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Should I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,430
United States Rank #1,716
Reach 0.6282%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.44 days
603.01 days >
Average installed length: 316.83 days


2.3.1 13.30%
2.2.1 3.34% 13.89% 5.50% 12.80% 3.24% 2.80% 3.17% 2.18% 10.99% 7.87% 7.06% 1.06% 2.25% 2.20% 4.26% 3.96% 0.12%

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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 39% of users of HP ESU for Microsoft Windows 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

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 function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Hewlett-Packard Company
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) 92%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 98.39%
Windows 8 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.18%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.64%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.65%
Windows 8 Pro 0.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.07%
  France 4.44%
  Germany 3.86%
  Czech Republic 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.49%
  United Kingdom 2.43%
  Sweden 2.14%
  Canada 2.08%
  Belgium 1.97%
  South Africa 1.74%
  Italy 1.72%
  Finland 1.68%
  Israel 1.60%
  Croatia 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.69%
Acer 0.52%
Dell 0.37%
ASUS 0.30%
Lenovo 0.10%
Intel 0.02%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 13.57%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.30%
HP ProBook 4520s 5.34%
HP 620 4.69%
HP ProBook 4730s 3.41%
HP EliteBook 8460p 3.15%

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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