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Should I remove HP Auto?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.12935.3667 42.86%
1.0.12494.3472 57.14%

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HP Auto

What is HP Auto?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

With HP’s innovative Auto-Off technology, you can configure your device to automatically turn off either when it senses there is no activity after a set interval, or at a predetermined time each day. If your device also includes HP Auto-On technology, you can decide whether it will awaken at a set time each day (and yo...  Read more

Overview

HP Auto is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is 1.0.12494.3472, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 2 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Auto\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CC4D56B7-6F18-470B-8734-ABCD75BCF4F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Auto

  • HPAuto.exe - HPAuto (HP Usage Improvement Tracking)
  • HPUserInfo.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • HPAuto.exe runs as a service named 'HPAuto'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

HPAuto.exe
Memory:3.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00002867%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,547
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:1
70 average
I/O reads/min:35 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove HP Auto?

Quickly and completely remove HP Auto from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Auto 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 HP Auto, 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 HP Auto.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 20%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

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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