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Should I remove HP Smart Web Printing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,479
United States Rank #1,800
Reach 0.2514%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.79 days
436.27 days >
Average installed length: 229.23 days


4.05 28.06%
4.0 16.90%
3.5 55.05%

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HP Smart Web Printing

What is HP Smart Web Printing?

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.

About  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Save ink and paper by using the Smart Print application. Check out the before and after scenario, and you will find that Smart Print allows you to remove headers/footers, ads, etc. and leaves you with the content you want to print. Only want to print a particular section of a website and not the whole thing? HP Smart...  Read more


The most used version is 3.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 main program executable is hpzscr01.exe. The software installer includes 81 files and is usually about 8.69 MB (9,108,134 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud15.dat
Estimated size: 8.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Smart Web Printing

Program executable:hpzscr01.exe
Name:HP Installer
HP Installer Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpzscr01.exe
Additional files:
  • ClipBook.dll - HP Smart Web Printing (HP Smart Web Printing add-on for Internet Explorer)
  • ClipBookDBComponent.dll
  • EditClips.dll
  • hpswp_BHO.dll
  • hpswp_clipbook.exe
  • hpswp_EditClips.exe
  • hpswp_Operation.dll - HP Smart Web Printing Add-on
  • hpswp_printenhancer.dll
  • ProductDemoActiveX.ocx
  • RsrcLoaderLib.dll
  • SatelliteCHT.dll
  • SatelliteCSY.dll
  • SatelliteDEU.dll
  • SatelliteELL.dll
  • SatelliteENU.dll
  • SatelliteESN.dll
  • SatelliteFIN.dll
  • SatelliteFRA.dll
  • SatelliteHUN.dll
  • SatelliteITA.dll
  • SatelliteJPN.dll
  • SatelliteNLD.dll
  • SatellitePLK.dll
  • SatellitePTB.dll
  • SatelliteRUS.dll
  • SmartWebPrintExe.exe
  • UtilityLib.dll
  • hpzmsi01.exe - HP Installer (HP Installer MSI Installer plug-in)
  • hpzswp01.exe - HP InstallerWeb Smart Printing UI Plug-In
  • PDFCreatorPilot3.dll (by Two Pilots) - PDFCreatorPilot (PDF Creator Pilot library - create PDF files with ease.)
  • NeoLoggingLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • hpswp_BHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HP Smart BHO Class' with the class of {FFFFFFFF-CF4E-4F2B-BDC2-0E72E116A856}.
  • hpswp_printenhancer.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HP Print Enhancer' with the class of {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • hpswp_BHO.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'HP Smart Web Printing' with a class of {555D4D79-4BD2-4094-A395-CFC534424A05}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • hpswp_BHO.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class ##TOOLBAR_DISABLED_##{dde87865-83c5-48c4-8357-2f5b1aa84522}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • hpzscr01.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{069A7445-97FD-46B8-9247-F732F3B5F354}' (runs on registration).
  • SmartWebPrintExe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{05F53F50-5CCA-4519-848B-143121AFB730}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SmartWebPrintExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\SmartWebPrintExe.exe'.
  • hpzmsi01.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\photosmartessential\hpzmsi01.exe'.
  • hpswp_EditClips.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_EditClips.exe'.

How do I remove HP Smart Web Printing?

You can uninstall HP Smart Web Printing 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 Smart Web Printing, 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 Smart Web Printing.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by HP Smart Web Printing you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 59.42%
Windows XP 30.61%
Windows 7 8.66%
Windows 10 1.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 48.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.06%
Windows Vista Business 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.49%
  Germany 5.12%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  France 3.58%
  Canada 3.25%
  Italy 2.00%
  Brazil 1.65%
  Israel 1.51%
  Spain 1.40%
  Australia 1.28%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  Poland 0.76%
  Belgium 0.64%
  India 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.28%
Dell 27.20%
Toshiba 9.28%
Acer 8.63%
Intel 3.55%
American Megatrends 2.74%
Sahara 2.25%
Medion 1.88%
Gateway 1.26%
Samsung 0.99%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.22%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.82%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.55%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.42%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.28%

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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