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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,247
United States Rank #24,210
Reach 0.0042%


3.0.0 69.49%
1.0.2 30.51%

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HP Boot Optimizer

What is HP Boot Optimizer?

The HP Boot Optimizer was designed to intelligently determine what programs need to be run at startup and to launch them based on available resources. HP claims that this improves startup performance.


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is 3.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 508 KB (520,192 bytes).

HP Boot Optimizer 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
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mobile stream\easytether\adb
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3BA95526-6AE0-4B87-A62D-17187EF565FC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 508 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Boot Optimizer

  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)
  • vjsharpsxs10.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual J# .NET (Microsoft Visual J# .NET Redistributable Package SxS DLL)
  • vjswfchost.dll - Hosting environment for com.ms.wfc.html in IE
  • vrfauto.dll - Application Verifier (Windows Application Verifier Automation DLL)
  • wdfcoinstaller01009.dll - WDF Coinstaller
  • wimgapi.dll - Windows Imaging Library
  • wimmountinstall.exe - WimMount setup
  • wimserv.exe - Wimfltr v2 extractor
  • winusbcoinstaller2.dll - Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Platform Device Update Co-Installer

How do I remove HP Boot Optimizer?

Quickly and completely remove HP Boot Optimizer 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 Boot Optimizer 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 Boot Optimizer, 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 Boot Optimizer.

Win XP 64%
Win 8 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 74.58%
Windows 7 18.64%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Windows 8 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 74.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.45%
Windows 8 Pro 1.82%
Windows 7 Professional 1.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.38%
  Canada 9.59%
  Belgium 2.74%
  France 2.74%
  Australia 2.74%
  Germany 2.74%
  United Kingdom 2.74%
  Chile 1.37%
  Switzerland 1.37%
  Finland 1.37%
  Sweden 1.37%
  Mexico 1.37%
  Austria 1.37%
  New Zealand 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 87.04%
American Megatrends 7.41%
Dell 1.85%
Common models
ASUSTeK C51/MCP51 5.66%
Compaq Presario 061 ES010... 3.77%
Compaq Presario 061 ER978... 1.89%
Compaq Presario 061 EL426... 1.89%
Compaq Presario 061 EK470... 1.89%
Parallels Software Intern... 1.89%

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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