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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,696
United States Rank #25,045
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5.1 18.37%
5.0 24.49%
4.56 57.14%

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RecordNow is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 4.56, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 1.87 MB (1,957,888 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of RecordNow come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
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.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the HP PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: communities.compaq.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8214CC02-6271-4DC8-B8DD-779933450264}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove RecordNow?

Quickly and completely remove RecordNow from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall RecordNow 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 RecordNow, 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 RecordNow.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 55.10%
Windows 7 24.49%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 8 6.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.42%
Windows Vista Business 4.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.17%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.15%
  Germany 6.06%
  Italy 4.55%
  France 3.03%
  Sweden 3.03%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Australia 1.52%
  Austria 1.52%
  Spain 1.52%
  DK 1.52%
  Czech Republic 1.52%
  Saudi Arabia 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Dell 20.59%
Intel 17.65%
American Megatrends 11.76%
ASUS 5.88%
Medion 2.94%
Compaq 2.94%
Acer 2.94%
Common models
HPPAV D9954A-ABA 7.14%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.76%
Dell Computer Latitude D8... 4.76%
HP Pavilion 05 DA119A-ABZ... 2.38%
Compaq Presario 061 DM004... 2.38%
HP-Pavilion AY018AA-ABA p... 2.38%

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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