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Should I remove HP Doc Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,396
United States Rank #966
Reach 0.4902%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.10 days
415.83 days >
Average installed length: 218.49 days


1.03.0001 37.66%
1.02.0001 22.48%
1.01.0005 39.85%
1.01.0004 0.01%

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HP Doc Viewer

What is HP Doc Viewer?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Use HP Document Viewer to view any type of file, scan, fax, e-mail, print, and convert documents to editable text. The view mode buttons allow you to switch between a thumbnail view of all images in a folder and single-image view.


HP Doc Viewer is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 1.01.0005, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HpDocViewer.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 12.22 MB (12,808,704 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of HP Doc Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Documentation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{082702D5-5DD8-4600-BCE5-48B15174687F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Doc Viewer

Program executable:HpDocViewer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Documentation\HpDocViewer.exe
Additional files:
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • HpDocViewer.exe - HP.DocViewer.Properties
  • setup.exe - HP User Guides 0115 (This installer database contains the logic and data required to install HP User Guides 0115.)
  • NotebookDocsUI.dll - NotebookDocsUI
  • NotebookDocs.exe - NotebookDocs
  • Doc.dll - Doc

How do I remove HP Doc Viewer?

You can uninstall HP Doc Viewer 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 Doc Viewer, 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 Doc Viewer.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 87.53%
Windows 7 9.91%
Windows XP 1.53%
Windows 10 1.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 69.97%
Windows Vista Home Basic 13.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.80%
Windows Vista Business 3.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.25%
  United Kingdom 4.41%
  Canada 4.05%
  France 3.66%
  Italy 3.29%
  Germany 2.90%
  Spain 1.33%
  Australia 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.06%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Finland 0.69%
  Brazil 0.59%
  Poland 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.52%
Dell 0.21%
Acer 0.10%
ASUS 0.09%
Sahara 0.03%
Lenovo 0.02%
Toshiba 0.02%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 11.65%
HP G60 Notebook PC 10.75%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.14%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 8.94%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 8.09%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 4.98%

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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