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Should I remove HP Security Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,025
United States Rank #1,358
Reach 0.3244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.72 days
463.78 days >
Average installed length: 243.68 days


2.0.1 9.70%
1.0.12 50.14%
1.0.11 37.80%
1.0.10 2.36%

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HP Security Assistant

What is HP Security Assistant?

HP Security Assistant is a utility that provides convenient access to preinstalled security applications from a single touchpoint. This package is provides for supported notebook models running a supported operating system.


The most used version is 1.0.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The setup package is about 1.48 MB (1,548,288 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{562608FE-2051-4488-BF22-8CE4C03046AC}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{288591DE-4151-4E8E-A698-C6EFF5DF00F9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Security Assistant

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
Additional files:
  • _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
  • _15A43FE10C2D3E8E841166.exe

How do I remove HP Security Assistant?

You can uninstall HP Security Assistant 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 Security Assistant, 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 Security Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.05%
Windows 10 12.89%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.87%
Windows 10 Home 10.48%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.35%
Windows 7 Starter 1.60%
Windows 7 Professional 1.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.38%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Italy 3.88%
  Canada 2.55%
  France 2.21%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Mexico 1.23%
  Australia 1.19%
  Spain 1.08%
  Germany 1.03%
  Brazil 0.75%
  Belgium 0.68%
  Sweden 0.63%
  India 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.84%
Dell 0.10%
ASUS 0.03%
Toshiba 0.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 28.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 23.37%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 14.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 13.08%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.52%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.88%

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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