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HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.00 D2

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What is HP Quick Launch Buttons D2?

This program contains software that enables customers to program the Quick Launch Buttons on the keyboard and the external Easy Access Buttons Keyboard for the supported notebook models and operating systems. This application enables menu control of various buttons such as volume, internal/external display, and mute on/off.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Some HP notebook PCs come with Quick Launch buttons. Quick Launch buttons enable you to quickly access the programs that you use most frequently. For example, if you frequently travel for your job to give presentations, you could program the Presentation button to always open a presentation that you frequently use—all ...  Read more


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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is qlbctrl.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 11.47 MB (12,031,675 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Estimated size: 11.47 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.00 D2

Program executable:qlbctrl.exe
Name:HP Quick Launch Buttons
QLB Controller
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp quick launch buttons\qlbctrl.exe
Additional files:
  • BezlACTN.dll - HP Quick Launch Buttons (Bezel Action Functions)
  • DispActn.dll - Display related action
  • ExtACTN.dll - External Button actions
  • FnKyACTN.dll - Fn Key actions
  • hpqExec.dll - Action Dll
  • hpSysInfo.exe - hpSysInfo
  • MonDisp.exe - monitor display resolution change
  • qlbDisp.dll - qlbDisp Module
  • QLBMedia.exe - QLB Media Menu
  • qlbPres.exe - Presentation Action
  • MCSVActn.dll - HP Quick Lauch Buttons (Action DLL that handles mode change in Tablet systems)
  • QMActn.dll - Action DLL that handles QMenu actions.
  • QMenu.exe - Q Menu executable
  • DspSwtch.exe - DspSwtch Application (Display Swtch Application)
  • hpqactn.dll - Quick Launch Buttons (hpqql Dynamic Link Library)
  • hpqlbVer.exe - hpqlbVer Application
  • QLBSERVICE.dll - QLB (QLB Database Handler)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QLBCTRL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QlbCtrl' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe /Start.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • QLBCTRL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe'.

How do I remove HP Quick Launch Buttons D2?

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Or, you can uninstall HP Quick Launch Buttons D2 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 Quick Launch Buttons 6.00 D2, 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 Quick Launch Buttons D2.

Win XP 81%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 95.35%
Windows 7 4.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 95.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.31%
  Sweden 5.77%
  Belgium 3.85%
  Switzerland 3.85%
  Czech Republic 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Argentina 1.92%
  Austria 1.92%
  BA 1.92%
  BY 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Greece 1.92%
  Croatia 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 93.02%
Toshiba 2.33%
Compaq 2.33%
ASUS 2.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.38%
Hewlett-Packard nc6400 2.38%
Hewlett-Packard nc6340 2.38%
HP xw8400 Workstation 2.38%
HP Compaq nx9420 (RH457EA... 2.38%
HP Compaq nx9420 (RB549UT... 2.38%

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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