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6% remove it94% keep it
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HP Photo and Imaging 2.0 - Photosmart Cameras


HP Photo and Imaging 2.0 - Photosmart Cameras is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 147 files and is usually about 16.8 MB (17,614,848 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 70% of users of HP Photo and Imaging - Photosmart Cameras come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/cposupport/eschome.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\digital imaging\album\templates
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5D7F0A0E-369E-46C0-9F99-FAB21A064781}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Photo and Imaging 2.0 - Photosmart Cameras

  • usbscan.sys (by Microsoft) - USB Scanner Driver
  • hpqtap08.dll - hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series (TAPAS Link Server)
  • hpqtax08.exe - TAPAS Executable Stub
  • hpqdlg08.dll - HP OfficeJet Common DLGs DLL
  • hpqxmlul.dll - XML Utility DLL
  • hpqcamsm.dll
  • hpqcxm08.dll - HP CUE Context Manager Objects
  • hpqdirec.exe - HP Director application
  • hpqwrg.exe - WebReg application
  • hpqmsg08.dll - CUE Common Error Dialog
  • hpomem07.dll - Shared Memory Manager
  • hpqann08.dll - HP Annotation Tools
  • hpqcomv.dll
  • hpqvwr08.exe - HP Image Editor
  • lfafp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfavi13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfcal13n.dll
  • lffax13n.dll
  • lffpx13n.dll
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • lfica13n.dll
  • lfimg13n.dll
  • lfj2k13n.dll
  • lfjbg13n.dll
  • lflmb13n.dll
  • lfmpg13n.dll
  • lfpcx13n.dll
  • lfpdf13n.dll
  • lfpng13n.dll
  • lfpnm13n.dll
  • lftif13n.dll
  • lfwmf13n.dll
  • ltann13n.dll
  • ltclr13n.dll
  • ltdis13n.dll
  • ltdlg13n.dll
  • ltefx13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.dll
  • ltimg13n.dll
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • lttw213n.dll
  • ltwvc13n.dll
  • lvkrn13n.dll
  • mssoap1.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Soap SDK
  • wisc10.dll - WinInet Soap Connector Library
  • dir.js - dll for non-versioned MSI files
  • global.js
  • hpgs2wdh.dll - hpgs2wdh Module
  • hpgs2wnd.exe - Hewlett-Packard hpgs2wnd (hpgs2wnd)
  • hpgs2wnf.exe - hpgs2wnf Module
  • hpgs2wnfps.dll - hpgs2wnfps Module
  • hpgs2wns.dll - Hewlett-Packard S2WNSRES (S2WNSRES)
  • hpqcamin.dll
  • hpqmfc08.dll - CUE MFC Extension DLL
  • lfani13n.dll
  • lfawd13n.dll
  • lfcgm13n.dll
  • lfclp13n.dll
  • lfcmp13n.dll
  • lfcmw13n.dll
  • lfcut13n.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hpqwrg.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WebReg 20150930085433' (runs daily at 8:54 AM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpgs2wnd.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Share-to-Web Namespace Daemon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:39.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:1.1587528537%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00170155%
0.016088% average
User CPU:1.15705131%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove HP Photo and Imaging - Photosmart Cameras?

You can uninstall HP Photo and Imaging - Photosmart Cameras 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 and Imaging 2.0 - Photosmart Cameras, 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 and Imaging - Photosmart Cameras.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 35.96%
Windows XP 32.46%
Windows 10 18.42%
Windows Vista 13.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.93%
Windows 10 Home 8.04%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 8.1 4.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.06%
  Canada 5.10%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Belgium 3.18%
  France 3.18%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  Germany 1.91%
  Australia 1.27%
  Italy 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Argentina 0.64%
  Guatemala 0.64%
  Israel 0.64%
  India 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.78%
Dell 24.14%
American Megatrends 11.49%
Acer 6.90%
Toshiba 6.90%
Intel 3.45%
ASUS 2.30%
Sahara 2.30%
Compaq 1.15%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 3.16%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.11%
Dell Dell DM061 2.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.11%
Packard Bell ixtreme M585... 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.11%

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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