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Should I remove HP Photo Creations?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,540
United States Rank #1,125
Reach 0.4498%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.14 days
830.01 days >
Average installed length: 436.11 days


VersionDistribution 1.98% 1.40% 0.24% 2.07% 1.18% 0.16% 74.99% 1.09% 4.29% 2.98% 1.25% 1.39% 2.29% 1.14% 0.87% 1.55% 0.55%
1.0.0.${CAB_VERSION} 0.57%

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HP Photo Creations

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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 used version 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 main program executable is PhotoProductCore.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 58.59 MB (61,437,497 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\HP Photo Creations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HP Photo Creations\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 58.59 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 v0.8 (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?

Quickly and completely remove HP Photo Creations from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.70%
Windows Vista 10.08%
Windows 10 7.30%
Windows XP 4.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.34%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.97%
  United Kingdom 6.77%
  France 4.83%
  Germany 4.79%
  Canada 3.53%
  Italy 2.28%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Belgium 1.75%
  Spain 1.50%
  Australia 1.13%
  Sweden 0.75%
  DK 0.74%
  Austria 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.54%
Dell 20.28%
Acer 15.64%
Toshiba 10.24%
ASUS 6.30%
Samsung 3.65%
Lenovo 1.37%
Intel 0.85%
Medion 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.11%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.59%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%

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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