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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 89.66% 10.34%

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HP System Diagnostics


HP System Diagnostics is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 714.5 KB (731,648 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 58% of users of HP System Diagnostics come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp system diagnostics
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4FCBD822-5DAB-4403-9064-569D7AA7DAD6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 714.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP System Diagnostics

  • deviceinfo.dll - Diagnostic Application (Device Info Extractor)
  • hpappegn.dll - HP Application Search Engine
  • hpsysdig.exe - HP Diagnostic Utility
  • systeminfo.dll - HP Diagnostic Utility (System Information Library)
  • hpsdres.dll - HP Diagnistics
  • hpsdui.dll - HP Diagnostic
  • logging.dll - Logging Dynamic Link Library (Logging DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hpsysdig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E751590E-D3E9-4382-9E6C-9790664241AA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP System Diagnostics?

You can uninstall HP System Diagnostics 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 System Diagnostics, 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 System Diagnostics.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.83%
Windows XP 34.48%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Windows 10 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.89%
  Germany 10.53%
  South Africa 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Spain 5.26%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Argentina 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  Czech Republic 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%
  United Kingdom 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 13.64%
Intel 13.64%
Medion 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Sony 4.55%
Packard Bell 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW245J 4.17%
Packard Bell BV AWRDACPI 4.17%
Micro-Star MS-7529 4.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.17%
MEDION MS-7748 4.17%

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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