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Should I remove HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,240
United States Rank #21,890
Reach 0.0303%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.65 days
727.15 days >
Average installed length: 382.06 days


13.0.0 86.12%
12.00.0000 8.00%
11.00.0000 4.71%
10.00.0000 1.18%

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HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour


HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 13.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 10.04 MB (10,528,679 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 13% of users of HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

This program is pre-installed on HP PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
HP like most PC manufacturers engage in the pre-installation of various types of bloat and trialware. Recently, HP released a new service when purchasing a PC (typically for business customers) called HP Premier Image.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the HP PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 10.04 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour

Program executable:HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour.exe
Name:Shockwave Flash
Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 r14
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour\HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour.exe
  • HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 r14)

How do I remove HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour?

Quickly and completely remove HP Notebook Accessories Product Tour 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 Notebook Accessories Product Tour 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 Notebook Accessories Product Tour, 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 Notebook Accessories Product Tour.

Win Vista (SP2) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 71.13%
Windows XP 23.94%
Windows 7 3.76%
Windows 8 1.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 38.28%
Windows Vista Business 24.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.33%
Windows 7 Professional 1.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.27%
  Germany 10.07%
  Italy 10.07%
  United Kingdom 6.86%
  Spain 6.64%
  Finland 5.03%
  Sweden 5.03%
  France 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Czech Republic 3.20%
  Poland 2.52%
  Belgium 2.29%
  Greece 2.06%
  Canada 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.06%
Sahara 0.71%
ASUS 0.24%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 30.86%
HP 530 Notebook PC 12.35%
HP Compaq 6820s 8.33%
HP Compaq 8510p 1.85%
Hewlett-Packard nc6xxxs 1.85%
HP Compaq 6730s 1.54%

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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