 2.50% 0.42%

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Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin


Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is dellupdatesupportassistplugin.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 820 KB (839,680 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dell\saremediation\plugin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{733B170F-1D39-451A-BFC1-2A5396BF40B2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 820 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin

Program executable:dellupdatesupportassistplugin.exe
Name:Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{74d58082-09be-4059-afb8-50334cde261d}\dellupdatesupportassistplugin.exe
Additional files:
  • logcollectiontool.exe - LogCollectionTool
  • sosinstaller.dll - sosinstaller
  • saduplugin.dll - DellUpdate
  • xmlhelper.dll - xmlhelper
  • deployer.exe - Deployer
  • logcollectiontool.resources.dll
  • deployer.resources.dll
  • google.protocolbuffers.dll - ProtocolBuffers
  • nativewrapper.dll - NativeWrapper
  • log.dll - MailboxLog
  • utilities.dll - utilities
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)
  • mailbox.dll - mailbox
  • nfluent.dll (by Thomas PIERRAIN ([email protected]), Cyrille DUPUYDAUBY, Rui CARVALHO, Marc-Antoine LATOUR and Co) - NFluent (NFluent for .NET 4.0)
  • ionic.zip.dll - Ionic's Zip Library
  • microsoft.dism.dll

How do I remove Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin 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 Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin, 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 Update - SupportAssist Update Plugin.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

84.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.99%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Italy 1.47%
  France 1.41%
  Canada 1.21%
  Germany 1.11%
  Singapore 0.78%
  Netherlands 0.72%
  Brazil 0.70%
  Spain 0.68%
  Australia 0.58%
  Hong Kong 0.32%
  Poland 0.31%
  South Africa 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.88%
Alienware 0.72%
Intel 0.38%
Lenovo 0.02%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5567 5.11%
Dell Inspiron 5559 4.47%
Dell Inspiron 3847 4.06%
Dell Inspiron 15-3567 3.93%
Dell XPS 13 9360 3.85%
Dell XPS 15 9560 3.36%

About Dell

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


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