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HP Client Automation Agent Preload

What is HP Client Automation Agent Preload?

HP Client Automation software is a PC configuration lifecycle management tool from Hewlett-Packard for automating routine client (computing) management tasks such as operating system deployments and upgrades, patch (computing) management, application software deployment, application usage monitoring, security, compliance and remote system management. HP Client Automation has two versions that cover customers with different levels of IT sophistication, size and complexity. HP Client Automation Enterprise provides policy-based device management. HP Client Automation Standard delivers task-based PC management with out-of-the-box functionality. Both versions of the software are sold as part of the HP Business Service Automation suite of products from the HP Software Division .


The main program executable is nvdkit.exe. The setup package is about 5.85 MB (6,130,092 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Client Automation Agent Preload\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{52B18ABC-AD5F-4C3C-B391-04F57B380449}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.85 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Client Automation Agent Preload

Program executable:nvdkit.exe
Name:Client Automation Tcl Runtime
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Client Automation Agent Preload\nvdkit.exe

How do I remove HP Client Automation Agent Preload?

Quickly and completely remove HP Client Automation Agent Preload 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 Client Automation Agent Preload 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 Client Automation Agent Preload, 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 Client Automation Agent Preload.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.57%
Windows 8 4.83%
Windows XP 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 90.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.03%
Windows 10 Pro 2.02%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.81%
Windows 8 Pro 0.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.86%
  Germany 4.53%
  Canada 3.67%
  France 3.25%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Sweden 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  Belgium 1.88%
  Croatia 1.88%
  Switzerland 1.79%
  Czech Republic 1.71%
  Norway 1.71%
  Italy 1.62%
  Australia 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.39%
Dell 0.31%
Acer 0.20%
ASUS 0.10%
Common models
HP ProBook 6560b 17.94%
HP EliteBook 8460p 15.19%
HP EliteBook 8560p 11.01%
HP EliteBook 8560w 9.38%
HP EliteBook 8760w 6.83%
HP ProBook 6460b 6.12%

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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