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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 16.58% 18.72% 27.81% 2.14% 20.86% 13.90%

HP Pen Control


HP Pen Control is a program developed by ELAN microelectronics. 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. The main program executable is hp pen control.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 58.91 MB (61,767,285 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 86% of users of HP Pen Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ELAN\HP Pen Control\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ELAN\HP Pen Control\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 58.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Pen Control

Program executable:hp pen control.exe
HP Pen Control
Path:C:\Program Files\elan\hp pen control\hp pen control.exe
Additional files:
  • EzClickInstaller.exe (by ELAN) - StylusControlInstaller (Elan Active Pen Stylus Control Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HP Pen Control.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RunHPPenControl.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HP Pen Control.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EzClick' which loads as C:\Program Files\ELAN\HP Pen Control\HP Pen Control.exe -i.

How do I remove HP Pen Control?

You can uninstall HP Pen Control 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 Pen Control, 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 Pen Control.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.67%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  Singapore 2.33%
  France 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Australia 1.33%
  Canada 1.33%
  Germany 1.33%
  Sweden 0.67%
  Hong Kong 0.33%
  Netherlands 0.33%
  Norway 0.33%


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