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Should I remove HP System Software Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #23,912
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Installation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 16.15% 13.08% 30.77% 10.00% 9.23% 10.77% 2.31% 3.85% 2.31% 1.54%

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HP System Software Manager


HP System Software Manager is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named SSM.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 11.55 MB (12,114,279 bytes). 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 32% of users of HP System Software Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/go/ssm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\SystemSoftwareManager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0654A5BE-4E69-4F93-88B2-A81B13A7960C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP System Software Manager

Program executable:SSM.exe
Name:HP System Software Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\SystemSoftwareManager\SSM.exe
  • SSM.exe - HP System Software Manager

How do I remove HP System Software Manager?

Quickly and completely remove HP System Software Manager 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 System Software Manager 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 System Software Manager, 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 System Software Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 38.46%
Windows XP 0.77%
Windows Vista 0.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.31%
Windows 10 Pro 14.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.38%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.24%
  Sweden 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%
  Germany 5.26%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  France 3.95%
  Croatia 3.29%
  Austria 3.29%
  Netherlands 3.29%
  Canada 2.63%
  Czech Republic 2.63%
  Estonia 1.97%
  South Africa 1.97%
  India 1.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 97.56%
Intel 0.81%
Dell 0.81%
Sahara 0.81%
Common models
HP ProBook 450 G1 5.43%
HP ProBook 450 G2 5.43%
HP EliteBook 8460p 4.65%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 3.88%
HP ProBook 6560b 3.10%
HP EliteBook 8560w 3.10%

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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