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7% remove it93% keep it
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HP Software Setup 5.00.A.7

What is HP Software Setup .A.7?

This is the HP printer software installation setup software that is included with various HP printers.


HP Software Setup 5.00.A.7 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The main program executable is HPSoftwareSetup.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.15 MB (3,302,352 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 17% of users of HP Software Setup .A.7 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Swsetup\AppInstl
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{70
Estimated size: 3.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Software Setup 5.00.A.7

Program executable:HPSoftwareSetup.exe
Name:Hewlett-Packard Software Setup
HP Software Setup
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe - Hewlett-Packard Application Installer (Application Installer)
  • HPSoftwareSetup.exe - Hewlett-Packard Software Setup (HP Software Setup)
  • hpqUIDll.dll - hpqUIDll Dynamic Link Library (hpqUIDll DLL)
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • hpqInsAp.dll
  • hpqInsUI.dll

How do I remove HP Software Setup .A.7?

You can uninstall HP Software Setup .A.7 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 Software Setup 5.00.A.7, 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 Software Setup .A.7.

Win Vista (SP2) 76%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.34%
Windows 7 8.13%
Windows XP 3.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 46.45%
Windows Vista Business 26.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.28%
  United Kingdom 12.29%
  Italy 10.96%
  France 9.63%
  Germany 5.65%
  Finland 4.32%
  Sweden 4.32%
  Spain 3.65%
  Czech Republic 3.32%
  Poland 2.99%
  Austria 2.66%
  Hungary 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Belgium 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.29%
Toshiba 0.35%
Sahara 0.35%
Common models
HP Compaq 6735s 25.37%
HP Compaq 6730s 20.22%
HP 550 18.75%
HP Compaq 6830s 14.71%
HP EliteBook 6930p 3.68%
HP 2133 2.21%

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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