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Should I remove HP Remote Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,177
United States Rank #3,916
Reach 0.0591%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.16 days
270.32 days >
Average installed length: 142.03 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

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HP Remote Software

What is HP Remote Software?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

HP Remote Software is an outstanding remote desktop tool for workstation users and their 2D and 3D graphics and data intensive applications. This advanced tool allows users to access and share the desktop of a remote workstation over a standard network. All applications run natively on the remote workstation and take f...  Read more


HP Remote Software is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 831 KB (850,944 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of HP Remote Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Remote\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5F240DB8-0D74-4F13-86C3-929760392A8D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 831 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Remote Software

Program executable:HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe
Core functionality module for HP Remote software
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Remote\HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - Common utils for HP Remote software
  • HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe - Core functionality module for HP Remote software
  • MCStateSink.dll - Media State Aggregator Service Sink for HP Remote software
  • MWRegister.dll - HP Remote software registrator module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HP Remote Software' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Remote\HP REMOTE V1.0.5.exe.

How do I remove HP Remote Software?

You can uninstall HP Remote Software 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 Remote Software, 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 Remote Software.

Win Vista (SP2) 57%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 62.18%
Windows 7 33.53%
Windows 10 4.20%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 62.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.30%
Windows 10 Home 3.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.55%
Windows 7 Professional 0.69%
Windows 10 Pro 0.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.24%
  Canada 4.96%
  France 3.45%
  United Kingdom 1.39%
  Italy 0.61%
  Switzerland 0.50%
  Germany 0.50%
  Australia 0.33%
  Sweden 0.33%
  Spain 0.33%
  Netherlands 0.33%
  Belgium 0.28%
  New Zealand 0.22%
  DK 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.83%
Dell 0.17%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY429AA-ABA p... 9.29%
HP-Pavilion NY428AA-ABA p... 7.95%
HP-Pavilion KY818AA-ABA s... 5.08%
HP-Pavilion NP187AA-ABA s... 4.69%
HP-Pavilion NP192AA-ABA p... 4.31%
HP-Pavilion NY464AA-ABA p... 3.74%

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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