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Should I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,517
United States Rank #1,928
Reach 0.5841%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.70 days
463.17 days >
Average installed length: 243.36 days


2.3.1 3.15%
2.2.1 3.35% 13.44% 6.69% 15.03% 3.75% 3.15% 3.20% 2.55% 13.04% 8.64% 8.19% 1.15% 2.25% 2.40% 5.19% 4.70% 0.15%

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HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7

What is HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7?

HP ESU stands for Essential System Updates.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

This program installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Windows 7 Operating Systems, as well as providing other fixes and enhancements that are specific to the supported notebook/laptop models. These fixes and enhancements are required to improve the performance of these notebook/laptop models.


HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,645,056 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 37% of users of HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited funtion trails, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6357258D-2BF9-49E7-A9EF-0C609D52C46D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7

  • HPESU.dll - HP Essential System Updates (HP Essential System Updates DLL)

How do I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7?

Quickly and completely remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 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 ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 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 ESU for Microsoft Windows 7, 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 ESU for Microsoft Windows 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 98.10%
Windows 8 1.85%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 61.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.66%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.31%
Windows 8 Pro 0.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.81%
  Germany 5.30%
  France 3.82%
  Croatia 2.50%
  Israel 2.12%
  Italy 2.12%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  South Africa 2.04%
  Sweden 1.99%
  Canada 1.99%
  Belgium 1.70%
  Spain 1.70%
  Brazil 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.20%
Acer 0.55%
Dell 0.50%
ASUS 0.50%
MSI 0.10%
Lenovo 0.10%
Intel 0.05%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 14.38%
HP ProBook 4540s 5.90%
HP ProBook 4520s 5.70%
HP 620 5.05%
HP ProBook 4730s 4.04%
HP ProBook 6560b 3.43%

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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