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Should I remove HP Easy Setup - Frontend?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,333
United States Rank #1,086
Reach 0.5135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.13 days
475.83 days >
Average installed length: 250.01 days


VersionDistribution 0.69% 0.29% 0.15% 4.41% 10.15% 0.07% 3.37% 8.49% 25.86% 3.37% 2.36% 0.04% 8.46% 0.26% 10.76% 6.52% 0.02% 0.96% 0.02%
5.00.0000 13.77%

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HP Easy Setup - Frontend

What is HP Easy Setup - Frontend?  (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 - Frontend is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows Vista . While about 58% of users of HP Easy Setup - Frontend come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

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 Easy Setup - Frontend
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9
Language: English

How do I remove HP Easy Setup - Frontend?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 77%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.79%
Windows 7 7.29%
Windows 10 0.83%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 76.92%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.25%
Windows Vista Business 2.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.71%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.74%
  France 6.33%
  Canada 5.61%
  United Kingdom 5.16%
  Italy 3.81%
  Germany 3.47%
  Spain 1.72%
  Sweden 1.49%
  Australia 1.33%
  Netherlands 1.26%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Finland 0.87%
  DK 0.73%
  Norway 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.74%
Dell 0.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 12.84%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 6.81%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 6.69%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.98%

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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