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Should I remove HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox

Overview

HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 12 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 75% of users of HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\hp photosmart pro b8300 series\toolbox
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F54FD0F6-5439-4412-A4FA-54E0D9D9BF8D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox

  • hpjcmn1.dll - Hewlett-Packard Federation Hpcommon Library
  • hpjsnm1.dll - Hewlett-Packard Federation SNMP Library
  • hpjpts1.dll - Hewlett-Packard Federation PTS Library
  • hpsf00ew.dll - HP Printing System for Windows (HPSFEW.DLL)
  • hpwvbus.dll - Toolbox for HP Printing System for Windows
  • hpwvc95.dll - Common Services Module for HP Printing System for Windows
  • hpwvsvb.dll
  • hpwvsvc.dll
  • hpwvtbx.exe
  • hpwvtre.dll
  • mpm.exe
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpwvtbx.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HPWVTOOLBOX' which loads as C:\Program Files\HP\HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series\Toolbox\HPWVTBX.exe "-i".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hpwvtbx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HP\HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series\Toolbox\HPWVTBX.exe'.

How do I remove HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox?

Quickly and completely remove HP Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox 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 Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox 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 Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox, 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 Photosmart Pro B8300 series Toolbox.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  United Kingdom 25.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Apple 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion GQ504AA-ABU a... 16.67%
Dell Precision WorkSt... 16.67%
D845HV HV84510A 16.67%
ASUSTeK A6VM 16.67%
Apple Inc. iMac9,1 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 16.67%

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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