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Should I remove HP MediaSmart Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Global Rank #24,001
United States Rank #14,590
Reach 0.0085%


VersionDistribution 0.84% 1.68% 86.55% 10.92%

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HP MediaSmart Server

What is HP MediaSmart Server?

The HP MediaSmart Server is a home server from Hewlett-Packard that runs Microsoft's Windows Home Server operating system.


HP MediaSmart Server is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 11.33 MB (11,880,448 bytes). The installed file mediasmartupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 77% of users of HP MediaSmart Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp mediasmart server\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BC76277-4A32-4F41-8640-0F42D02945AC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaSmart Server

  • controlcenter.exe - HP MediaSmart Server (NAS Control Center)
  • hpconfiguration.dll - HPConfiguration (HP Media Smart Client Software)
  • taskscheduler.dll
  • connectorsink.dll - ConnectorSink
  • dotask.exe - DoTask
  • dotask.resources.dll
  • hpconfiguration.resources.dll
  • hphsconnector.exe - HPHSConnector
  • hphsconnector.resources.dll
  • mediaaggregation.exe - MediaAggregation
  • mediaaggregation.resources.dll
  • MediaManager.exe - MediaManager
  • mediasmartupdate.dll - MediaSmartUpdate
  • mediasmartupdate.resources.dll
  • MiscUtil.dll - MiscUtil
  • WOL.exe (by digitalindia) - WOL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • mediaaggregation.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Brian C-iTunes' (Next runs on 02/06/2015 at 12:51).
  • controlcenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A44D796B-157D-4CE9-BF4E-3112025DDF1B}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Wayne-mediaAgg'.

How do I remove HP MediaSmart Server?

Quickly and completely remove HP MediaSmart Server 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 MediaSmart Server 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 MediaSmart Server, 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 MediaSmart Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.07%
Windows 8 18.49%
Windows Vista 8.40%
Windows XP 5.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.93%
Windows 7 Professional 17.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.27%
Windows 8.1 4.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.88%
  Canada 10.40%
  United Kingdom 5.78%
  Norway 2.31%
  France 1.16%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Australia 0.58%
  Germany 0.58%
  DK 0.58%
  BG 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.62%
Dell 27.40%
ASUS 8.22%
Acer 8.22%
Sony 6.85%
Toshiba 4.11%
Lenovo 1.37%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 2.94%
Dell Studio 540 1.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.96%
Sony VPCL116FX 1.96%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 1.96%
Dell Dell XPS420 0.98%

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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