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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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United States Rank #197
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.49 days
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Average installed length: 317.54 days


13.0 100.00%

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HP Solution Center 13.0

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 6 files and is usually about 3.44 MB (3,605,487 bytes).

This program 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: 3.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Solution Center 13.0

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
  • 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?

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 13.0, 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 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.16%
Windows Vista 8.27%
Windows 10 7.59%
Windows XP 3.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.22%
Windows 7 Professional 12.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.86%
Windows 10 Home 4.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.27%
  Germany 7.64%
  United Kingdom 3.75%
  France 3.37%
  Brazil 3.01%
  Canada 2.98%
  Italy 2.96%
  Spain 1.64%
  Israel 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Australia 1.00%
  India 0.75%
  Austria 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.17%
Dell 23.61%
Acer 16.16%
Toshiba 7.97%
ASUS 6.33%
Samsung 2.32%
Intel 1.59%
Lenovo 1.22%
Medion 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.52%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.98%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.70%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.30%

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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