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How to uninstall Dell Dock from your system

Dell Dock is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Stardock Corporation. Open here for more info on Stardock Corporation. Usually the Dell Dock application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full uninstall command line for Dell Dock is C:\ProgramData\{CBCE2F73-24E4-481F-84B2-1A5EB720D187}\delldock.exe. The program's main executable file is called DellDock.exe and its approximative size is 1.26 MB (1324384 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in Dell Dock. They occupy 1.94 MB (2031952 bytes) on disk.

  • Activate.exe (418.88 KB)
  • DellDock.exe (1.26 MB)
  • DetectOEM.exe (20.00 KB)
  • DetectTouch32.exe (21.37 KB)
  • DockLogin.exe (152.00 KB)
  • MyDockClose.exe (53.37 KB)
  • SetColor.exe (25.37 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Dell Dock version 2.0 only. You can find here a few links to other Dell Dock releases:

If you're planning to uninstall Dell Dock you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Dell Dock:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock

The files below are left behind on your disk by Dell Dock's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Activate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Data\weblink.html
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DellDock.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DetectOEM.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DetectTouch32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\009 DellDock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\009b DellDock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\010 Dock hidden.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\011 Mouse over title.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\012 IE shortcuts.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\013 Help shortcuts.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\014 Close Dell Dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\015 Start Menu icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\017 Key to icons.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\017b Key to icons.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\018 Adding a category.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\019 Adding Calc.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\019b Adding Calc.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\020 New category added.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\021 Needs a shortcut.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\022 Adding a shortcut.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\024 Shortcut added.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\025 Inserting shortcut on dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\025b Inserting shortcut on dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\025c Inserting shortcut on dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\026 Insert shortcut on sub-menu.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\027 Shortcut Help animation.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\028 Separator.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\029 Delete separator.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\031 Delete Category.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\032 Category.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\033 Shortcut.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\034 Delete category menu.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\035 Delete shortcut.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\036 Delete Shortcut confirm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\036b Delete Shortcut confirm.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\037 Delete separator.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\038 Remove desktop icon prompt.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\039 Edit category.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\040 Edit Category.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\041 Edit shortcut.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\042 Shortcut renamed.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\043 Customize Your Dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\044 Customize Your Dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\044b Customize Your Dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\045 Change location.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\046 Scrolling Now Active.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\047 Vertical dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\048 Left edge before dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\049 Left edge dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\050 left edge dock after icons moved.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\051 Change display behavior.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\052 Dock behind window.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\053 Dock in front of window.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\054b Color palette.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\055 Vista.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\056 Custom color.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\057 Colorize your dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\058 transparency.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\059 No transparency.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\060 Edit dock contents anim.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\061 About.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\062 Advanced settings.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\062b Advanced settings.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\063 Backup dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\064 Backup success.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\065 Load backup.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\066 Reset dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\067 Questions reset.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\068 Turn off Dell Dock.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\069 Dell Dock on desktop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\069b Dell Dock on desktop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\069c Dell Dock on desktop - with text - put in new desktop without icons.psp
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\069c Dell Dock on desktop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\070 No transparency.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\37 Delete separator.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\38 Remove desktop icon prompt.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\advanced_settings.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b003 Close down.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b006 Drop indicator.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b007 Close dialog.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b008 Save.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b009 Cancel.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b010 Help and Support.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b011 Customize Your Dock icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b012 OK.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b013 Slider.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b014 OK.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b015 Cancel.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b016 Save.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b017 Load.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b091_right_arrow_blue.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\b092_left_arrow_blue.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\changing_icons.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\customize.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\default.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\help_tutorials.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\Docs\intro.htm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\eula.txt

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2493A37C8C487954F9B9EE22D7BC7A85

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2493A37C8C487954F9B9EE22D7BC7A85\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DockLoginService\ImagePath

How to erase Dell Dock from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dell Dock is an application offered by the software company Stardock Corporation. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall it. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY way to uninstall Dell Dock is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Dell Dock or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dell Dock". The Dell Dock app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Dell Dock in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Dell Dock, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Dell Dock.
Uninstall Dell Dock

8. After uninstalling Dell Dock, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Dell Dock which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dell Dock with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Dell Dock by Stardock Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Dell Dock by Stardock Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dell Dock in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:13:43.590