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United States Rank #21,211
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.30 D2 100.00%

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HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.30 D2

What is HP Quick Launch Buttons D2?

This program contains software that enables customers to program the Quick Launch Buttons on the keyboard and the external Easy Access Buttons Keyboard for the supported notebook models and operating systems. This application enables menu control of various buttons such as volume, internal/external display, and mute on/off.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Some HP notebook PCs come with Quick Launch buttons. Quick Launch buttons enable you to quickly access the programs that you use most frequently. For example, if you frequently travel for your job to give presentations, you could program the Presentation button to always open a presentation that you frequently useā€”all ...  Read more

Overview

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. 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 main program executable is qlbctrl.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 15.08 MB (15,815,339 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{34D2AB40-150D-475D-AE32-BD23FB5EE355}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 uninst
Estimated size: 15.08 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.30 D2

Program executable:qlbctrl.exe
Name:HP Quick Launch Buttons
Quick Launch Buttons
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp quick launch buttons\qlbctrl.exe
MD5:8cf6e6202c505953bb06aaf1ab12bdb5
Additional files:
  • applun64.exe - HP Quick Launch Buttons (64 bit launch for presentation)
  • BezlACTN.dll - Bezel Action Functions
  • btnactn.exe - BTN ACTN
  • Com4Qlb.exe - Com for QLB software
  • DispActn.dll - Display related action
  • FnKyACTN.dll - Fn Key actions
  • GetBiosData.dll - Get BIOS information
  • GetPresTile.exe - Tile Synchronization
  • hpqExec.dll - Action Dll
  • hpSysInfo.exe - SyInfo
  • Launch64.exe - 64 Volume launch
  • PushHid.dll - push hid packets
  • qlbDisp.dll - qlbDisp Module
  • RollBackDr.exe - Driver RollBack
  • RollBackDr64.exe
  • WMIrep.exe - Repair WMI Service
  • MCSVActn.dll - HP Quick Lauch Buttons (Action DLL that handles mode change in Tablet systems)
  • QMActn.dll - Action DLL that handles QMenu actions.
  • DspSwtch.exe - DspSwtch Application (Display Swtch Application)
  • hpqactn.dll - Quick Launch Buttons (hpqql Dynamic Link Library)
  • hpqlbVer.exe - hpqlbVer Application
  • launchAP.exe - AP Launcher
  • QLBSERVICE.dll - QLB (QLB Database Handler)
  • AddDriver.exe
  • AddDriver64.exe
  • HidActn.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • launchAP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2941C0E8-9FA4-4717-8F72-4EA95F05BFE0}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • Com4Qlb.exe runs as a service named 'Com4Qlb' (Com4Qlb).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QLBCTRL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QlbCtrl' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe" /Start.

How do I remove HP Quick Launch Buttons D2?

Quickly and completely remove HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.30 D2 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 Quick Launch Buttons D2 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 Quick Launch Buttons 6.30 D2, 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 Quick Launch Buttons D2.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
 
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 Vista 98.21%
Windows 7 1.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 91.07%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  Germany 2.38%
  Malaysia 2.38%
  France 1.19%
  Norway 1.19%
  Korea 1.19%
  Mexico 1.19%
  Austria 1.19%
  PR 1.19%
  Canada 1.19%
  Ireland 1.19%
  Italy 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.21%
Dell 1.79%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 69.81%
HP G6000 Notebook PC 18.87%
Hewlett-Packard MCP67 5.66%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.89%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.89%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.89%

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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