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Should I remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,690
United States Rank #14,763
Reach 0.0386%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.21 days
950.13 days >
Average installed length: 499.22 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.00 E1 14.73%
4.00 D2 11.51%
4.00 C1 8.17%
4.00 B1 11.65%
4.00 A7 14.59%
3.00 F2 3.21%
3.00 F1 29.85%
3.00 A1 6.29%

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BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools

What is BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

This package contains the BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools Utility for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools Utility enables users to set BIOS options through a Microsoft Windows based application that is hosted under the HP ProtectTools Security Manager.

Overview

The most common release is 3.00 f1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 2.59 MB (2,718,344 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D2A36D72-D053-4FD5-8EC6-C8DF653B7879}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools

Program module:HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll
Name:HPWMIBIOSSettings Module
HPWMIBIOSSettings is a Windows based application to set the BIOS F-10 Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools\HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll
MD5:e1cd6148f5d4f0a61806c83ce7846c5e
  • HPWMIBIOSSettings.dll - HPWMIBIOSSettings Module (HPWMIBIOSSettings is a Windows based application to set the BIOS F-10 Settings)

How do I remove BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,690
 
REACH
~0.04%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.51%
Windows 7 22.89%
Windows XP 14.46%
Windows 10 2.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 25.98%
Windows Vista Home Basic 23.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.19%
  Germany 7.52%
  Italy 7.52%
  France 6.78%
  United Kingdom 6.17%
  Spain 6.04%
  Netherlands 4.07%
  Finland 3.58%
  Sweden 2.84%
  Poland 2.71%
  Czech Republic 2.59%
  Austria 1.85%
  Canada 1.60%
  Belgium 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.78%
Dell 0.54%
Acer 0.54%
ASUS 0.14%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 20.12%
HP Compaq 6735s 10.06%
HP Compaq 6730s 8.05%
HP Compaq 6830s 6.19%
HP Compaq 6820s 5.42%
HP ProBook 4510s 3.72%

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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