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Should I remove HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,215
United States Rank #484
Reach 0.5667%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.56 days
813.02 days >
Average installed length: 427.18 days


VersionDistribution 30.90%
28.0.0 69.10%

Typically installed together

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HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help

What is HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help?

HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help is an inetegrated and online user guide to learn how to operate and manage the printer, and to solve problems. The required Basic Device Software and Product Help installed on the computer along with the device enable full printer functionality. This software is automatically installed with the HP printer. If uninstalling the the HP software, this help program may need to be uninstalled manually.


The most used version is 28.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 23.96 MB (25,121,967 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B6F5C6D8-C443-4B55-932F-AE11B5743FC4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help?

You can uninstall HP Officejet Pro 8600 Help 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 Officejet Pro 8600 Help, 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 Officejet Pro 8600 Help.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.30%
Windows 10 33.80%
Windows Vista 5.86%
Windows XP 3.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.07%
Windows 7 Professional 14.05%
Windows 10 Home 11.13%
Windows 8.1 10.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.78%
  Canada 2.40%
  United Kingdom 1.86%
  Australia 1.39%
  Netherlands 0.69%
  South Africa 0.41%
  Israel 0.35%
  Belgium 0.32%
  United Arab Emirates 0.18%
  Saudi Arabia 0.14%
  France 0.13%
  India 0.13%
  Brazil 0.12%
  New Zealand 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.46%
Dell 32.06%
Toshiba 7.48%
Acer 6.66%
ASUS 5.84%
Lenovo 2.70%
Samsung 1.95%
Intel 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.73%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.91%
Dell XPS 8300 2.53%
Dell XPS 8700 2.22%

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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