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VersionDistribution 85.87% 0.45% 13.68%

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HP Backlit Keyboard Controls

What is HP Backlit Keyboard Controls?

If your notebook computer has a backlit keyboard, there is a special key on the keyboard to turn the light on and off. Use the It is best to use the back light in dim lighting situations.


It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HPBLKBVer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 513.25 KB (525,568 bytes).

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-PackardCompany.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Backlit Keyboard Controls
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CD4F3229-4A37-463F-98A3-3DEEEEE8492C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 513.25 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Backlit Keyboard Controls

Program executable:HPBLKBVer.exe
Name:HP Backlit Keyboard Controls
Version File
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Backlit Keyboard Controls\HPBLKBVer.exe
Additional files:
  • HPBacklitKeyboard.dll - HP Backlit Keyboard Controls (HPBacklitKeyboard Module)
  • HPBacklitKeyboard64.dll
  • HPBLKBVer.exe - Version File

How do I remove HP Backlit Keyboard Controls?

You can uninstall HP Backlit Keyboard Controls 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 HP Backlit Keyboard Controls, 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 HP Backlit Keyboard Controls.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.84%
Windows 10 7.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 77.93%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.21%
Windows 10 Pro 6.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.64%
  Netherlands 5.99%
  Canada 5.11%
  France 4.40%
  Switzerland 3.35%
  Germany 2.82%
  Australia 1.94%
  Spain 1.94%
  United Kingdom 1.76%
  Belgium 1.58%
  Norway 1.58%
  Finland 1.41%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Sweden 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.09%
Dell 0.46%
Samsung 0.23%
Intel 0.23%
Common models
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 34.24%
HP EliteBook 8570w 13.38%
HP EliteBook 8560w 13.15%
HP EliteBook 8770w 12.47%
HP ProBook 5330m 11.11%
HP EliteBook 8760w 7.94%

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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