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Should I remove HP Backup and Recovery Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%


2.4a 20.00%
2.4 20.00%
2.3w 10.00%
2.3j2 10.00%
2.3i 30.00%

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HP Backup and Recovery Manager

What is HP Backup and Recovery Manager?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Help your company protect against potentially disastrous data loss. HP Backup & Recovery Manager helps protect the data and system state of your HP computer by taking scheduled snapshots, which can be stored in a protected area on the primary hard drive, a secondary hard drive, a network drive, or on external optical m...  Read more


HP Backup and Recovery Manager is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is 2.3i, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is recovery wizard.exe. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 57% of users of HP Backup and Recovery Manager come from France, it is also popular in the United States and MA.

This program 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

URL: h20331.www2.hp.com/Hpsub/cache/312352-0-0-225-121.html
Help link: www.hp.com
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\FICHIE~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Backup and Recovery Manager

Program executable:recovery wizard.exe
Path:C:\windows\creator\recovery wizard.exe

How do I remove HP Backup and Recovery Manager?

You can uninstall HP Backup and Recovery Manager 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 Backup and Recovery Manager, 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 Backup and Recovery Manager.

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 57.14%
  United States 35.71%
  MA 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 80.00%
Compaq 20.00%
Common models
HP xw4400 Workstation 55.56%
HP Compaq dc7600 Ultra-sl... 22.22%
HP Compaq dx2300 Microtow... 11.11%
HP Compaq dx2400 Microtow... 11.11%

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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