This article describes some of the software products that Dell pre-installs on home computers.
McAfee SecurityCenter provides subscription-based real-time protection against viruses, spyware and other malicious programs.
For information on activating McAfee SecurityCenter, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article, Protect Your Computer or Remove Malware in Microsoft Windows
For help and how-to information on McAfee SecurityCenter, refer to the McAfee Support website
Microsoft Office is a suite of productivity applications. Some applications included in different versions are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint and Microsoft Outlook. For information on
Microsoft Office 2010 activation and version information, refer to the Dell Knowledge Base Article, Microsoft Office 2010 Frequently Asked Questions
For support information, visit the Microsoft Office website and click Support at the top of the page to get started.
Roxio Creator is a suite of tools that allows you burn data, music or videos to a writeable/rewriteable CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc.
For support and how-to information for Roxio Creator, refer to the Roxio Support Website.
Cyberlink PowerDVD enables seamless playback of DVD and Blu-Ray discs, along with premium sound and video quality.
For information on Cyberlink PowerDVD 8, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article, Cyberlink PowerDVD 8.0 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dell Stage replaces Dell Dock on home computers, and appears as a window of "tiles" along the bottom of the screen that is configurable to your needs.
For more information on how to use Dell Stage, refer to: Dell Stage Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dell Dock provides a convenient location to store the icons for your programs, minimizing clutter on the desktop and streamlining the path to your commonly used applications.
For information on Dell Dock, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article, Dell Dock Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dell Support Center is an automated update/upgrade and notification system for your computer that uses advanced technology to detect your hardware and software configuration. This technology allows Dell Support to offer you updates, upgrades and information that are specifically relevant to your computer.
For more information on what Dell Support Center is, system requirements and privacy policies, visit the Dell Support Center website.
To download the latest version of Dell Support Center, click the link below to download from the Drivers and Downloads website.
The Dell QuickSet utility provides the user easy access to configure settings for power management, icon and font size, display brightness, and volume control as well as other functions.
To download the latest version of Dell QuickSet for your computer, click the link below to download from the Drivers and Downloads website.
Dell Webcam Central is a basic program that allows you to use the camera built into your laptop computer.
For information on installing or uninstalling Dell Webcam Central or how to troubleshoot issues with the program, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article, Webcam Is not Functioning
Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 is a backup application installed on Dell Inspiron, Studio and XPS computers as of April 22, 2009.
For detailed information on DataSafe Local Backup 2.0, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article, What is Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0?
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Last Date Modified: 08/28/2014 10:00 AM