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What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #946
United States Rank #456
Reach 0.7287%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.09 days
327.18 days >
Average installed length: 171.91 days


2.01.029 48.05%
2.01.028 35.48%
2.01.026 14.56%
1.01.023 1.91%

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HP LinkUp

What is HP LinkUp?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

If you have an HP or Compaq desktop computer that came with Windows 7, your computer may have HP LinkUp installed. HP LinkUp enables you to use your HP or Compaq desktop computer to access other computers on your home network. You can then work with files directly, without having to transfer the files between the compu...  Read more


HP LinkUp is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 2.01.029, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named HP LinkUp Viewer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 72.58 MB (76,101,504 bytes). The installed file HP LinkUp Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 79% of users of HP LinkUp come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Hewlett-Packard.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LinkUp\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DB3147AB-4024-4773-8EC0-A1FE5B44933D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 72.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP LinkUp

Program executable:HP LinkUp Viewer.exe
Name:HP LinkUp Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LinkUp\HP LinkUp Viewer.exe
Additional files:
  • LinkUpExt.dll - HP LinkUp File Transfer Extension
  • LinkUpExt64.dll
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.UI.Resources.dll - Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.UI.Resources
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.UI.CustomControls.dll - Serenity.UI.CustomControls
  • LinkUpFTViewer.exe - HP LinkUp File Transfer
  • FtWndMgr.dll
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.UI.Views.dll - Serenity.UI.Views
  • HP LinkUp Viewer.exe - HP LinkUp Viewer
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.Common.dll - Serenity.Common
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.UI.MUI.dll - Serenity.UI.MUI
  • HP LinkUp Updater.exe - SerenityUpdater
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.Data.dll - Serenity.Data
  • Com.HP.ESB.Serenity.BLL.dll - Serenity.BLL
  • FtCore.dll - HP LinkUp FT
  • SerenityDg64.dll - HP LinkUp
  • SerenityDiag.dll
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • CoRgreceiverTypeInfo.Interop.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CoRgreceiverLib'.
  • Serenity.Receiver.Diagnostics.UI.dll (by HP) - Serenity.Receiver.Diagnostics.UI
  • Serenity.Receiver.AutoDiscovery.dll - Serenity.Receiver.AutoDiscovery
  • Serenity.ReceiverDiagnostics.dll (by HP) - Serenity.ReceiverDiagnostics
  • HelpManual.exe - HelpManu Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HP LinkUp Viewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{29FCF430-917A-4C76-A89C-0AE2DC61E3B0}' (runs on registration).
  • HelpManual.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8C0C7EA4-5863-4ECC-8A18-E3601313940B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP LinkUp?

You can uninstall HP LinkUp 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 LinkUp, 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 LinkUp.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.80%
Windows 10 13.90%
Windows XP 0.29%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.35%
Windows 10 Home 11.32%
Windows 7 Professional 3.35%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.90%
Windows 10 Pro 0.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.28%
  Canada 3.37%
  United Kingdom 2.53%
  France 2.40%
  Germany 2.23%
  Australia 1.19%
  Italy 1.11%
  Mexico 0.84%
  Sweden 0.71%
  Spain 0.62%
  Belgium 0.50%
  Netherlands 0.45%
  Brazil 0.43%
  Switzerland 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.83%
Dell 0.11%
American Megatrends 0.06%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 4.41%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 3.30%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 3.12%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 2.96%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 2.50%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 2.40%

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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