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12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,132
United States Rank #3,483
Reach 0.0761%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.95 days
323.07 days >
Average installed length: 169.75 days


1.1.0004 85.93%
1.0.0019 14.07%

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Facebook for HP TouchSmart

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Facebook for HP TouchSmart is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 1.1.0004, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named hptouchsmartfacebookchild.exe. The setup package generally installs about 126 files and is usually about 259.86 MB (272,485,339 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of Facebook for HP TouchSmart come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Hewlett-Packard.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DE665CEA-0968-4211-B0B0-2A917CE9EC7E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 259.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Facebook for HP TouchSmart

Program executable:hptouchsmartfacebookchild.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\touchsmart\facebook\hptouchsmartfacebookchild.exe
Additional files:
  • LifeCenterDataLayer.dll - HP TouchSmart Calendar & Notes
  • Tutorials.exe - HP TouchSmart Tutorial Player
  • HP.TouchSmart.InfoviewWindow.dll - HP.TouchSmart.InfoviewWindow
  • SpeechTraining.exe - Recipe Box SpeechTraining (SpeechTraining)
  • RegisterSmartCenterApp.exe - RegisterSmartCenterApp
  • HPTouchSmartFacebookBridge.dll - HPTouchSmartFacebook (HPTouchSmartFacebookBridge)
  • HPTouchSmartFacebookPackage.dll - HPTouchSmartFacebookPackage
  • HPTouchSmartFacebookServices.dll - HPTouchSmartFacebookServices
  • TSHostedAppLauncher.exe - SmartCenter Launcher
  • LifeCenterNotes.exe - HP TouchSmart Notes
  • CanvasDatabaseSync.exe - CanvasDatabaseSync
  • Hp.TouchSmart.SmartletShared.dll - SmartletShared
  • MyRss.exe - RssCFLExplorer
  • TSUninstaller.exe - TSUninstaller
  • AppsCenterDL.exe - AppsCenterDL
  • SmartCenter.exe - SmartCenter
  • WeatherLib.dll - WeatherLib
  • checkMUI.dll - checkMUI
  • TSWeather.exe - Weather
  • Canvas.exe - Canvas
  • TapTap.exe - TapTap
  • Clock.exe - Clock
  • spot.exe - SPOT
  • TSAppRemDir.exe
  • TSAppTaskRem.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • SmartCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{485B956D-303F-41C7-91A7-1F9D18C6A29E}' (runs on registration).
  • TSHostedAppLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D69A8C11-16CB-4B94-B47D-FE1F06DAB2E4}' (runs on registration).
  • HPTouchSmartFacebookChild.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3883CEA8-6CB4-4E07-9589-B2820042B4AA}' (runs on registration).
  • TSWeather.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{411643C8-1F96-457D-BE93-32162DD08F2B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SmartCenter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Magic Canvas' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\SmartCenter\SmartCenter.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:23.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000409320%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001680%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002413%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,335
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:21 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Facebook for HP TouchSmart?

Quickly and completely remove Facebook for HP TouchSmart from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Facebook for HP TouchSmart 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 Facebook for HP TouchSmart, 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 Facebook for HP TouchSmart.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.04%
Windows 10 12.55%
Windows XP 0.34%
Windows Vista 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 82.91%
Windows 10 Home 9.87%
Windows 7 Professional 3.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.75%
Windows 8 Pro 0.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.38%
  Australia 3.60%
  United Kingdom 3.38%
  Canada 2.62%
  France 1.56%
  Mexico 0.89%
  Spain 0.80%
  Malaysia 0.67%
  Argentina 0.62%
  Italy 0.62%
  Brazil 0.58%
  Germany 0.49%
  Netherlands 0.40%
  United Arab Emirates 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.72%
Dell 0.14%
Lenovo 0.14%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 13.45%
Hewlett-Packard 520-1030 7.65%
Hewlett-Packard 520-1020 5.02%
Hewlett-Packard 310-1125y 4.71%
Hewlett-Packard 310-1125f 4.48%
Hewlett-Packard 600-1350 4.40%

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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