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3% remove it97% keep it
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Average installed length: 305.64 days


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HP Instant Printing 3

What is HP Instant Printing 3?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Just right click one or more files and select HP Instant Printing Utility to send them to any HP large format printer that is installed in your printer folder. HP Instant Printing Utility works with most of the nearly 2,000,000 Designjets that HP has sold in its 25 year history of large format printing . HP Instant...  Read more


HP Instant Printing 3 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 57.22 MB (60,001,495 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of HP Instant Printing 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hpplotter.co.uk/worldofhp/hp-instant-printing-utility
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Instant Printing 3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C7D866DF-4912-4323-9522-0C890BACD97F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 57.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Instant Printing 3

  • AQ.exe - HP-GL/2 Renderer for HP Designjet Printers (HP-GL/2 Renderer for HP DesignJet Series Printers)
  • hpldrlgl.dll - HP DesignJet Raster Language Library
  • sdisdk.dll - HP Network Printer Installation SDK
  • HPLTRENZ.dll - HP DesignJet Printing Pipeline (Quitasol backend for interprocess raster routing)
  • eLFPrint2.dll - HP Instant Printing
  • HPImagingInterop.dll - HPImagingInterop
  • HPImagingServices.dll - HPImagingServices
  • HPIPShellExt.dll - HP Instant Printing Shell Extension
  • HPInstantPrinting.exe - HP ePrint&Share
  • HPUtils.dll - HPUtils
  • Metrics.dll - Metrics
  • ACE.dll (by Adobe Systems) - ACE 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AdImagingServices3.dll
  • AdobePDFL.dll (by Adobe Systems) - PDFL 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe XMP Core 5.2-c001 ( 32 bit ))
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • AppDataDLLWrapper.dll
  • ARE.dll - ARE 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • dllonglw.dll (by Autodesk) - Heidi® (Heidi® Display List)
  • EPlotCore.dll (by Autodesk) - Autodesk DWF Viewer (Autodesk EPlotCore Module)
  • fortinbras.dll - fortinbras Dynamic Link Library (Fortinbras Preview Library)
  • heidilw.dll - Heidi® Graphics System
  • hoops1610.dll - HOOPS (HOOPS 3D Graphics DLL)
  • HPIPEngine.dll
  • hplbdoem.dll (by hp) - hp bidichan (bidichan)
  • HPrintDeploy.dll (by Microsoft) - HPrintDeploy
  • HPrintMVVM.dll (by Microsoft) - HPrintMVVM
  • iolib.dll
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2011/03/04-14:22:09 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • mtllw.dll - Heidi® Materials Toolkit
  • PDK.dll - Autodesk® DWF(TM) Printer Toolkit
  • pompeius.dll - Pompeius Dynamic Link Library (Pompeius Library)
  • Setup.exe - HP Utility (HP Utility Setup)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • System.Windows.Controls.Layout.Toolkit.dll - WPF Toolkit (WPF Toolkit Layout)
  • texturelw.dll - Heidi® Texture Toolkit
  • WPFToolkit.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • HPIPShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'HPIPv2ShlExt' with a class of {8E8FDEBB-F586-4C80-AD18-1271307B3978}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • HPInstantPrinting.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Instant Printing 3\PrintingTool\HPInstantPrinting.exe'.

How do I remove HP Instant Printing 3?

Quickly and completely remove HP Instant Printing 3 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 Instant Printing 3 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 Instant Printing 3, 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 Instant Printing 3.

Win 8 55%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.11%
Windows 7 39.56%
Windows XP 4.00%
Windows Vista 1.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.45%
Windows 10 Pro 17.27%
Windows 10 Home 11.82%
Windows 8.1 11.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.40%
  Italy 19.62%
  Germany 3.02%
  Spain 3.02%
  France 3.02%
  United Kingdom 3.02%
  Austria 1.51%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Canada 1.51%
  Mexico 1.51%
  Brazil 1.13%
  Czech Republic 1.13%
  Greece 1.13%
  Netherlands 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.79%
ASUS 19.87%
Dell 19.21%
Acer 9.27%
Lenovo 4.64%
Intel 3.31%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Medion 1.32%
NEC 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Toshiba 1.32%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.40%
HP xw4600 Workstation 2.40%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.40%
ASUSTeK G750JZ 1.60%

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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