Performance and Usage
If you opt to use Dell PC Checkup Online, you will be prompted to install a browser add-on, tgctlcm.cab. Once installed, you will find four SupportSoft ActiveX controls in your browser: tgctlcm.dll, tgctlsi.dll, tgctlsr.dll and sprtexternal.dll. Dell PC Checkup Online will automatically scan the computer using your browser and display the results. There is no option to configure what PC Checkup Online will scan. The only option is to rescan your Dell PC and view or print the PC Checkup scan results.
With Dell Support Software Center, you have the options to choose what to scan using Dell PC Checkup, save up to five scan reports, automated fixes for any errors with option to request for your confirmation prior to fixing any system configuration errors.
Scanning using Dell PC Checkup uses 40 to 64MB of RAM and it does not slow down the computer.
If no issues are found, you will be presented with the following scan results:
Below is the scan result using Dell PC Checkup Online: The only security checks that Dell PC Checkup Online will check are the security settings for Microsoft Office 2003 or 2007 software. If you will use Dell Support Center, it can also check other security configuration in the system e.g. Windows Update settings and if an antivirus program is not installed or its status.