Application Dell Foundation Services

How to uninstall Dell Foundation Services from your PC

This page is about Dell Foundation Services for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Dell Inc.. More info about Dell Inc. can be found here. You can read more about about Dell Foundation Services at . The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing Dell Foundation Services is MsiExec.exe /X{0D2426EF-A4D1-403B-B78B-2897D6AD3021}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 48.84 KB (50016 bytes) on disk and is called DCF.Agent.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside Dell Foundation Services. They occupy about 120.20 KB (123088 bytes) on disk.

  • DCF.Agent.exe (48.84 KB)
  • DFSSvc.exe (71.36 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.1.333.0 of Dell Foundation Services. You can find below a few links to other Dell Foundation Services versions: to view all...
Dell Foundation Services has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services

The files below were left behind on your disk by Dell Foundation Services when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Agent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Branding.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Interfaces.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.Agent.Plugins.DDVPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.AppTelemetry.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.AppTelemetry.Configuration.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.DDVPlugin.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.DDVPlugin.Configuration.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.SelfUpdate.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.SelfUpdate.Configuration.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.SystemInfo.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\Dell.Tribbles.SystemInfo.Configuration.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DellAppUpdater.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DFSSvc.exe.config
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\log4net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\SharpBITS.Base.dll
  • C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{905A04DE-298A-40C3-9B9A-2AAC8E60D902}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Dell|Dell Foundation Services|DFSSvc.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FE6242D01D4AB3047BB882796DDA0312

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FE6242D01D4AB3047BB882796DDA0312\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\

How to uninstall Dell Foundation Services with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dell Foundation Services is an application marketed by Dell Inc.. Frequently, people want to erase this application. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to erase Dell Foundation Services is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Dell Foundation Services or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Dell Foundation Services". If it exists on your system the Dell Foundation Services app will be found very quickly. When you click Dell Foundation Services in the list of programs, the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Dell Foundation Services, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dell Foundation Services:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{0D2426EF-A4D1-403B-B78B-2897D6AD3021}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Dell Foundation Services.
Uninstall Dell Foundation Services

8. After uninstalling Dell Foundation Services, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dell Foundation Services that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dell Foundation Services using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Dell Foundation Services by Dell Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Dell Foundation Services by Dell Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dell Foundation Services supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 19:00:44.280