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Should I remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,130
United States Rank #15,270
Reach 0.0483%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.21 days
950.13 days >
Average installed length: 499.22 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.00 E1 14.62%
4.00 D2 10.49%
4.00 C1 8.71%
4.00 B1 11.52%
4.00 A7 14.18%
3.00 F2 3.55%
3.00 F1 30.58%
3.00 A1 6.35%

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BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools

What is BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

This package contains the BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools Utility for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools Utility enables users to set BIOS options through a Microsoft Windows based application that is hosted under the HP ProtectTools Security Manager.

Overview

The most common release is 3.00 f1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 2.59 MB (2,718,344 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D2A36D72-D053-4FD5-8EC6-C8DF653B7879}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools

Program module:HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll
Name:HPWMIBIOSSettings Module
HPWMIBIOSSettings is a Windows based application to set the BIOS F-10 Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools\HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll
MD5:e1cd6148f5d4f0a61806c83ce7846c5e
  • HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll - HPWMIBIOSSettings Module (HPWMIBIOSSettings is a Windows based application to set the BIOS F-10 Settings)

How do I remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

Quickly and completely remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,130
 
REACH
~0.05%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 61.00%
Windows 7 22.60%
Windows XP 14.77%
Windows 8 1.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 25.64%
Windows Vista Home Basic 23.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 12.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.11%
  Germany 8.27%
  Italy 7.57%
  France 6.59%
  Spain 6.59%
  United Kingdom 6.31%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Finland 3.93%
  Czech Republic 2.95%
  Sweden 2.81%
  Poland 2.52%
  Canada 2.24%
  Austria 2.10%
  Belgium 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.51%
Dell 0.60%
Acer 0.60%
Compaq 0.15%
ASUS 0.15%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 20.34%
HP Compaq 6735s 10.17%
HP Compaq 6730s 7.97%
HP Compaq 6830s 5.59%
HP Compaq 6820s 5.25%
HP ProBook 4510s 3.73%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com

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