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Should I remove HP SmartCenter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 16.67% 83.33%

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HP SmartCenter


HP SmartCenter is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 23 files. 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 90% of users of HP SmartCenter come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\smartcenter
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{55F53DF1-B5A4-49AC-A654-EE03C8DCE2A0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP SmartCenter

  • startmenuprograms.dll - StartMenuPrograms
  • simpletimezone.dll - SimpleTimeZone
  • hptouchtweaks.exe - HPTouchTweaks
  • preloadhelper.exe - PreloadHelper
  • win32timezone.dll - Win32TimeZone
  • hp.launchpad.exe - hp.launchpad
  • interop.hptouchtweaks.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'HPTouchTweaks'.
  • launchpaddl.dll - Launchpaddl
  • ilaunchpad.dll - ILaunchpad
  • shortcut.dll

How do I remove HP SmartCenter?

Quickly and completely remove HP SmartCenter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP SmartCenter 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 SmartCenter, 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 SmartCenter.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win Vista 8%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 91.67%
Dell 8.33%
Common models
HP-Pavilion RN635AA-ABA I... 50.00%
HP-Pavilion GN583AA-ABA I... 16.67%
HP-Pavilion RN637AA-ABU I... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion RN635AAR-ABA ... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion GC605AA-ABG I... 8.33%
Dell Precision T1700 8.33%

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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