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Should I remove HP FWUpdateEDO3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,511
United States Rank #5,718
Reach 0.0683%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.22 days
891.40 days >
Average installed length: 468.37 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard


What is HP FWUpdateEDO3?

HP Update EDO3 is a program designed to manage all installed HP programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in the background when Windows starts and periodically check for updates.


The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.8 MB (1,884,160 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\hp laserjet professional cp1520 series pcl 6\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A82D0C46-EBDF-4B27-A731-D06EF2056E81}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP FWUpdateEDO3

  • hpzjcd01.dll - HP Network Printer Installation SDK
  • hpdeviceupdatedm.dll - HP HPU/HPDU (HPDeviceUpdateDm)
  • fwupdateedo3.dll - FWUpdateEDO3
  • sbscse.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows SBS 2008 Client Deployment SBSCSE

How do I remove HP FWUpdateEDO3?

You can uninstall HP FWUpdateEDO3 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 FWUpdateEDO3, 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 FWUpdateEDO3.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.47%
Windows 10 9.86%
Windows XP 5.11%
Windows Vista 3.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.73%
Windows 7 Professional 32.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.16%
Windows 10 Pro 4.64%
Windows 10 Home 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.44%
  Germany 5.74%
  Canada 3.57%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  Brazil 2.23%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Saudi Arabia 2.05%
  France 1.87%
  Italy 1.64%
  Switzerland 1.58%
  Sweden 1.58%
  Turkey 1.35%
  United Arab Emirates 1.29%
  Finland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.16%
Hewlett-Packard 33.54%
Acer 8.51%
ASUS 7.03%
Toshiba 4.32%
Intel 1.97%
Lenovo 1.97%
Samsung 1.85%
Sony 0.74%
Medion 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.32%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.93%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.39%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.13%

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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