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Should I remove hp deskjet 5100?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #42,870
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1.03.0000 75.68%
1.02.000 2.70%
1.01.0000 8.11%
1.00.0000 13.51%

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hp deskjet 5100

What is hp deskjet 5100?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the HP Deskjet 5100 printer to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the HP printer connected to your PC).


The most common release is 1.03.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 88 files and is usually about 4.02 MB (4,217,856 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp deskjet assistant\bin\components
Uninstaller: msiexec /x{15C165F1-1DAE-4476-AFB6-8723729B41E7}
Estimated size: 4.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by hp deskjet 5100

  • dugprot.dll - HP Printer Assistant (Hewlett-Packard ® Mozilla Resource Handler)
  • iubroker.dll - Hewlett-Packard ® Mozilla Update Broker
  • nphppui.dll - Hewlett-Packard ® Printer Assistant Mozilla Progress Plugin
  • utilitybroker.dll - Hewlett-Packard ® Printer Assistant Utilities Broker
  • usbprint.sys (by Microsoft) - USB Printer driver
  • all-locales.rdf
  • all-packages.rdf
  • all-skins.rdf
  • doreboot.exe - Hewlett-Packard DoReboot (DoReboot)
  • enum.exe - HP PC enum, part of HP Software Update (enum)
  • global.js
  • hpupdateutility.exe - Hewlett-Packard HPUpdateUtility (HPUpdateUtility)
  • hpwuiocli.dll - HPWUIOCli Module
  • hpwuschd.exe - Hewlett-Packard hpwuSchd (hpwuSchd)
  • shellexwin.exe - Hewlett-Packard shellExWin (shellExWin)
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Win9x Supplemental Unicode eXtension)
  • user-locales.rdf
  • user-skins.rdf

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hpwuschd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'HP-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpwuschd.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HP Software Update' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:672 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004170314%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028104%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013599%
0.015104% average

How do I remove hp deskjet 5100?

Quickly and completely remove hp deskjet 5100 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 deskjet 5100 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 deskjet 5100, 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 deskjet 5100.

Win XP 51%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.05%
Windows 7 32.43%
Windows 8 8.11%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 51.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.41%
Microsoft Windows 2000 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.23%
  Italy 11.54%
  France 7.69%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Canada 3.85%
  Hong Kong 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  India 1.92%
  Austria 1.92%
  Portugal 1.92%
  Luxembourg 1.92%
  Czech Republic 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
American Megatrends 21.88%
Dell 18.75%
Intel 6.25%
Acer 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Gateway 3.13%
Sahara 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.69%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 7.69%
Dell MP061 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite A110 3.85%
HP-Pavilion KC756AA-ABZ m... 3.85%
HP Pavilion 061 EY912AA-A... 3.85%

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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