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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,643
United States Rank #19,394
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 272.11 days
887.45 days >
Average installed length: 466.29 days


5.30.252 32.06%
5.30.248 67.94%

DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.30

What is DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software?

This program provides the Digital Persona Fingerprint Reader Software for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The Digital Persona Fingerprint Reader Software provided in this package is used to manage and enroll fingerprints on notebooks/laptops running a supported 32-bit operating systems.


The most used version is 5.30.248, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is DPAgent.exe. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 33.85 MB (35,491,117 bytes). DPAutoUpdates.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.digitalpersona.com
Help link: www.digitalpersona.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DigitalPersona\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{64595B3D-19A5-420D-B217-775CF395EE04}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.30

Program executable:DPAgent.exe
Name:HP ProtectTools Security Manager
DigitalPersona Local Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\DigitalPersona\Bin\DPAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • DPDeviceAfss.dll - DigitalPersona Pro for Active Directory (Authentec Device Controller)
  • DPDeviceAuthentec.dll
  • DPDeviceValidity.dll - Validity Device Controller
  • DPAdminRes.dll - HP ProtectTools Security Manager (DPAdminRes Module)
  • DPAdminSnapin.dll - DigitalPersona Administration Console Snap-in
  • DPAgent.exe - DigitalPersona Local Agent
  • DPAthTok.dll - DigitalPersona Authentication Token Manager
  • DPAuthEn.dll - Authentication Enforcement Engine
  • DPAutoUpdates.dll - DP Automatic Updates
  • DPBackupRestore.dll - DP BackupRestore
  • DPCOper2.dll - Fingerprint Operations
  • DPCrStor.dll - Credential Storage
  • DpCtblue.dll - DigitalPersona Drawing Support
  • DpCtgif.dll
  • DpCtrls.dll - DigitalPersona Controls Support
  • DPDB.dll - Local Database
  • DPDBConv.dll - Local Database Conversion Utility
  • DPDevice2.dll - U.are.U Device Controller
  • DPDeviceAfss8.dll
  • DPDeviceAfss9.dll
  • DPDeviceBroadcomBip.dll - BroadcomBip Device Controller
  • DPDeviceEgistec.dll - Egistec Device Controller
  • DPDeviceUpekBs.dll - UpekBs Device Controller
  • DPDeviceValidity301.dll
  • DPDeviceValidityVcs.dll
  • DPDeviceWBF.dll - WBF Device Controller
  • DPDomAcv.dll - DigitalPersona Domain Activator Service
  • DPDomSyn.dll - DigitalPersona Domain Synchronization Manager
  • DPHHView.exe - HTML Help Viewer
  • DPHomeAdm.dll - DP Dashboard Home Page
  • DpHostW.exe - DigitalPersona Local Host
  • DPILPro.dll - Pro Workstation Identification List
  • DPMiniDashboard.exe - DigitalPersona Mini Dashboard
  • DPMux.dll - Device Manager
  • DpoPS.dll - Protected Storage
  • DpoSet.dll - Settings Implementation
  • DPOtsMsg.dll - Message Collection
  • DPPasswordAuthProvider.dll
  • DPPS3.dll - Proxy-Stub
  • DPPTEventLog.dll - DP Event Log proxy
  • DPPTUtils.dll - DigitalPersona SDK Utilities
  • DPRunDll.exe - DigitalPersona DLL Wrapper
  • DpSvInfo2.dll - Server Info Provider
  • DPUserAuth.dll - DigitalPersona Dashboard
  • DPAgentOtsPlugin.dll - DigitalPersona Pro (DigitalPersona DPAgent OTS Plug-in)
  • DpBrandingPersonal.dll - Branding for DigitalPersona Password Manager
  • DpBrandingPersonalDell.dll - Branding for DigitalPersona Personal
  • DPExpImp.exe - Import and Export Wizard
  • DpFbView.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component
  • DpFillin.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Fill-in
  • DpFpLogonManager.exe - Fingerprint Logon Manager
  • DpMiniOnlineIds.dll - DP Dashboard Online Ids
  • DpOCache.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Cache
  • DpOFeedb.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback
  • DPOnlineIDs.dll
  • DpOtsCll.dll - DigitalPersona OTS
  • DpOtsSht.dll - DigitalPersona Quick Links
  • DpUTrain.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Training Tool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DpHostW.exe runs as a service named 'DpHost' (DpHost).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DPAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DpAgent' which loads as C:\Program Files\DigitalPersona\Bin\dpagent.exe.

How do I remove DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software?

You can uninstall DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 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 DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.30, 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 DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.07%
Windows Vista 30.53%
Windows 10 7.63%
Windows XP 0.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.87%
Windows 10 Pro 3.05%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.45%
  Canada 5.03%
  United Kingdom 4.47%
  Australia 3.91%
  Iran 3.91%
  Israel 2.79%
  India 2.23%
  Estonia 1.68%
  Vietnam 1.12%
  South Africa 1.12%
  Belgium 1.12%
  United Arab Emirates 1.12%
  Poland 1.12%
  Malaysia 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.22%
Alienware 0.78%
Common models
Dell Vostro 3700 15.50%
Dell Vostro 3500 15.50%
Dell Studio 1735 11.63%
Dell Vostro 3300 10.08%
Dell Studio 1737 8.53%
Dell Studio 1537 8.53%

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona provides endpoint protection solutions and biometric authentication products whose products include DigitalPersona Pro, a suite of centrally-managed security solutions that protects access to data and applications.
Publisher URL: www.digitalpersona.com


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