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Should I remove HP TouchSmart RecipeBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,591
United States Rank #810
Reach 0.4240%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.34 days
305.16 days >
Average installed length: 160.34 days


3.0.3830.27730 89.25%
3.0.3829.27729 0.59%
3.0.3828.27728 0.14%
3.0.3822.27722 2.76%
3.0.3818.27718 0.72%
2.5.3812.27772 0.87%
2.5.3809.27769 0.75%
2.5.3808.27768 0.48%
1.1.4005.27750 0.06%
1.1.4004.27748 0.91%
1.0.3507.27745 3.45%
1.0.3505.27743 0.01%

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HP TouchSmart RecipeBox

What is HP TouchSmart RecipeBox?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Think about how much time you spend in the kitchen—most days begin and end there. It’s no wonder that HP TouchSmart PCs have made the kitchen their new home. In addition to putting all of your Internet1 content within reach, HP TouchSmart PCs found a new way to spice up your cooking. Say good-bye to old cookbooks and r...  Read more


HP TouchSmart RecipeBox is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 3.0.3830.27730, 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 recipebox.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 38.4 MB (40,270,065 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 82% of users of HP TouchSmart RecipeBox come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shopping.hp.com/touchsmart
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\RecipeBox\
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\RecipeBox\HostedAppStub.vbs" "{20714B53-FC73-4F9C-9687-49EB237D6FD7}"
Estimated size: 38.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP TouchSmart RecipeBox

Program executable:recipebox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\touchsmart\recipebox\recipebox.exe
Additional files:
  • SpeechTraining.exe - Recipe Box SpeechTraining (SpeechTraining)
  • BTUtil.dll - BTUtil
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RecipeBox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6C4A50B-4B0E-4B7B-A669-4F4C86D4A760}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP TouchSmart RecipeBox?

You can uninstall HP TouchSmart RecipeBox 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 RecipeBox, 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 RecipeBox.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.20%
Windows 10 13.52%
Windows XP 0.26%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.68%
Windows 10 Home 10.94%
Windows 7 Professional 3.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.15%
  Canada 3.00%
  United Kingdom 2.01%
  France 1.95%
  Germany 1.50%
  Australia 1.41%
  Mexico 0.79%
  Italy 0.70%
  Spain 0.56%
  Sweden 0.42%
  Switzerland 0.38%
  Belgium 0.38%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  Netherlands 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.89%
Dell 0.11%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 5.31%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 4.04%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 3.46%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 3.07%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 2.89%

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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