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Should I remove HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,118
United States Rank #2,165
Reach 0.3048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.52 days
782.48 days >
Average installed length: 411.13 days


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HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide

What is HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide?

HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide is an inetegrated and online user guide to learn how to operate and manage the printer, and to solve problems. The required Basic Device Software and Product Help installed on the computer along with the device enable full printer functionality. This software is automatically installed with the HP printer.


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 setup package is about 28.32 MB (29,691,904 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimdrivers
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AEEDCEB7-00B8-4BE1-B492-AB04803D5F1E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide

  • slimdrivers.exe (by SlimWare Utilities) - SlimDrivers

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slimdrivers.exe is scheduled as a task named 'slimdrivers'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • slimdrivers.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverUpdate Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • slimdrivers.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SlimDrivers' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SlimDrivers\SlimDrivers.exe" -boot.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0099287111%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00154640%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00838231%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,158,736
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:53 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:159 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide?

You can uninstall HP Deskjet 3520 series Setup Guide 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 3520 series Setup Guide, 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 3520 series Setup Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.56%
Windows 10 38.10%
Windows Vista 5.86%
Windows XP 3.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.11%
Windows 8.1 12.81%
Windows 10 Home 12.24%
Windows 7 Professional 7.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.21%
  Germany 9.52%
  United Kingdom 4.97%
  France 4.68%
  Italy 4.68%
  Canada 3.63%
  Australia 3.05%
  Belgium 1.88%
  Spain 1.46%
  Poland 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.27%
  DK 1.20%
  Saudi Arabia 0.97%
  Sweden 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.93%
Acer 17.32%
Dell 16.90%
ASUS 10.50%
Toshiba 9.31%
Lenovo 4.19%
Samsung 3.97%
Medion 2.39%
Intel 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.04%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.14%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.66%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.83%

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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