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Should I remove Product Registration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,369
United States Rank #5,110
Reach 0.0400%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.25 days
4.98 days >
Average installed length: 2.62 days


VersionDistribution 5.68% 94.32%

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Product Registration


Product Registration is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 28 files and is usually about 19.09 MB (20,021,026 bytes). Dell.Tribbles.Agent.Plugins.SelfUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 87% of users of Product Registration come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Product Registration\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B96204EB-3051-4B4F-9534-ED13FE7095D1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 19.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Product Registration

  • Interop.TaskScheduler.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TaskScheduler'.
  • Dell.Tribbles.Agent.Plugins.AppTelemetry.dll - Dell.Tribbles.Plugins.AppTelemetry
  • Dell.Tribbles.Agent.Plugins.SelfUpdate.dll - Dell.Tribbles.Plugins.SelfUpdate
  • Dell.Tribbles.Agent.Plugins.SystemInfo.dll - Dell.Tribbles.Plugins.SystemInfo
  • Dell.KickStart.Agent.Plugins.Features.dll - Dell.KickStart.Plugins.Features
  • Dell.KickStart.Registration.Configuration.dll - Registration.Configuration
  • KickStart.UI.Repositories.dll - KickStart.UI.Repositories
  • AppTelemetry.Repository.dll - AppTelemetry.Repository
  • PRSvc.exe - KickStart.WindowService
  • DCF.Agent.exe - Dell Client Framework (DCF.Agent)
  • DCF.Common.dll - DCF.Common
  • DCF.Interfaces.dll - DCF.Interfaces
  • DCF.Resources.dll - DCF.Resources
  • DCF.UXLib.dll - DCF.UXLib
  • Dell.KickStart.Features.Common.dll - Dell.KickStart.Common
  • KickStart.UI.Controls.dll - KickStart.UI.Controls
  • Dell.KickStart.Registration.Common.dll - Registration.Common
  • KickStart.Common.dll - KickStart.Common
  • Dell.KickStart.Features.Configuration.dll - Configuration
  • Dell.KickStart.Agent.Plugins.Registration.dll - Registration
  • ProductRegistration.exe - KickStart.UI
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PRSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Dell Product Registration' (Dell Product Registration) "Dell Product Registration service".

How do I remove Product Registration?

Quickly and completely remove Product Registration from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Product Registration 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 Product Registration, 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 Product Registration.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.32%
  Canada 3.75%
  United Kingdom 2.32%
  Australia 2.09%
  India 0.44%
  France 0.33%
  Netherlands 0.33%
  Brazil 0.22%
  Germany 0.22%
  Greece 0.22%
  Israel 0.22%
  Italy 0.22%
  Japan 0.22%
  Malaysia 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.93%
Alienware 1.07%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5558 10.68%
Dell Inspiron 3847 10.14%
Dell XPS 8900 8.19%
Dell Inspiron 7559 7.83%
Dell Inspiron 5559 5.34%
Dell XPS 15 9550 5.16%

About Dell

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


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