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Should I remove HP MediaSmart Movies and TV?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,020
United States Rank #1,419
Reach 0.3251%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.01 days
472.34 days >
Average installed length: 248.18 days


VersionDistribution 26.07% 73.93%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP MediaSmart Movies and TV

What is HP MediaSmart Movies and TV?

This package provides the HP MediaSmart Movies and TV Software for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The HP MediaSmart Movies and TV Software launches from the HP MediaSmart SmartMenu, and includes Internet TV, Hulu, Netflix, and HP Movie Store powered by RoxioNow.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is SmartMenu.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 14.27 MB (14,964,553 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4B4E2FA2-3B1E-4147-99DB-5033981D8C2F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaSmart Movies and TV

Program executable:SmartMenu.exe
Name:HP MediaSmart SmartMenu
Signed by:Hewlett-Packard Company
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe
Additional files:
  • ShareVol64.dll - HP Volume Control Dynamic Link Library
  • HPShared64.dll - HP Shared Dynamic Link Library
  • HelpLaunch.exe - HP MediaSmart (HP MediaSmart HelpLaunch)
  • HPMoviesTV.exe - Movie TV
  • SmartMenu.exe - HP MediaSmart SmartMenu (SmartMenu)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SmartMenu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{48AFDFC7-E12E-408E-80ED-DE0EE473B555}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SmartMenu.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SmartMenu' and executes as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SmartMenu.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartMenu' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe /background.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010748414%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00069367%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038117%
0.015104% average

How do I remove HP MediaSmart Movies and TV?

You can uninstall HP MediaSmart Movies and TV 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 MediaSmart Movies and TV, 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 MediaSmart Movies and TV.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.21%
Windows 10 8.70%
Windows XP 0.08%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 85.13%
Windows 10 Home 7.20%
Windows 7 Professional 2.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.11%
  Italy 4.24%
  Canada 3.61%
  France 3.27%
  United Kingdom 2.75%
  Australia 2.66%
  Brazil 1.62%
  Germany 1.29%
  Spain 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Mexico 0.94%
  India 0.76%
  Sweden 0.71%
  Belgium 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.82%
Toshiba 0.05%
Dell 0.03%
ASUS 0.03%
Acer 0.03%
Sahara 0.02%
Gateway 0.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 44.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 28.36%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 11.06%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 8.36%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook ... 2.00%
HP ENVY 14 Notebook PC 1.92%

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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