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2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #9,854
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.15 days
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Average installed length: 46.79 days


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DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.20

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.


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 software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 33.34 MB (34,964,706 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{C0C2D40A-1231-46FA-8F02-B45E6BF2036A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.20

  • DPAdminRes.dll - HP ProtectTools Security Manager (DPAdminRes Module)
  • 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 - Authentec Device Controller
  • DPDeviceAfss9.dll
  • DPDeviceEgistec.dll - Egistec Device Controller
  • DPDeviceUpekBs.dll - UpekBs Device Controller
  • DPDeviceValidity301.dll - Validity Device Controller
  • DPDeviceValidityVcs.dll
  • DPDeviceWBF.dll - WBF Device Controller
  • DPDomAcv.dll - DigitalPersona Domain Activator Service
  • DPDomSyn.dll - DigitalPersona Domain Synchronization Manager
  • DPEventMsg.dll - Message Collection
  • 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
  • DPPasswordAuthProvider.dll
  • DPPS3.dll - Proxy-Stub
  • DPPTEventLog.dll - DP Event Log proxy
  • DpRunDll.exe - DigitalPersona DLL Wrapper
  • DpSvInfo2.dll - Server Info Provider
  • DPUserAuth.dll - DigitalPersona Dashboard
  • DPUserConsole.exe - User Dashboard
  • DPAgentOtsPlugin.dll - DigitalPersona Pro (DigitalPersona DPAgent OTS Plug-in)
  • DpBrandingPersonalDell.dll - Branding for DigitalPersona Personal
  • DpFbView.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback component
  • DpFillin.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Fill-in
  • DpMiniOnlineIds.dll - DP Dashboard Online Ids
  • DpOCache.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Cache
  • DpOFeedb.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Feedback
  • DPOnlineIDs.dll
  • DpOtsCll.dll - DigitalPersona OTS
  • DpOtsPluginIe8.dll
  • DpUTrain.dll - DigitalPersona OTS Training Tool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DpHostW.exe runs as a service named 'Biometrische Authenticatie Service' (DpHost).

How do I remove DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software?

Quickly and completely remove DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.20 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software 5.20, 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 DigitalPersona Fingerprint Software.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.87%
Windows 10 5.89%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 67.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.21%
Windows 10 Pro 3.08%
Windows 10 Home 1.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.65%
  Brazil 8.29%
  Germany 8.29%
  France 6.74%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  Canada 4.35%
  Israel 2.59%
  India 1.76%
  Australia 1.55%
  Mexico 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Poland 1.14%
  Vietnam 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.64%
Hewlett-Packard 0.37%
Lenovo 0.25%
Acer 0.25%
ASUS 0.25%
Sahara 0.12%
Intel 0.12%
Common models
Dell Vostro 3550 34.61%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 26.58%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 15.57%
Dell Vostro V131 8.90%
Dell Vostro 3350 7.42%
Dell Vostro 3555 2.35%

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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