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Should I remove Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,019
United States Rank #18,262
Reach 0.0064%


1.2.004 71.65%
1.2.0 23.62%
1.0.0 4.72%

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Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader

What is Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader?

UPEK TouchChip TCRU1C is a capacitive fingerprint scanner included with various Dell models.


Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is 1.2.004, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The programs's main executable is upeksvr.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.55 MB of memory. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 26.98 MB (28,293,587 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access\Drivers\UPEK TouchChip Fingerprint Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4E60E212-3177-4B16-BCB3-616CCC52357D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.98 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader

Program executable:upeksvr.exe
Fingerprint Server Process for Vista
Signed by:UPEK Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access\Drivers\UPEK TouchChip Fingerprint Reader\upeksvr.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006240320%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026579%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00035824%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:53,763
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:174 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:22 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader?

You can uninstall Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader 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 Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader, 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 Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.94%
Windows 10 6.25%
Windows XP 5.47%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 73.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.52%
Windows 10 Pro 6.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.97%
Windows Vista Business 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.54%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  France 3.37%
  Japan 3.37%
  Ireland 1.69%
  Singapore 1.12%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Norway 1.12%
  Australia 1.12%
  India 1.12%
  Mexico 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Germany 1.12%
  Canada 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.21%
Hewlett-Packard 0.79%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5520 13.60%
Dell OptiPlex 780 9.60%
Dell OptiPlex 380 8.00%
Dell OptiPlex 790 7.20%
Dell Latitude E6420 6.40%
Dell Latitude E5420 5.60%

About Dell

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


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