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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution 6.25% 18.75% 12.50% 43.75% 18.75%

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HP Smart Storage Administrator


HP Smart Storage Administrator is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 125 files and is usually about 12.04 MB (12,627,968 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 33% of users of HP Smart Storage Administrator come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\hpssa\html\ssa1\ssadiags\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1C85E741-305F-4B0C-911D-ACA8EECC17C0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Smart Storage Administrator

  • amaction.js
  • amactionoverview.js
  • ambody.js
  • amdevicecontainer.js
  • amoperation.js
  • amresize.js
  • amtab1.js
  • amtab2.js
  • amtab3.js
  • amtreeactions.js
  • amtreenav.js
  • amtreetab.js
  • avaction.js
  • avactionoverview.js
  • avbody.js
  • avdevicecontainer.js
  • avoperation.js
  • avresize.js
  • avtab1.js
  • avtab2.js
  • avtab3.js
  • avtreeactions.js
  • avtreenav.js
  • avtreetab.js
  • getdata.js
  • hpssarequestor.exe
  • hpssaresponder.exe
  • main.js
  • marraydiagnosticsreport.js
  • marraysnav.js
  • marraystab.js
  • marraystreeactions.js
  • mcachemanagernav.js
  • mcachemanagertab.js
  • mcachemanagertreeactions.js
  • mconfiguration.js
  • mconfigurationnav.js
  • mconfigurationnavdynamicsection.js
  • mdiagnostics.js
  • mdiagnosticsnav.js
  • mdiagnosticsnavdynamicsection.js
  • mdiagnosticsoverview.js
  • mencryptionmanager.js
  • mencryptionmanageroverview.js
  • mlicensemanagernav.js
  • mlicensemanagertab.js
  • mlicensemanagertreeactions.js
  • msacontroller.js
  • msacontrolleroverview.js
  • msmartstorageadministrator.js
  • rsmartstorageadministrator.js
  • varraysnav.js
  • varraystab.js
  • varraystreeactions.js
  • vcachemanagernav.js
  • vcachemanagertab.js
  • vcachemanagertreeactions.js
  • vconfiguration.js
  • vconfigurationnav.js
  • vconfigurationnavdynamicsection.js
  • vdiagnostics.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • hpssaresponder.exe runs as a service named 'HP Smart Storage Administrator' (HP Smart Storage Administrator) "Admnister Server Storage".

How do I remove HP Smart Storage Administrator?

Quickly and completely remove HP Smart Storage Administrator 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 Smart Storage Administrator 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 Smart Storage Administrator, 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 Smart Storage Administrator.

Win 8 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 18.75%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 Es... 25.00%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 18.75%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 12.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 8.1 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Brazil 9.52%
  France 9.52%
  Romania 9.52%
  CY 4.76%
  South Africa 4.76%
  Colombia 4.76%
  Switzerland 4.76%
  AO 4.76%
  Ireland 4.76%
  Hungary 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 86.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v... 37.50%
HP ProLiant MicroServer G... 12.50%
HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 12.50%
HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 6.25%
HP ProLiant DL360 G7 6.25%
HP ProLiant ML350 G6 6.25%

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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