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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #30,093
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VersionDistribution 76.92% 7.69% 15.38%

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HP Touch to Share


HP Touch to Share is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.44 MB (2,560,000 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of HP Touch to Share come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp touch to share
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5996BECB-FB1F-4D3C-A105-5F67C5BDD022}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Touch to Share

  • hptouchshare.exe - HPTouchShare (HP Touch to Share)
  • nfchelper.dll - HP Touch to Share NFCHelper
  • hptouchshare.resources.dll
  • nfcservicebinder_64.dll (by NXP) - NFCServiceBinder (This library allows to communicate with NFCService.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hptouchshare.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HPTouchToShare' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Touch to Share\HPTouchShare.exe" /s.

How do I remove HP Touch to Share?

You can uninstall HP Touch to Share 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 Touch to Share, 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 Touch to Share.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win 10 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.54%
Windows 10 13.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.77%
Windows 10 Home 9.62%
Windows 7 Professional 5.77%
Windows 8 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Australia 13.89%
  Singapore 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Ecuador 1.39%
  Finland 1.39%
  Kuwait 1.39%
  New Zealand 1.39%
  Japan 1.39%
  Philippines 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Germany 1.39%
  DK 1.39%
  Canada 1.39%

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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