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Should I remove HP QuickLook?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,682
United States Rank #8,381
Reach 0.0536%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.11 days
504.77 days >
Average installed length: 265.22 days


VersionDistribution 30.97% 64.02% 2.65% 0.95% 0.09% 1.23%
2.00 A4 0.09%

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HP QuickLook

What is HP QuickLook?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Just push the HP info button on your business notebook. HP QuickLook 2 springs to life in about ten seconds.2 you then have immediate access to information from your microsoft office outlook program. HP QuickLook 2 enables this fast access by proactively capturing information and storing it outside your computer’s oper...  Read more


HP QuickLook is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is quicklook_Vista.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 85.91 MB (90,080,675 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 38% of users of HP QuickLook come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickLook\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F9DB9D94-7ABF-4FF0-AE71-4FC9DAB7D4A1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 85.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP QuickLook

Program executable:quicklook_Vista.exe
Additional files:
  • PIMHtmlSupport.exe - HP QuickLook HTMLtoPNG Helper
  • PimOutlookAddin.dll - HP QuickLook Outlook Add-in
  • PimOutlookAddin_NOFVE.dll
  • PimOutlookAddin_NOFVE64.dll
  • PimOutlookAddin64.dll
  • version.exe
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • HPDayStarterService.exe - HP DayStarter service
  • hputils.dll - hputils
  • Cleanup.exe
  • LaunchHelp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • HPDayStarterService.exe runs as a service named 'HP DayStarter Service' (HPDayStarterService) "This service checks if DayStarter is supported".

How do I remove HP QuickLook?

You can uninstall HP QuickLook 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 QuickLook, 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 QuickLook.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.43%
Windows 10 7.28%
Windows XP 0.19%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 72.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.06%
Windows 10 Pro 5.61%
Windows 10 Home 1.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.86%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.33%
  France 6.22%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  United Kingdom 3.90%
  Germany 3.43%
  Italy 3.19%
  Canada 3.03%
  Sweden 2.71%
  Norway 2.07%
  Finland 1.91%
  Czech Republic 1.67%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Switzerland 1.43%
  Spain 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.71%
Compaq 0.10%
Toshiba 0.10%
Acer 0.10%
Common models
HP ProBook 4520s 30.84%
HP ProBook 4720s 13.26%
HP ProBook 4525s 9.22%
HP ProBook 6550b 8.36%
HP ProBook 4320s 5.00%
HP EliteBook 8440p 4.13%

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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