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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 9.49% 8.89% 0.20% 0.81% 5.45% 38.99% 26.67% 9.49%

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ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1

What is ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1?

This package installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Vista Operating Systems, as well as providing other fixes and enhancements that are specific to the listed notebook models. These fixes and enhancements are required to improve the performance of these notebook models.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ESUVTVer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 17.75 MB (18,609,475 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{01F81577-D786-49D7-BAAF-B8A8B44CE251}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1

Program executable:ESUVTVer.exe
Name:Hewlett-Packard ESUVTVer
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1\ESUVTVer.exe
Additional files:
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • ESUVTDll.dll - Hewlett-Packard ESUVTDll (ESUVTDll)
  • ESUVTVer.exe - Hewlett-Packard ESUVTVer (ESUVTVer)
  • HPQSI.exe - HPQ System Information

How do I remove ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1?

You can uninstall ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ESU for Microsoft Vista SP1.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 90.30%
Windows 7 8.69%
Windows 10 1.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 44.04%
Windows Vista Business 32.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.13%
Windows 7 Professional 3.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.60%
  Italy 9.36%
  United Kingdom 9.36%
  France 8.24%
  Germany 5.62%
  Netherlands 5.06%
  Sweden 3.75%
  Spain 3.56%
  Finland 3.00%
  Czech Republic 3.00%
  Poland 2.81%
  Belgium 2.06%
  Austria 2.06%
  South Africa 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.39%
Samsung 0.20%
ASUS 0.20%
Dell 0.20%
Common models
HP Compaq 6730s 16.84%
HP Compaq 6735s 16.84%
HP 550 12.89%
HP Compaq 6830s 9.56%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 61... 4.78%
HP ProBook 4510s 4.57%

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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