I am trying to get rid of the annoying nag prompt when a new user signs in. Down in the tray there is a popup that says Dell Backup and Recovery Manger and I need this to not exist on the system so we do not get hundreds of support calls on this.
I went into appwiz.cpl and removed it, but it still pops up for new users.
I went into regedit under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and removed the DBRMTray entry. This stops it from popping up for this user, but the problem is that if a new user logs on, they get the same popup.
This is a business and we image the PC's so there's no reason to have this program installed distracting users and causing support calls. Please help me get rid of this nagware so I can re-image and sysprep so I can start deploying more of the Optiplex 390's in our organization.
Use control panel to completely remove the dell datasafe 2.0 software. HOWEVER I would make a backup onto a 16 gig or larger USB FLash drive so that when the hard drive dies you can recover to a working unit by booting and restoring from usb flash.
Creating a Full System Backup Using Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0
1 Click then click All Programs, click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 and click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0.
2 Click Back up your files then select Full System Backup.
3 To backup immediately, click
To select the location to backup to, or to schedule regular backups, click
and continue to the next step.
4 Select the location to save your backup to.
You can save your backups to your hard drive, to a rewritable CD/DVD using a CD/DVD burner, or to an external memory device like a 16 GIG OR LARGER USB memory key or USB hard drive. If an external device you want to save to is not listed, make sure it is plugged in securely then click
Once your location is selected, click
5 To create a backup immediately, select I will manually backup my system and click
To set a backup to be run at a later time, or to schedule a regularly occurring backup, click Backup my system automatically (recommended) and specify the time and date(s) to run the backup then click
6 To change any selections, click
If you chose to schedule a recurring backup and would like to start an initial backup now, click Start this backup now.
Once satisfied with your selections, click
Additional Information: Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0
Refer to the following links for additional information on Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0.
What is Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0? Article ID: 353560
Creating Your System Recovery Discs with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353561
Restoring Your Dell Computer to Original Factory Installation with Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353562
Creating a Backup Using Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353563
Restoring from a Backup Using DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353564
Upgrading To Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Professional Article ID: 353565
Frequently Asked Questions: Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 Article ID: 353566
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I also found it in C:\Dell. Deleting it from there and HKLM Run and RunOnce also helps after this is done.
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