Dell ControlPoint System Manager Application

This package provides the Dell ControlPoint System Manager Application and is supported on OptiPlex, XPS Notebook, Tablet, Precision and Latitude models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: Vista (32-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit).

Fixes & Enhancements

- Removed the Dell ControlPoint Launcher: There is no longer a launcher page where the System Manager pillars (Power, System and Devices and Tablet) integrate into. The pillars can now be launched independently via the Start menu.
- Fixed previously reported issues.
- Fixed issues with battery info for non Dell batteries.
- Fixed Tablet Help file issues in Korean language.
- Fixed cosmetic UI issues in Keyboard Backlighting.
- Fixed issues with not retaining the notification settings on upgrade.
- Fixed issue where quick up/down arroow key usages in XT2 caused a Prnt Scrn command to be executed.
- Changed description for Dell Power Plans to more meaningful ones.
- Removed tablet Input mode options for Win7 OS (as features are available in the OS).

- Added option to allow specification of run time language during install time (to override native OS language).


Version 1.5.00000, A16


Control Point

Release date

05 Jan 2012

Last Updated

21 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:APP_WIN_R279620.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 14 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_ControlPoint-System-Man_A16_R279620.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 13 MB
Format Description:This 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.

Other versions
1.4.00001,A15 05 Jan 20122:44:51 AM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Applies to
Dell Client Systems Manager
MOD, SW, DCPSM, L/P, 1.7
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions


1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update

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\V9VH3".(Where 'V9VH3' 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\V9VH3" (Where 'V9VH3' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Important Information
1. Even though the Dell ControlPoint Launcher / Framework has been removed, all the features / functions supported previously will still be available and functional via the independent System Manager pillars.
2. The settings for notifications (Ambient Light Sensor, Brightness, Speaker Volume and Keyboard Backlighting) settings have been moved from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dell\DellControlPoint\DIS to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dell\SysMgrExe\Preferences.
3. The registry values for DlgDisablerALS,DlgDisablerKBD,DlgDisablerKBD and DlgDisablerVOL have been replaced with ShowAmbientLightSensorNotification,ShowKeyboardBacklightNotification,ShowBrightnessNotification and ShowVolumeNotification respectively.
4. Notes to IT Admins can be found in the release package (called ITAdmins.HTML)
5. ControlPoint System Manager comprises of Power Manager, System, Devices Manager and Tablet Manager pillars.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).