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VersionDistribution 18.52% 22.22% 3.70% 51.85% 3.70%

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HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2

What is HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2?

HP ESU stands for Essential System Updates.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

This program installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Windows Vista Operating Systems, as well as providing other fixes and enhancements that are specific to the supported notebook/laptop models. These fixes and enhancements are required to improve the performance of these notebook/laptop models.


HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 53% of users of HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{01A5A471-B77F-4D35-833F-0CA8FB3962C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: Swedish (Sweden)

Program filesFiles installed by HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2

  • HPESU.dll - HP Essential System Updates (HP Essential System Updates DLL)

How do I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2?

Quickly and completely remove HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HP ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ESU for Microsoft Vista SP2.

Win Vista (SP2) 74%
Win 7 (SP1) 11%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.89%
Windows 7 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 40.74%
Windows Vista Enterprise 29.63%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.49%
  Italy 13.95%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Sweden 6.98%
  Poland 4.65%
  Singapore 2.33%
  Taiwan 2.33%
  Austria 2.33%
  Indonesia 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 96.30%
Acer 3.70%
Common models
HP Compaq 6530b (GW688AV) 19.23%
HP EliteBook 8460p 11.54%
HP ProBook 6555b 7.69%
HP EliteBook 8440p 7.69%
HP EliteBook 6930p 7.69%
HP Compaq 6730b (GW687AV) 3.85%

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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