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Should I remove HP Easy Setup - Core?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,679
United States Rank #3,715
Reach 0.0840%


VersionDistribution 6.22% 0.72%
1.00.0000 93.06%

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HP Easy Setup - Core

What is HP Easy Setup - Core?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

The HP Easy Set-up CDs optimize single-server setup, providing a simple way to deploy reliable and consistent server configurations. Easy Set-up CDs are provided for most HP computers with some exceptions. Initial drivers for these servers are included on the Easy Set-up CD that ship with these servers and are also fo...  Read more


HP Easy Setup - Core is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista . While about 69% of users of HP Easy Setup - Core come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

HP Easy Setup - Core is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Hewlett-Packard.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Easy Setup - Core
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F
Language: English

How do I remove HP Easy Setup - Core?

You can uninstall HP Easy Setup - Core 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 Easy Setup - Core, 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 Easy Setup - Core.

Win Vista (SP2) 75%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.93%
Windows 7 7.41%
Windows 10 0.60%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 17.82%
Windows Vista Business 5.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.21%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.29%
  France 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  Canada 3.85%
  Italy 3.00%
  Germany 2.83%
  Australia 1.14%
  Sweden 1.10%
  Spain 1.10%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Netherlands 0.89%
  Finland 0.55%
  DK 0.55%
  Mexico 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.51%
Dell 0.31%
ASUS 0.12%
Intel 0.06%
Common models
HP-Pavilion RK572AA-ABA a... 4.10%
HP-Pavilion RK574AA-ABA a... 3.25%
HP-Pavilion RX885AA-ABA a... 3.25%
HP-Pavilion RX887AA-ABA a... 3.13%
HP-Pavilion RX900AA-ABA a... 3.13%
HP-Pavilion RK573AA-ABA a... 3.01%

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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Stan R. (Expert)over a year ago
How can I uninstall the "HP Easy Setup - Core" ? There is no option to uninstall it. I found some threads in Google mentioning this problem, but none with a solution.