Dell Precision Optimizer Dell Precision Optimizer

How to uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer from your computer

Dell Precision Optimizer is a computer program. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Dell Inc.. Further information on Dell Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more info about Dell Precision Optimizer on Dell Inc.'s website. Usually the Dell Precision Optimizer program is found in the C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Dell Precision Optimizer by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{D66A3355-FEA4-4F60-8BAF-D6CBEDB396D8}\setup.exe. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. DellPerformanceOptimization.exe is the Dell Precision Optimizer's primary executable file and it takes close to 1.86 MB (1948544 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Dell Precision Optimizer. They take 16.89 MB (17707648 bytes) on disk.

  • atiw.exe (130.88 KB)
  • DcsuWrap.exe (2.44 MB)
  • DellPoaEvents.exe (5.77 MB)
  • DellPoaPwr.exe (693.38 KB)
  • dpoCmd.exe (235.88 KB)
  • DPONotificationPopUp.exe (676.38 KB)
  • gfxPlugins.exe (161.88 KB)
  • Inst.exe (111.38 KB)
  • LoadDefaults.exe (121.88 KB)
  • nvapiw.exe (404.88 KB)
  • poaService.exe (1.22 MB)
  • poaSmSrv.exe (337.88 KB)
  • poaTaServ.exe (1.04 MB)
  • poaUser.exe (176.38 KB)
  • profUpd.exe (173.88 KB)
  • upgradeOpt.exe (148.38 KB)
  • DellPerformanceOptimization.exe (1.86 MB)
  • DPORecommend.exe (1.12 MB)
  • dpoTelemetrySvc.exe (148.38 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 4.0.12 of Dell Precision Optimizer. You can find here a few links to other Dell Precision Optimizer versions: to view all...
Dell Precision Optimizer has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer:
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\ati.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\atiw.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\cfgEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Clarity.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\cpiProcessor.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\cpiSystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DcsuWrap.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\C1.WPF.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\C1.WPF.C1Chart.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\C1.WPF.Pdf.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\C1.WPF.Zip.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\Clarity.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\DellPerformanceOptimization.Domain.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\DellPerformanceOptimization.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\DPORecommend.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\TransitionControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPerformanceOptimization\WpfHwndHostControlLibrary.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPoaEvents.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DellPoaPwr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DPO.INI
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\dpoClean.mof
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\dpoCmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DPONotificationPopUp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DPOProv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\dpoProv.mof
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\dpoSupp2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\dpoSupp2Wrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\de\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\en\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\es\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\fr\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\ja\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\ko\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\MultiSystemDiskReport.rdl
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\pt\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\SingleSystemDiskReport.rdl
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\sms_def_dpo3.mof
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\zh\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Enterprise\zh-tw\DPO 4 0 Enterprise Manual.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\gfxPlugins.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\gfxPluginServer.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\de\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\en\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\es\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\fr\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\ja\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\ko\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\pt\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\zh\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Help\zh-tw\DPPOHelp.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Inst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\LoaUserNames.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\localDisk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\monEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\mpiDDV.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\mpiIntel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\mpiSystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\nvapiw.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\nvidia.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\PerfApps.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\POADrvr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\POADrvr.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\POAEvents.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaPolicySchema.xsd
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaProfileSchema.xsd
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaService.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaSignatureSchema.xsd
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaSmSrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\PoaSMSrvPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaTaServ.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\poaUser.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{0A2529C8-30FD-4E03-92AC-CE26DE654E5C}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{0F5E0646-0336-41FE-9E07-A444AF998FB0}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{11AA33BC-89C8-4BC6-9FA1-20ECBFA0A25B}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{12424FA6-A973-47DB-ADAA-C3E51F1C6FAB}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{18375083-5759-4063-81C8-FEB55845A77E}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{1892CB7E-6AD3-4291-8BA6-27E99C52A8F5}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{1A18D01D-F764-42BE-B309-4A93E3C90129}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{1AE49C63-747F-431C-9D34-3E7B7AFD0FED}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{1E583604-5E18-42A0-971A-F021B7477476}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{24FDFE6C-76E3-47BF-A48A-C759D5B43F3F}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{2614942C-9929-4E53-99D8-A430DE1D0403}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{281E3CF7-6753-4C3F-89F7-7F0E735174DF}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{28BF4BDE-CD84-431B-A426-CC7889CE5F00}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{29882429-8BD8-4031-A277-254C9A2E4FD1}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\policy-{2B3FC73E-A164-4A66-A9C7-AE2DDB9A1AAE}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{32BFFCF8-3C8A-4F96-888E-2DD8DD817C42}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{32EDC6AD-556B-498C-BEE7-7445EC185B1D}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{34EAD606-4A52-44CA-852A-F631F33DC48B}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{35305494-418D-4D35-AE9E-C7ADA6F6D475}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{366702FC-4DF7-46D0-B272-6D0AD373843D}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{36B2C5E8-5727-420C-8372-ED5422A4DB23}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{38371505-D0C7-48E9-9CED-FC72DB156F37}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{390B97B9-634E-45B4-8B38-109BBC46EF4E}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{3A2FAC92-2E3D-404A-A3E0-129701938407}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{3EDE325F-95FB-459E-B9BB-AC66DE96D5E5}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{42BE2B61-99C0-44AE-8DF7-E019206A1C66}.dpx
  • C:\Program Files\Dell\PPO\Policies.Default\AllMachines\Policy-{44814019-9F66-4888-806C-6BD39D0A2C73}.dpx

Usually the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dell Inc.\Dell Precision Optimizer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D66A3355-FEA4-4F60-8BAF-D6CBEDB396D8}

A way to uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dell Precision Optimizer is a program by the software company Dell Inc.. Some people choose to erase this application. This is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK way to erase Dell Precision Optimizer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Dell Precision Optimizer or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Dell Precision Optimizer". If it is installed on your PC the Dell Precision Optimizer application will be found automatically. When you click Dell Precision Optimizer in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Dell Precision Optimizer, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dell Precision Optimizer:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{D66A3355-FEA4-4F60-8BAF-D6CBEDB396D8}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer.
Uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer

8. After uninstalling Dell Precision Optimizer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Dell Precision Optimizer which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Dell Precision Optimizer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer by Dell Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Dell Precision Optimizer by Dell Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Dell Precision Optimizer in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-02-13 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-13 14:55:01.233