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Should I remove HP CoolSense?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #210
United States Rank #157
Reach 2.6861%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.85 days
585.56 days >
Average installed length: 307.67 days


2.20.51 5.70%
2.20.41 11.14%
2.20.31 10.16%
2.20.21 (Latest) 0.01%
2.20.21 7.49%
2.20.11 4.28%
2.10.62 17.07%
2.10.51 23.88%
2.10.42 5.29%
2.10.3 14.22%
2.1.0 0.41%
2.0.0 0.36%

Typically installed together

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HP CoolSense

What is HP CoolSense?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

HP CoolSense Technology is a feature in some HP notebook computers that combines hardware, software, and mechanical design to dynamically manage the temperature of a notebook, and help keep you comfortable while using it. With CoolSense, in addition to the improved design of air flow through the case, you can adjust th...  Read more


HP CoolSense is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 2.10.51, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 1.54 MB (1,615,360 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of HP CoolSense come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{16B7BDA1-B967-4D2D-8B27-E12727C28350}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{16B7BDA1-B967-4D2D-8B27-E12727C28350}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP CoolSense

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
Additional files:
  • hpdrvmntsvc.exe - HP Software Framework (HP Quick Synchronization Service)
  • hpcaslnotification.exe - hpCaslNotification
  • hputils64.dll - hputils
  • caslshared.dll - CaslShared
  • caslsmbios.dll - CaslSmBios
  • caslver.exe
  • caslwmi.dll - CaslWmi
  • hp.mobile.shared.dll - ClassLibrary
  • hpcasl.dll - hpcasl
  • hpqwmiex.exe - HP Software Framework WMI Service
  • hputils.dll
  • interop.hpqwmiexlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'HPQWMIEXLib'.
  • interop.hputilslib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'hputilsLib'.
  • wireless.exe - Wireless device command line tool.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • hpqwmiex.exe runs as a service named 'hpqwmiex' (hpqwmiex).
  • hpdrvmntsvc.exe runs as a service named 'HP Quick Synchronization Service' (HPDrvMntSvc.exe).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.04 MB
21.09 MB average
CPU cycles/sec:702
8,062,084 average
Memory:2.27 MB
Total CPU:0.0000497049%
Kernel CPU:0.00002232%
User CPU:0.00002738%
CPU cycles/sec:11,354
I/O reads/min:161 Bytes

How do I remove HP CoolSense?

You can uninstall HP CoolSense 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 CoolSense, 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 CoolSense.

Win 10 82%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.66%
Windows 7 18.31%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 38.28%
Windows 10 Home 21.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.43%
Windows 8 12.05%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.71%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.63%
  United Kingdom 6.13%
  Italy 4.64%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 3.26%
  Australia 1.81%
  Germany 1.72%
  India 1.62%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Sweden 0.94%
  Mexico 0.93%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Spain 0.82%
  Brazil 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.90%
Acer 0.05%
Dell 0.04%
ASUS 0.02%
Lenovo 0.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 14.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 11.16%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 8.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.79%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.54%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 3.65%

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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