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Should I remove Vista Default Settings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,290
United States Rank #15,971
Reach 0.0557%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.73 days
234.77 days >
Average installed length: 123.36 days


VersionDistribution 9.48%
1.00 C2 29.83%
1.00 B1 0.90%
1.00 A1 16.01% 1.92% 13.32% 19.97% 8.58%

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Vista Default Settings


Vista Default Settings is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 1.00 c2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 5 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows Vista (SP1). While about 14% of users of Vista Default Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Vista Default Settings\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{12D61C9C-5E84-47F0-BD81-A48DF61A86D7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Default Settings

  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • CpqsetVer.exe - Hewlett-Packard CpqsetVer (CpqsetVer)
  • Cpqset.exe

How do I remove Vista Default Settings?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 77%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 93.85%
Windows 7 5.89%
Windows 8 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 45.97%
Windows Vista Business 34.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.19%
Windows 7 Professional 2.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.63%
  United Kingdom 9.85%
  Germany 8.76%
  Italy 7.91%
  France 6.20%
  Spain 5.96%
  Finland 4.99%
  Netherlands 4.99%
  Sweden 4.74%
  Czech Republic 3.16%
  Poland 2.43%
  Belgium 2.31%
  Austria 2.07%
  Greece 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.87%
Dell 0.13%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 17.08%
HP Compaq 6735s 11.08%
HP Compaq 6730s 9.08%
HP 550 7.38%
HP 530 Notebook PC 6.31%
HP Compaq 6830s 5.69%

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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