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Should I remove HP Solution Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,786
United States Rank #1,929
Reach 0.2207%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.52 days
487.27 days >
Average installed length: 256.02 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0 100.00%

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HP Solution Center 8.0

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What is HP Solution Center?

HP Solution Center is a program installed with most HP printers. It acts as a centralized point of access for printing tasks, print settings, and maintenance. When you perform a standard installation of the HP software, HP Solution Center installs automatically.

Overview

It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. 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 main program executable is hpzscr01.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.17 MB (2,279,633 bytes).

HP Solution Center 8.0 is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\esupport
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\eSupport\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud05.dat
Estimated size: 2.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Solution Center 8.0

Program executable:hpzscr01.exe
Name:HP Installer
HP Installer Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\esupport\hpzscr01.exe
MD5:b97a81fcfa74e0e88fda4c0659f9e9be
Additional files:
  • hpqrrx08.exe - HP Digital Imaging (HP Digital Imaging Monitor Registry Repair)
  • hpzmsi01.exe - HP Installer (HP Installer MSI Installer plug-in)
  • hpzmsi40.exe
  • hpzscr40.exe - HP Installer Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hpzscr01.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{069A7445-97FD-46B8-9247-F732F3B5F354}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP Solution Center?

Quickly and completely remove HP Solution Center 8.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Solution Center 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 Solution Center 8.0, 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 Solution Center.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 74%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,786

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 81.34%
Windows 7 9.48%
Windows XP 7.35%
Windows 10 1.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.77%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.55%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.95%
Windows Vista Business 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.66%
  Germany 5.14%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  France 3.89%
  Canada 3.35%
  Italy 2.19%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Spain 1.23%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Australia 0.98%
  Sweden 0.59%
  Portugal 0.54%
  Israel 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.40%
Dell 25.72%
Acer 9.68%
Toshiba 9.48%
Medion 3.59%
Gateway 2.86%
GIGABYTE 2.00%
Intel 1.80%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Samsung 1.03%
Packard Bell 0.70%
Sahara 0.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.88%
Dell Inspiron 1525 4.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.71%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.65%

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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