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Should I remove Digital Line Detect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,775
United States Rank #971
Reach 0.3795%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.48 days
751.60 days >
Average installed length: 394.91 days


1.21 89.09%
1.20 3.93%
1.18 0.04%
1.15 2.59%
1.14 0.39%
1.12 0.01%
1.10 3.20%
1.09 0.19%
1.07.1 0.07%
1.06.2 0.15%
1.06.1 0.04%
1.04.000 0.12%
1.02.000 0.19%

Digital Line Detect

What is Digital Line Detect?  (from BVRP Software, Inc)

The Digital Line Detection program monitors the modem to make sure that the phone line is a standard analog phone line. Plugging into a digital phone line could cause damage to the modem.The purpose of this application is to provide a warning before damage occurs.


Digital Line Detect is a software program developed by BVRP Software, Inc. The most common release is 1.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is dlg.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.29 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 7.95 MB (8,337,303 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Digital Line Detect come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Digital Line Detect is typically pre-installed with Dell computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Dell PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Dell computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bvrp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E646DCF0-5A68-11D5-B229-002078017FBF}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.95 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Digital Line Detect

Program executable:dlg.exe
Name:Digital Line Detection
Signed by:Avanquest
Path:C:\Program Files\digital line detect\dlg.exe
Additional files:
  • BVRPDiag.dll - BVRP Software BVRPDiag (BVRP Diagnostics)
  • Aboutn.dll - WinPhone Serveur (About Box)
  • bvrpctln.dll - WinPhone (Custom controls and utilities library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DLG.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8723285-1993-4DEB-92B7-F3666352A200}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DLG.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Digital Line Detect.lnk' which loads as C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DLG.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011846240%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00053596%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00064866%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:105,661
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:29 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Digital Line Detect?

You can uninstall Digital Line Detect 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 Digital Line Detect, 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 Digital Line Detect.

Win Vista (SP2) 47%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 52.72%
Windows 7 34.51%
Windows XP 8.89%
Windows 10 3.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 39.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.96%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.02%
Windows 7 Professional 10.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.79%
  United Kingdom 3.05%
  Canada 2.32%
  India 1.48%
  Germany 1.30%
  Australia 1.30%
  Brazil 1.20%
  France 1.15%
  Iran 0.69%
  Mexico 0.48%
  Belgium 0.45%
  Netherlands 0.45%
  Italy 0.43%
  Egypt 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.59%
Hewlett-Packard 0.62%
Acer 0.35%
Sahara 0.12%
Lenovo 0.12%
Intel 0.09%
Gateway 0.03%
Compaq 0.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 530 9.07%
Dell Inspiron 530s 5.30%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 1720 3.70%
Dell Latitude E5520 3.51%

About (from BVRP Software, Inc)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.bvrp.com


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