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HP Software Setup 5.00.A.9

What is HP Software Setup .A.9?

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


HP Software Setup 5.00.A.9 is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The main program executable is HPSoftwareSetup.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,648,360 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 28% of users of HP Software Setup .A.9 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Spain.

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: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Software Setup 5.00.A.9

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.9?

You can uninstall HP Software Setup .A.9 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.9, 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.9.

Win Vista (SP2) 61%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 73.47%
Windows XP 20.41%
Windows 7 4.08%
Windows 10 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Basic 40.43%
Windows Vista Business 19.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.26%
Windows 10 Pro 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.07%
  France 8.77%
  Spain 8.77%
  Austria 7.02%
  Netherlands 7.02%
  Finland 5.26%
  Japan 5.26%
  Germany 3.51%
  Canada 3.51%
  Poland 3.51%
  Singapore 1.75%
  South Africa 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 93.88%
Sahara 4.08%
Toshiba 2.04%
Common models
HP ProBook 4510s 40.00%
HP ProBook 4710s 20.00%
HP ProBook 4515s 15.56%
HP 2140 4.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.22%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.22%

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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