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Should I remove HP Client Management Interface Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,145
United States Rank #46,503
Reach 0.0022%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.0.4 67.74%
1.5.0.2 32.26%

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HP Client Management Interface Utilities

Overview

HP Client Management Interface Utilities is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 1.6.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 2.87 MB (3,014,144 bytes). classicshellupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 45% of users of HP Client Management Interface Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Egypt and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hpproviderutilities\sample scripts\windows scripts
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EEA0E169-D256-4CD4-8F70-30D9B8F900F7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Client Management Interface Utilities

  • classicexplorer32.dll (by IvoSoft) - Classic Shell (Adds classic Windows Explorer features)
  • classicexplorersettings.exe (by IvoSoft) - Classic Explorer Settings
  • classicie9_32.exe - Classic IE9
  • classicie9dll_32.dll - Customizations for the title bar and status bar of IE9
  • classicshellupdate.exe - Checks for a new version of Classic Shell
  • classicstartmenu.exe - Classic Start Menu
  • classicstartmenudll.dll
  • hpcmieventlogmessages.dll
  • hppwdctl.exe - HP Client Management Interface (HP Client Management Interface - Password Control for scripts)
  • idhp32.exe - IDHP32
  • interop.hppwdctl.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'hpPwdCtl'.
  • pwdconv.exe
  • readme.docx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • classicie9dll_32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ClassicIE9BHO Class' with the class of {EA801577-E6AD-4BD5-8F71-4BE0154331A4}.
  • classicexplorer32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ExplorerBHO Class' with the class of {449D0D6E-2412-4E61-B68F-1CB625CD9E52}.
2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • classicie9_32.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {56753E59-AF1D-4FBA-9E15-31557124ADA2}.
  • classicexplorer32.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {64964764-1101-4bbd-8891-B56B1A53B9B3}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • classicexplorer32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Classic Explorer Bar' with the class of {553891B7-A0D5-4526-BE18-D3CE461D6310}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • classicstartmenu.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Classic Start Menu' which loads as C:\Program Files\Classic Shell\ClassicStartMenu.exe.

How do I remove HP Client Management Interface Utilities?

Quickly and completely remove HP Client Management Interface Utilities 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 Management Interface Utilities 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 Management Interface Utilities, 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 Management Interface Utilities.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 8 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.10%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Windows XP 3.23%
Windows 8 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.81%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.23%
Windows Vista Enterprise 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Egypt 6.82%
  Singapore 4.55%
  Romania 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Chile 2.27%
  MA 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Norway 2.27%
  Greece 2.27%
  Portugal 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 80.65%
Acer 6.45%
Intel 3.23%
Dell 3.23%
Compaq 3.23%
ASUS 3.23%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 10.00%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 10.00%
HP Compaq dc7800 Small Fo... 6.67%
HP Compaq dc7800p Ultra-s... 3.33%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.33%
HP Z400 Workstation 3.33%

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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