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Should I remove HP QuickWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
40% remove it60% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #839
United States Rank #581
Reach 0.8212%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.86 days
379.38 days >
Average installed length: 199.34 days


VersionDistribution 0.20% 0.64% 5.23% 0.06% 40.14% 6.38% 2.17% 0.75% 6.64% 23.87% 4.00% 0.12% 0.05% 1.35% 1.20% 0.92% 0.23% 6.04%

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HP QuickWeb

What is HP QuickWeb?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Sometimes you just want quick web access—that’s where HP QuickWeb is ready to help. Get to your favorite online content within seconds of powering on. As soon as you hit the HP QuickWeb launch button you have access to the web.1 Open your webmail, check Facebook, browse the web and enjoy face-to-face time with your fri...  Read more


HP QuickWeb is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is hpqwutils.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 11.38 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.31 MB (3,469,592 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 63% of users of HP QuickWeb come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

This program is pre-installed on some PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Hewlett-Packard Company
URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.Hewlett-PackardCompany.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3F437675-F102-4866-BDE1-FFFC7B45EC0B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP QuickWeb

Program executable:hpqwutils.exe
Name:HP QuickWeb
HP QuickWeb Utilities
Signed by:Hewlett-Packard Company
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\hpqwutils.exe
(From the publisher) “HP QuickWeb is an innovative suite of applications that can be accessed within seconds of powering on the notebook. HP QuickWeb resides outside of the notebook’s Windows operating system, allowing you to quickly check...”
Additional files:
  • HPSWManagedDLL.dll - HPSWManagedDLL
  • hp.mobile.shared.dll - ClassLibrary
  • hpqwgetdrvinfo.exe - HP QuickWeb (HP QuickWeb Get Drive Information)
  • HPQWTools.dll - HPQW (HP Quickweb tools)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hpqwutils.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1D406BA4-DF53-45EC-A990-0C2099BDF8B7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpqwutils.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HPQuickWebProxy' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\hpqwutils.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hpqwutils.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\hpqwutils.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007602113%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00072567%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003454%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:135,158
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:864 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove HP QuickWeb?

You can uninstall HP QuickWeb 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 QuickWeb, 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 QuickWeb.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 40%
Keep it 60%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.44%
Windows 10 10.48%
Windows XP 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.65%
Windows 7 Professional 11.57%
Windows 10 Home 8.49%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.54%
Windows 7 Starter 1.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.21%
  United Kingdom 5.48%
  Canada 2.92%
  Italy 2.89%
  France 2.40%
  Germany 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Spain 1.17%
  Australia 1.10%
  Mexico 1.10%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Sweden 0.92%
  Belgium 0.92%
  India 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.91%
Dell 0.06%
ASUS 0.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 24.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 15.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.29%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 8.70%
HP ProBook 4530s 7.15%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.12%

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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