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Should I remove HP RSS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,738
United States Rank #878
Reach 0.3887%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.39 days
925.97 days >
Average installed length: 486.52 days


5.1.4301.21494 75.10%
5.1.4289.23799 24.90%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard


What is HP RSS?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) provides an easy way to get fresh content delivered to you whenever an update is made on one of your favorite sites. When you subscribe to RSS feeds, you don't need to travel all over the Web to find the information you want. Instead, you get headlines and summaries collected for you in ...  Read more


HP RSS is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 5.1.4301.21494, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named MyRss.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,939,407 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 83% of users of HP RSS come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

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

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\RSS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A35E58D6-2A0F-4051-983B-79342081338E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP RSS

Program executable:MyRss.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\RSS\MyRss.exe
  • MyRss.exe - RssCFLExplorer

How do I remove HP RSS?

You can uninstall HP RSS 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 RSS, 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 RSS.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.19%
Windows 10 14.56%
Windows XP 0.22%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.51%
Windows 10 Home 11.71%
Windows 7 Professional 3.74%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.95%
Windows 10 Pro 0.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.63%
  Canada 3.17%
  United Kingdom 1.97%
  France 1.92%
  Germany 1.80%
  Australia 1.03%
  Mexico 0.74%
  Italy 0.66%
  Sweden 0.51%
  Spain 0.44%
  Belgium 0.42%
  Switzerland 0.38%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  Netherlands 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.83%
Dell 0.09%
American Megatrends 0.05%
Acer 0.03%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 6.21%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 4.70%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 4.02%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 3.66%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 3.20%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 3.12%

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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