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Should I remove HP TouchSmart DVD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,692
United States Rank #5,063
Reach 0.0448%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 54.00 days
452.70 days >
Average installed length: 237.86 days


4.1.5122 7.71%
4.1.5008 1.70%
4.1.4725 0.11%
4.1.4701 1.81%
4.1.4625 45.69%
4.1.4607 8.28%
4.1.4521 1.47%
4.0.4229 33.22%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP TouchSmart DVD

What is HP TouchSmart DVD?

This program provides the HP TouchSmart DVD Software for supported touch-technology notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The HP TouchSmart DVD Software enables users to watch movies in DVD or Blu-ray disc (BD) formats.


The most used version is 4.1.4625, 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 main program executable is HPDVDSmart.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 35.98 MB (37,728,638 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shopping.hp.com/touchsmart
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DCCAD079-F92C-44DA-B258-624FC6517A5A}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 35.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP TouchSmart DVD

Program executable:HPDVDSmart.exe
Name:HP DVDSmart
HP DVDSmart Main Program
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\HPDVDSmart.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • genkey.exe - genkey Application
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • Helper.dll - CyberLink Helper
  • HPDVDSmart.exe - HP DVDSmart (HP DVDSmart Main Program)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • HPDVDSmart.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'HPMSDVDPlayVCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithHPMediaSmartDVD.
Scheduled Task
  • HPDVDSmart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F80E4A5F-2618-4979-8177-F28054FC3BD9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP TouchSmart DVD?

You can uninstall HP TouchSmart DVD 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 DVD, 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 DVD.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.00%
Windows 10 11.33%
Windows XP 0.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.48%
Windows 10 Home 8.52%
Windows 7 Professional 3.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.73%
Windows 8 Pro 1.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.06%
  Australia 3.59%
  Canada 3.29%
  United Kingdom 2.32%
  France 1.50%
  Germany 0.90%
  Argentina 0.82%
  Spain 0.75%
  Brazil 0.67%
  Italy 0.60%
  Singapore 0.52%
  Colombia 0.45%
  Mexico 0.45%
  New Zealand 0.45%

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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