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Dell Data Protection | Access

This package provides the Dell Data Protection | Access and is supported on Latitude, Tablet, OptiPlex and Precision that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable.

- Enhanced Dell ControlVault HCI Driver component.


Version 2.01.018, A03


Dell Data Protection

Release date

04 May 2012

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DDPA_drivers_A03_R308498.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 65 MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP, 64-bit
Dell Data Protection User's Guide PDF (369 KB)
Dell Data Protection User's Guide PDF (369 KB)
Dell Data Protection Quick Guide PDF (738 KB)
Dell Data Protection Quick Guide PDF (738 KB)
Applies to
Authentec AES2810 Windows Biometric Framework
Dell Data Protection | Access
Dell Data Protection | Access -- Driver Package
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\48C19" (Where '48C19' is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\48C19" (where '48C19' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Important Information
For Installation of Dell Data Protection | Access solution, you must perform the following in the exact order: (follow all reboots / restarts recommended by the installation utility)
1. Uninstall any prior versions of Dell Data Protection | Access or Dell ControlPoint Security Manager software and drivers (if installed on the computer). Back up any security credentials prior to uninstalling.
2. Install the Dell Data Protection | Access Pre-Requisite package (not required for Windows 7 operating systems)
3. Install the Dell Data Protection | Access Driver package
4. Install the Dell Data Protection | Access Middleware package
5. Reboot system
6. Install the Dell Data Protection | Application package
7. Reboot system The Dell Data Protection | Access Application will install into the Start Menu under Programs\Dell\Dell Data Protection\Access.

Note: No desktop or task tray icons will be placed onto the system by default. For detailed installation instructions, please read the Dell Data Protection | Access Users Guide from -> Manuals -> Software -> Dell Utility -> Dell Data Protection
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