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Should I remove HP Control Zone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,103
United States Rank #8,359
Reach 0.0210%

Versions

VersionDistribution
19.0.12.98 14.97%
19.0.12.95 19.05%
19.0.4.0 0.34%
18.1.48.55 2.04%
18.1.30.7 0.34%
18.1.30.2 0.34%
18.1.7.19 0.34%
18.1.7.16 26.19%
18.1.7.8 19.73%
18.1.5.2 4.42%
18.0.6.2 3.06%
17.0.5.18 9.18%

HP Control Zone

Overview

HP Control Zone is a program developed by Synaptics. The most used version is 18.1.7.16, 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. 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 23 files and is usually about 135.26 MB (141,828,003 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of HP Control Zone come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synaptics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynISDLL.dll",standAloneUninstall
Estimated size: 135.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Control Zone

  • SynReflash.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Reflash Application (TouchPad Reflash)
  • InstNT.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Driver (TouchPad Driver Installation Application)
  • SynISDLL.dll - Install Resource Strings
  • SynMood.exe - MoodPad
  • SynToshiba.exe - Toshiba Custom PlugIn Application
  • SynTPCOM.dll - Synaptics TouchPad Interfaces
  • SynTPCpl.dll - 64-bit TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements
  • SynTPEnhPS.dll - Synaptics Proxy Server
  • SynTPEnhService.exe - 64-bit Synaptics Pointing Enhance Service
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPRes.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial
  • Smb_driver_AMDASF.sys - Synaptics SMBus Driver
  • Smb_driver_Intel.sys
  • SynSysDetect.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements.
Service
  • SynTPEnhService.exe runs as a service named 'SynTPEnh Caller Service' (SynTPEnhService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SynTPEnh' which loads as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe.

How do I remove HP Control Zone?

Quickly and completely remove HP Control Zone 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 Control Zone 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 Control Zone, 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 Control Zone.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 8 98%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 98.31%
Windows 7 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 56.12%
Windows 10 Home 32.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.08%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.70%
Windows 10 Pro 1.02%
Windows 7 Professional 1.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.73%
  Germany 1.59%
  Canada 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  France 1.14%
  Italy 0.91%
  Australia 0.91%
  India 0.91%
  Saudi Arabia 0.68%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  United Kingdom 0.45%
  United Arab Emirates 0.45%
  Mexico 0.45%
  New Zealand 0.45%

About Synaptics

Synaptics develops human interface solutions for many OEMs whcih are pre-installed and included with PCs and laptops for companies such as Apple, Asus, Acer, Dell, Gateway, HP, Sony, Toshiba and numerous others.
Publisher URL: www.synaptics.com

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