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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #26,708
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VersionDistribution 2.04% 97.96%

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HP Smart Print

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What is HP Smart Print?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Smart Print is a printing application that allows you to print just what you want. Launch it from the button on the Bing Bar for HP or download Smart Print only for your browser. It will select an initial print-worthy area and format the print output appropriately so you save ink and paper. No more orphan pages! Save i...  Read more


HP Smart Print is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 6.09 MB (6,384,128 bytes). smartprintupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 76% of users of HP Smart Print come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\smartprint\skins
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{074D482A-0D8B-4BA3-832C-C870F45621BC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Smart Print

  • smartprintupdate.exe - HP Smart Print (HP Smart Print Update)
  • bootstrap.exe - HP Smart Print Bootstrap
  • ffqpbho3.5.dll - HP Smart Print Plugin for Firefox
  • ffqpbho3.6.dll
  • ffqpbho4.0.dll
  • ffqpbho5.0.dll
  • ffqpbho6.0.dll
  • ffqpbho7.0.dll
  • ffqpbho8.0.dll
  • ffqpbho9.0.dll
  • hpquickprintlauncher.exe - HP Smart Print Launcher
  • iewebprint.dll - HP Smart Print CreateEMF Module
  • quickprintbho.dll - HP Smart Print Plugin for Internet Explorer
  • quickprintsegmentff3.5.dll - HP Smart Print Algorithm Module
  • quickprintsegmentff3.6.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff4.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff5.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff6.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff7.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff8.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentff9.0.dll
  • quickprintsegmentie.dll
  • smartwebprint.dll - HP Smart Print PreviewAndPrint Module
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • quickprintbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HP Smart Print BHO' with the class of {1658D3A1-9E13-4196-A82A-D70D70880F36} (QpBHO Class).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • hpquickprintlauncher.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {22CC3EBD-C286-43aa-B8E6-06B115F74162}.

How do I remove HP Smart Print?

Quickly and completely remove HP Smart Print from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Smart Print 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 Smart Print, 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 Smart Print.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by HP Smart Print you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.00%
Windows Vista 16.00%
Windows XP 6.00%
Windows 10 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.33%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.12%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.32%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  Spain 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  UA 1.32%
  France 1.32%
  Australia 1.32%
  Greece 1.32%
  Iran 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Czech Republic 1.32%
  Italy 1.32%
  Hungary 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.89%
Dell 15.56%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 6.67%
Toshiba 4.44%
Sony 2.22%
Medion 2.22%
Lenovo 2.22%
Intel 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.30%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.98%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.65%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.33%

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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