84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove HP Photo Creations?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #113
United States Rank #89
Reach 4.0089%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.76 days
523.92 days >
Average installed length: 275.28 days


VersionDistribution 11.45% 0.48% 0.14% 0.10% 64.93% 0.27% 0.03% 0.03% 1.23% 0.13% 0.14% 0.12% 0.21% 0.09% 0.24% 0.24% 0.24% 0.26% 0.24% 0.24% 0.77% 0.26% 0.39% 0.34% 0.28% 0.06% 0.39% 0.65% 0.65% 0.61% 1.26% 1.59% 5.04% 2.66% 0.66% 0.78% 0.91% 0.50% 0.62% 0.47% 0.30%
1.0.0.${CAB_VERSION} 0.00%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP Photo Creations

What is HP Photo Creations?

Like to get creative with your photos? With HP Photo Creations, you can easily create beautiful keepsakes such as cards, calendars, photo books, and much more. Customize your projects with rich backgrounds, styled text, hundreds of graphics and thousands of border styles. Best of all, HP Photo Creations is a free download from HP.com. Keep reading to learn about everything HP Photo Creations has to offer.


The most common release is, 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 PhotoProductCore.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 64.08 MB (67,197,880 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\HP Photo Creations
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HP Photo Creations\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 64.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Photo Creations

Program executable:PhotoProductCore.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\HP Photo Creations\PhotoProductCore.exe
Additional files:
  • npRLViewer.dll (by RocketLife, LLP) - Rocketlife App Viewer v0.9 (The core browser plugin for photo products powered by RocketLife.)
  • PhotoProductCore.exe (by Visan / RocketLife)
  • RocketEngine.dll (by Visan inc) - Rocket Life (Rocket Engine)
  • ContentMan.dll (by RocketLife) - RocketLife
  • RLPNUpload.dll (by RocketLife)
  • Communicator.exe
  • MessageCheck.exe
  • PhotoProductReg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Communicator.exe is scheduled as a task named 'HP Photo Creations Meijer Communicator' (runs daily).
  • MessageCheck.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OfficeMax Photo Gifts Communicator' (runs daily at 4:08 PM).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:147.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4349658917%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.43261980%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00234609%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove HP Photo Creations?

You can uninstall HP Photo Creations 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 Photo Creations, 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 Photo Creations.

Win 10 46%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.62%
Windows 10 46.09%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows XP 2.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.18%
Windows 10 Home 19.07%
Windows 8.1 12.44%
Windows 7 Professional 7.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.61%
Windows 10 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.66%
  Germany 5.87%
  United Kingdom 4.67%
  France 3.67%
  Italy 3.51%
  Canada 2.82%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Australia 1.24%
  Spain 1.13%
  Belgium 1.00%
  India 0.76%
  Saudi Arabia 0.65%
  Mexico 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.78%
Dell 19.25%
Acer 15.74%
ASUS 8.87%
Toshiba 7.64%
Lenovo 4.01%
Samsung 3.35%
Medion 0.99%
Intel 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.43%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.42%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.41%

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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