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Should I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,869
United States Rank #30,488
Reach 0.0046%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.1.5.1 8.99%
4.1.4.1 30.34%
4.1.2.1 2.25%
4.1.1.1 14.61%
4.0.6.1 14.61%
4.0.5.1 29.21%

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HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP

Remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP
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What is HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP?

HP ESU stands for Essential System Updates.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

This program installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Windows XP 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.

Overview

HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 4.1.4.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HPESU.dll. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 35.89 KB (36,749 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Japan.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A8A056B0-E361-40B4-905B-F72C83D903AF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.89 KB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP

Program module:HPESU.dll
Name:HP Essential System Updates
HP Essential System Updates DLL
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP\HPESU.dll
MD5:3a4644dc6e80b45046bc405aac5554da
  • HPESU.dll - HP Essential System Updates (HP Essential System Updates DLL)

How do I remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP?

Quickly and completely remove HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP ESU for Microsoft Windows XP 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 Windows XP, 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 Windows XP.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#30,869

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.13%
Windows 7 7.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.41%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.57%
  Italy 6.60%
  Japan 4.72%
  Spain 4.72%
  Germany 4.72%
  France 3.77%
  MA 2.83%
  Finland 2.83%
  Chile 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Canada 1.89%
  Czech Republic 1.89%
  Ireland 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.86%
Sahara 1.14%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8440p 5.88%
HP ProBook 4510s 5.88%
HP Compaq nx9420 (RB549UT... 4.71%
HP EliteBook 8530w 3.53%
HP ProBook 6560b 3.53%
HP Compaq 6730s 3.53%

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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