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Dell Support Center, v.DSC 2 Patch 2.1 Build 2.1.08060, A07

The Dell Support Center is a centrally-located, easy-to-use application providing personalized support resources.

Whether you prefer online support, chat features, or calling a customer support representative; the Dell Support Center lets you choose the support that fits your needs.
Automatically locates personalized system information including your Service Tag Number, PC Model Number, Express Service Code, as well as your Service Contract information.
Provides alerts, enhanced troubleshooting, Drivers and Downloads, training and tutorials, and technical support to help keep you up-to-date with valuable system information.
Allow Dell to monitor and diagnose problems on your system (with your permission) before they may actually affect you, offering alerts for fast resolution.

Version

Other versions
DSC 2 Patch 2 Build 8044,A06 05 Mar 20088:25:14 AM

Applies to

INFO,.NET@V,20000;

Date

Release date
11 Dec 2008
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Urgent. Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R180808-3.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 30MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
b4a2ee0659194f7ffe7a6d0417c5f6bf
SHA1:
Not available
SHA-256:
Not available

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


Important Information

This is a full release of the Dell Support Center application which contains fixes for issues experienced in the Dell Support Center version 2.0.0.07311 or lower.

If you already have verion 2.1.08060 or greater you don't need this patch. In order to check which version of Dell Support Center you have installed, do the following:
- Click on "Start" menu button (lower left hand corner of window)
- Click on "All Programs"
- Click on "Dell Support Center"
- Click on "About Dell Support Center" to display the version

If you have an earlier version than 2.1.08060, you will need to remove it first prior to downloading and installing this version. That can be done by:

- Click on "Start" menu button (lower left hand corner of window)
- Click on "Control Panel"
- Click on "Add\Remove" programs
- Select entry for Dell Support Center
- Click "Uninstall"

Release Notes:

- This build contains fix DSC which would cause other Dell applications such as Dell DataSafe and Dell PC Migration to malfunction upon unistallation of DSC.

Fixes & Enhancements

New Proactive Alerting

Dell Support Center’s automated update and notification Alerts

Help keep your system up to date and running efficiently
Detect when you are connected to the Internet and automatically check for items that are relevant to your system
Includes software upgrades, drivers, and patches



New Enhanced Troubleshooting

Dell PC Checkup’s1 troubleshooting and diagnostic tool

Scans and tests your system hardware
Provides automated fixes for common configuration issues
Creates detailed reports that can be used by Dell agents to help resolve any issues quickly

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for R180808-3.exe:

Vista

1.Click the "Download Now" link, to download the file.
2.When the "File Download" window appears, click "Save'.
3.The "Save As" window appears, click on "Desktop" and then click "Ok" to save the file in your desktop. If "Desktop" is not showing, click "More", then "Desktop".
4.When the "Download Complete" window appears, click Run. If you closed the "Download Complete" window before clicking run, find the R180808-3.exe file on your desktop and double click on it run it.
5.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
6.You will see a dialog box come up titled "User Account Control" asking for permission to continue. You will need to click on the "Continue" button to successfully install Dell Support Center.
7. Once installation completes, the application will be launched. Go through the initialization steps to successfully initialize the application. During the application initialization steps, you will see a dialog box come up titled "User Account Control" asking for permission to continue. You will need to click on the "Continue" button to successfully initialize Dell Support Center.

XP

1.Click the "Download Now" link, to download the file.
2.When the "File Download" window appears, click "Save'.
3.The "Save As" window appears, click on "Desktop" and then click "Ok" to save the file in your desktop.
4.When the "Download Complete" window appears, click Run. If you closed the "Download Complete" window before clicking run, find the R180808-3.exe file on your desktop and double click on it run it.
5.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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