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Should I remove HP LinkUp Sender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,927
United States Rank #11,040
Reach 0.0121%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 396.95 days
1250.09 days >
Average installed length: 656.83 days


2.01.028 4.18%
2.01.026 95.82%

Typically installed together

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HP LinkUp Sender

What is HP LinkUp Sender?  (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 Sender is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 2.01.026, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 31.56 MB (33,093,098 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 84% of users of HP LinkUp Sender come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LinkUp Sender
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8C6CC89D-E4A5-479E-99BB-FAFCC102FB88}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 31.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP LinkUp Sender

  • LinkUpSndExt.dll - HP LinkUp File Transfer Extension
  • LinkUpSndExt64.dll
  • LinkUpZeroC.exe - HP LinkUp Auto Discovery Service
  • LinkUpFTSender.exe - HP LinkUp File Transfer
  • LinkUpDiagnostics.exe - HP LinkUp Diagnostics
  • FtWndMgr.dll
  • FtCore.dll - HP LinkUp FT
  • SerenityDiag.dll - HP LinkUp
  • HelpManual.exe - HelpManu Application
  • ATL90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LinkUpZeroC.exe runs as a service named 'HP LinkUp Auto Discovery Service' (HPLinkUpZeroC) "HP LinkUp Auto Discovery Service".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LinkUpZeroC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LinkUp Sender\LinkUpZeroC.exe'.
  • LinkUpFTSender.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LinkUp Sender\LinkUpFTSender.exe'.

How do I remove HP LinkUp Sender?

You can uninstall HP LinkUp Sender 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 Sender, 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 Sender.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.87%
Windows Vista 12.97%
Windows 10 12.13%
Windows XP 5.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.13%
Windows 10 Home 4.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.61%
  Canada 2.73%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  France 1.91%
  Australia 1.09%
  Brazil 0.82%
  Germany 0.82%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Belgium 0.55%
  Switzerland 0.55%
  Czech Republic 0.55%
  United Arab Emirates 0.27%
  Argentina 0.27%
  Austria 0.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 72.19%
Dell 10.16%
Acer 5.88%
Toshiba 4.28%
Lenovo 3.21%
ASUS 1.60%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Samsung 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.82%
LENOVO 2958 3.18%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.55%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.55%

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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