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hdparm is a program developed by hdparm tool for Windows. The main program executable is hdparm.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.69 MB (2,816,366 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 76% of users of hdparm come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: disablehddapm.blogspot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hdparm\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A4B1007B-7728-4422-93E5-3C649A8091B5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.69 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by hdparm

Program executable:hdparm.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hdparm\hdparm.exe
Additional files:
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • uninst-hdparm.exe

How do I remove hdparm?

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

Win 8 54%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.85%
Windows 7 38.46%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 23.08%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  France 9.52%
  Australia 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  UA 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.33%
MSI 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70 11.11%
LENOVO 20137 11.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 11.11%
BIOSTAR Group A770E 11.11%
ASUSTeK K54C 11.11%


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