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Should I remove HP Solution Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #234
United States Rank #181
Reach 2.4089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.36 days
423.58 days >
Average installed length: 222.56 days


14.0 100.00%

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HP Solution Center 14.0

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.


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 9 files and is usually about 3.45 MB (3,619,535 bytes).

HP Solution Center 14.0 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 -forcereboot
Estimated size: 3.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Solution Center 14.0

Program executable:hpzscr01.exe
Name:HP Installer
HP Installer Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\esupport\hpzscr01.exe
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
  • hpzscr01_AVG_RESTORED.exe - HP Installer Uninstaller
  • hpzscr40.exe

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?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HP Solution Center 14.0, 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 Solution Center.

Win 10 49%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.72%
Windows 7 43.98%
Windows Vista 4.54%
Windows XP 2.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.40%
Windows 8.1 14.08%
Windows 10 Home 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.77%
  Germany 5.97%
  Italy 4.31%
  Brazil 4.12%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  France 3.67%
  Canada 2.60%
  Netherlands 1.84%
  Spain 1.33%
  Australia 1.06%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Mexico 0.61%
  Poland 0.56%
  Austria 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.87%
Dell 19.86%
Acer 14.68%
ASUS 9.22%
Toshiba 7.72%
Lenovo 4.20%
Samsung 3.75%
Intel 1.18%
Medion 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.46%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.67%
ASUS All Series 3.10%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.46%

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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