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Popular HP models

HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC 4.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC 3.29%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC 2.55%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.32%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC 2.29%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PC 1.44%
HP Notebook 1.33%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.28%
System Product Name 0.87%
Presario CQ57 Notebook PC 0.76%
HP Pavilion Notebook 0.75%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC 0.72%
HP G60 Notebook PC 0.69%
HP ProBook 4530s 0.68%
To Be Filled By O.E.M. 0.65%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook PC 0.64%
Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook PC 0.63%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 0.62%
Presario CQ56 Notebook PC 0.61%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook PC 0.61%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 0.58%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook PC 0.57%
HP G72 Notebook PC 0.56%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 0.55%
HP ProBook 4540s 0.53%
Compaq CQ58 Notebook PC 0.49%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC 0.42%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 0.41%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 0.40%
Presario CQ62 Notebook PC 0.36%
HP Stream Notebook PC 13 0.36%
HP 630 Notebook PC 0.34%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 0.33%
HP G42 Notebook PC 0.32%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook PC 0.32%
Compaq 15 Notebook PC 0.29%
Compaq Presario CQ61 Notebook PC 0.29%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Notebook PC 0.29%
HP ProBook 4520s 0.28%
HP 620 0.28%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 0.28%
Presario CQ61 Notebook PC 0.27%
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 0.27%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebook PC 0.25%
HP 650 Notebook PC 0.25%
HP EliteBook 8440p 0.25%
HP G61 Notebook PC 0.24%
HP 14 Notebook PC 0.22%
HP 15 TS Notebook PC 0.22%
HP 1000 Notebook PC 0.21%

HP Bloatware

Manufacturer bloatware and trialware refer to HPs' (like most PC manufacturers) habit of loading crippled versions of commercial software and OEM proprietary utilities on a new computer.
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. Premier Image includes the full suite of business software with bundled anti-virus protection, while eliminating trialware and other crapware. The cleaner image eases business computer IT deployment, management and support. This helps with the nags and pop-ups that annoy users with irritating offers for trialware as well as reduction in consumer focused games and the links that promote e-commerce sites including the standard Amazon and eBay desktop links.
Hewlett-Packard
  67% remove
HP Customer Participation Program is a bundled software application installed with a new HP PC that provides customers the ability to participate in market research designed to improve HP products and... More about HP Customer Participation Program
Hewlett-Packard
  57% remove
The purpose of the Shop for HP Supplies program is to make it easy for users to shop online for HP supplies and to make sure that you are buying the correct supplies such as ink cartridges, toners, or... More about Shop for HP Supplies
Hewlett-Packard
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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... More about HP Quick Launch Buttons
Hewlett-Packard
  52% remove
Registration of your HP Care Pack is separate and different from registration of your HP product. Registering your HP Care Pack activates your extended service plan. Registering your HP product... More about HP Registration Service
Hewlett-Packard
49% remove
HP Customer Feedback is a bundled software application installed with a new HP PC that provides customers the ability to participate in market research designed to improve HP products and experiences,... More about HP Customer Feedback
Hewlett-Packard
49% remove
HP Product Assistant detects problems that can occur with HP products, and then offers solutions to resolve those problems. For example, HP Product Assistant can detect a paper jam and present... More about HP Product Assistant
Hewlett-Packard
45% remove
The prorgam known as HP Cartridge Order Reminder is isntalled with most HP printer devices and is designed to monitor the ink levels of the printer cartridge and popup a warning when the levels are... More about HP OrderReminder
Hewlett-Packard
44% remove
This program contains the HP Quick Launch Software, which enables special function keys on supported notebook models to be programmed. For example, the HP Quick Launch Software enables users to press... More about HP Quick Launch
Hewlett-Packard
43% remove
HP Quick Start provides new Windows 8 users, who are used to the traditional Start Menu, with convenient accessibility to launch apps, files, and programs from the classic desktop. HP Quick Start is a... More about HP Quick Start
Hewlett-Packard
42% remove
HP Launch Box allows applications to be organized by grouping them for quick access on the Windows 7 taskbar.
Hewlett-Packard
41% remove
This program adds HP Wallpaper options for the Microsoft Windows Desktop on supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system.
Hewlett-Packard
39% remove
The HP Advisor Software provides information about the status of the PC along with alerts, updates, and offers from HP.
Hewlett-Packard
29% remove
HP Update is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and... More about HP Update
Hewlett-Packard
26% remove
HP's ENERGY STAR® qualified products save you money by reducing energy costs and helps protect the environment without sacrificing features or performance. HP is proud to offer our customers products... More about Energy Star
Hewlett-Packard
23% remove
This is the HP printer software installation setup software that is included with various HP printers.
Hewlett-Packard
23% remove
HP Software Update Service is a program designed to manage all installed HP programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in... More about HP Software Update
Hewlett-Packard
22% remove
HP Support Assistant helps you maintain your PC and avoid or resolve problems using automated updates and self-help options. One simple menu guides you to expert support should you need it. And it’s... More about HP Support Assistant
Hewlett-Packard
18% remove
Using a computer is simple thanks to a single access point for the things you need most. See PC status at a glance, navigate to software from HP and partners, and discover applications and offers... More about HP Total Care Advisor
Hewlett-Packard
18% remove
HP User Guides are an inetegrated and online user guide to learn how to operate and manage the installed HP device, and to solve problems. This software is automatically installed with the HP device.
Hewlett-Packard
11% remove
Get the most out of your HP Workstation on day one—and every day thereafter. Designed for non-techies, this ultra-savvy software wizard is the simplest and most effective way to make sure your... More about HP Performance Advisor
Hewlett-Packard
10% remove
HP Easy Backup creates a full backup the first time you run the program, storing all the files you specified. Subsequent backups store files that changed or are new since the last backup. Store the... More about HP Easy Backup
Hewlett-Packard
7% remove
The HP Power Assistant provides an easy method for changing operating system and device configuration settings in order to manage power consumption.
Hewlett-Packard
7% remove
Optimize your HP printer for faster digital photo enhancements and sharp, lab-quality prints at home. Image Zone Express is smart, simple, fast photo software, featuring HP's latest color correction,... More about HP Image Zone Express
Hewlett-Packard
5% remove
Help and Support Center for supported notebook models and operating systems. The Help and Support Center is an integrated help and assistance tool from Microsoft and HP that provides simple click... More about HP Help and Support
Hewlett-Packard
3% remove
HP HotKey provides support for special function keys.
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