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Should I remove HP TouchSmart Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,036
United States Rank #2,976
Reach 0.1012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.87 days
527.18 days >
Average installed length: 277.00 days


5.1.4167.12664 13.39%
4.1.0014 1.50%
4.1.0012 30.14%
4.0.0008 11.03%
4.0.0006 2.71%
3.0.0008 29.34%
3.0.0007 11.89%

Typically installed together

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HP TouchSmart Browser

What is HP TouchSmart Browser?

This program provides the HP TouchSmart Browser Software for supported touch-technology notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The HP TouchSmart Browser Software is accessible from HP TouchSmart Mobile and enables the use of touch-technology to surf the web.


The most used version is 4.1.0012, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Browser.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1021.5 KB (1,046,016 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shopping.hp.com/touchsmart
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Browser\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4ACC9E9C-12D6-4A9D-8FBC-3FD469B9FD34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1021.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP TouchSmart Browser

Program executable:Browser.exe
HP Touch Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Browser\Browser.exe
Additional files:
  • Browser.exe - HP Touch Browser
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.

How do I remove HP TouchSmart Browser?

You can uninstall HP TouchSmart Browser 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 TouchSmart Browser, 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 TouchSmart Browser.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.39%
Windows 10 5.06%
Windows XP 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.26%
Windows 7 Professional 4.68%
Windows 10 Home 2.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.37%
Windows 8 Pro 0.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.01%
  Australia 3.17%
  Canada 2.93%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  France 2.09%
  Italy 1.11%
  Spain 1.08%
  Mexico 0.88%
  Netherlands 0.67%
  Brazil 0.61%
  New Zealand 0.51%
  Germany 0.51%
  Argentina 0.44%
  Malaysia 0.44%

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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