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Should I remove HP QuickPlay?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,218
United States Rank #9,730
Reach 0.0304%


VersionDistribution 10.56% 54.93% 1.41% 0.70% 1.17% 0.23%

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HP QuickPlay 3.7

What is HP QuickPlay?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

QuickPlay and DVD Play software plays DVD movies or music CDs on your notebook. It comes pre-installed on some notebooks and is displayed as either QuickPlay or DVD Play depending on the computer model and hardware components. When it is configured as QuickPlay it has additional features such as the ability to connect ...  Read more


HP QuickPlay 3.7 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 QP.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 51.49 MB (53,992,507 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of HP QuickPlay come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{45D707E9-F3C4-
Estimated size: 51.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP QuickPlay 3.7

Program executable:QP.exe
Name:HP QuickPlay
Path:C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QP.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • QPSlingPlayerControl.dll (by SlingMedia) - QPSlingPlayerControl
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • HPTV.exe - HP MediaSmart TV (HP MediaSmart TV)
  • Helper.dll - CyberLink Helper
  • QP.exe - HP QuickPlay
  • QPManager.exe - HP QuickPlay Manage Program
  • QPService.exe - HP QuickPlay Resident Program
  • CabinetDll.dll
  • DVDP.exe
  • ODDOpen.exe
  • QPDVD.exe
  • QPKaraoke.exe
  • QPMenu.exe
  • QPMusic.exe
  • QPMVP.exe
  • QPPhoto.exe
  • QPRecordedTV.exe
  • QPSlingPlayer.dll
  • QPTV.exe
  • QPTV2.exe
  • QPWebcam.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • QP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'QuickPlayPlayVideoCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithQuickPlay.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • QPService.exe is scheduled as a task named 'QPService.exe_1702010990' (runs on registration).
  • QP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{450A9939-D69F-4F90-A148-82A634273A61}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QPService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QPService' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe".

How do I remove HP QuickPlay?

Quickly and completely remove HP QuickPlay 3.7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP QuickPlay 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 QuickPlay 3.7, 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 QuickPlay.

Win Vista (SP2) 71%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 73.77%
Windows 7 22.25%
Windows 8 3.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 72.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%
Windows 7 Professional 2.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.65%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.94%
  France 7.95%
  Germany 6.10%
  Canada 4.81%
  Italy 3.70%
  United Kingdom 2.40%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Spain 2.22%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Mexico 1.11%
  Czech Republic 1.11%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Japan 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 95.73%
ASUS 1.42%
Dell 1.42%
Acer 0.95%
Lenovo 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 40.29%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 17.27%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 7.91%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 7.91%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv2700 Notebo... 3.60%

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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