84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove HP Smart Web Printing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,717
United States Rank #1,833
Reach 0.1473%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.26 days
479.67 days >
Average installed length: 252.03 days


131.1.35898 60.08%
112.200.19110 1.86%
111.0.19071 0.79%
110.0.19061 1.48%
109.9.19158 6.48% 8.65% 0.03% 20.63%

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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 131.1.35898, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 SmartWebPrintExe.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 6.26 MB (6,568,433 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/go/smartprint/web
Help link: www.HP.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP\
Uninstaller: msiexec /i{49A143E9-4A6A-43E7-86B1-388194C79248}
Estimated size: 6.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Smart Web Printing

Program executable:SmartWebPrintExe.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\SmartWebPrintExe.exe
Additional files:
  • hpswp_clipbook.exe - HP Smart Web Printing (Leo (ClipBookDB) - add-on for Internet Explorer)
  • hpswp_clipbookdb.dll
  • hpswp_collection.dll - Leo (Collection) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_collection_ie7.dll
  • hpswp_comparison.dll - Leo (Comparison) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_composition.dll - Leo (CompositionWindow) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_datatranslation.dll - Leo (Data Translation) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_extensions.dll - Leo (Toolbar Extensions) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_framework.dll - Leo (Framework) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_printenhancer.dll - hpswp_printenhancer dll
  • hpswp_resource.dll - Leo (Resource for Leo plugins)
  • hpswp_selection.dll - Leo (Selection) - add-on for Internet Explorer
  • hpswp_selection_ie7.dll
  • hpswp_subclasser.dll
  • ProductDemoActiveX.ocx - ActiveX control for showing product demo
  • PDFCreatorPilot3.dll (by Two Pilots) - PDFCreatorPilot (PDF Creator Pilot library - create PDF files with ease.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 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}.
  • hpswp_framework.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HP Print Clips' with the class of {053F9267-DC04-4294-A72C-58F732D338C0}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • hpswp_extensions.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {700259D7-1666-479a-93B1-3250410481E8}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SmartWebPrintExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\smart web printing\SmartWebPrintExe.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 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.32%
Windows Vista 33.25%
Windows 10 7.95%
Windows XP 5.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.64%
Windows 10 Home 7.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.30%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.87%
Windows 7 Professional 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.93%
  Canada 4.50%
  United Kingdom 1.27%
  India 0.61%
  Australia 0.36%
  Mexico 0.30%
  Brazil 0.27%
  PR 0.21%
  Ireland 0.17%
  Romania 0.17%
  Netherlands 0.15%
  Germany 0.15%
  Croatia 0.15%
  Iran 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 88.47%
Dell 5.43%
Toshiba 2.21%
Gateway 0.94%
Acer 0.94%
Intel 0.79%
American Megatrends 0.41%
Sahara 0.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.23%
HP G60 Notebook PC 11.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.19%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 6.42%
HP G71 Notebook PC 5.76%
HP G72 Notebook PC 5.55%

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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Ban HPover a year ago
hp smart web printing is nothing more than a virus!! HP should be shot for launching such a program