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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #3,273
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 467.14 days


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HP Photosmart Essential 3.0

What is HP Photosmart Essential?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

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HP Photosmart Essential 3.0 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The main program executable is hpzscr01.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.38 MB (2,498,850 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 70% of users of HP Photosmart Essential come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/go/pse7
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\photosmartessential
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud13.dat
Estimated size: 2.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Photosmart Essential 3.0

Program executable:hpzscr01.exe
Name:HP Installer
HP Installer Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\photosmartessential\hpzscr01.exe
Additional files:
  • hpzmsi01.exe - HP Installer (HP Installer MSI Installer plug-in)

How do I remove HP Photosmart Essential?

You can uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 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 Photosmart Essential 3.0, 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 Photosmart Essential.

Win Vista (SP2) 71%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 77.93%
Windows XP 12.72%
Windows 7 7.82%
Windows 10 1.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 67.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.29%
Windows Vista Business 1.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.62%
  Canada 5.35%
  France 4.93%
  Germany 3.53%
  United Kingdom 2.55%
  Italy 2.27%
  Spain 1.26%
  Australia 0.87%
  Brazil 0.84%
  Belgium 0.73%
  Netherlands 0.73%
  Argentina 0.49%
  Mexico 0.38%
  Portugal 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 71.85%
Dell 11.68%
Toshiba 4.90%
Acer 4.48%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Intel 1.15%
Gateway 0.85%
Sahara 0.73%
Medion 0.67%
Samsung 0.67%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FK792AA-ABA a... 5.60%
HP-Pavilion FQ453AA-ABA a... 5.39%
Compaq-Presario FK586AA-A... 4.54%
HP-Pavilion FQ515AA-ABA a... 3.48%
HP-Pavilion FQ512AA-ABA m... 3.38%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.96%

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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