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Should I remove HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,617
United States Rank #1,794
Reach 0.2347%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.22 days
478.39 days >
Average installed length: 251.36 days


VersionDistribution 57.12% 3.87%
32.0.1180.44630 31.70%
30.0.1093.41190 7.31%

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HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software


HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is UDC_Icon.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 539.18 KB (552,117 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\twain_32\hp deskjet 2540 series
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BD1EFE20-246B-451F-B900-F1214324DF5F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 539.18 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software

Program executable:UDC_Icon.exe
  • hpscanui.dll - HP Digital Imaging (HPScanUI)

How do I remove HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software?

You can uninstall HP Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software 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 Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software, 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 Deskjet 2540 series Basic Device Software.

Win 10 55%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.22%
Windows 7 38.66%
Windows Vista 4.18%
Windows XP 1.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.66%
Windows 10 Home 24.97%
Windows 8.1 17.85%
Windows 7 Professional 5.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.64%
Windows 10 Pro 3.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.67%
  United Kingdom 15.43%
  Canada 3.87%
  Australia 1.51%
  India 1.24%
  Brazil 0.80%
  New Zealand 0.66%
  Spain 0.63%
  Germany 0.50%
  Netherlands 0.44%
  Ireland 0.41%
  France 0.39%
  Malaysia 0.39%
  Indonesia 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.93%
Acer 19.85%
Dell 18.08%
Toshiba 11.28%
ASUS 6.97%
Lenovo 4.83%
Samsung 2.83%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 10.99%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.50%
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.82%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.35%

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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