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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,982
United States Rank #19,804
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VersionDistribution 11.56% 5.78% 2.31% 5.20% 11.56% 16.76% 10.40% 11.56% 4.62% 1.16% 11.56% 1.73% 1.73% 4.05%

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HP Utility

What is HP Utility?

This program provides the HP Utility for supported notebook models running supported operating systems. HP Utility Center provides a location to launch preinstalled HP features.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HPCC.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 7.66 MB (8,032,564 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Color Center\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D7F7F548-6A39-4853-9D18-5FE696E66808}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Utility

Program executable:HPCC.exe
Name:HP Color Center
HP Color Center CCRun
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Color Center\HPCC.exe
Additional files:
  • hpldrlgl.dll - HP DesignJet Raster Language Library
  • hpdcwl.dll - HP Designjet Series SDK (HP Designjet Color Workflows Services Library)
  • hpdecm.dll - HP Designjet Embedded Color Measurement Library
  • HPCC.exe - HP Color Center (HP Color Center CCRun)
  • hplcactnmappr.dll - HP Color Center Action Mapper
  • hplchandlers.dll - HP Color Center Handlers
  • hplciccacces.dll - HP Color Center ICC Profile Accessor
  • hplcicccomm.dll - HP Color Center Ticket Comm
  • hplciccparcntr.dll - HP Color Center Parameters Container

How do I remove HP Utility?

Quickly and completely remove HP Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Utility 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HP Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.10%
Windows 8 16.76%
Windows XP 9.83%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Windows Server 2003 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 43.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.73%
Windows 8.1 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.55%
  Italy 11.68%
  Germany 4.57%
  Mexico 3.05%
  Saudi Arabia 2.54%
  Japan 2.54%
  Norway 2.03%
  Russia 2.03%
  United Arab Emirates 2.03%
  France 1.52%
  Canada 1.52%
  Brazil 1.52%
  India 1.52%
  Philippines 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.25%
Dell 30.33%
Intel 6.56%
ASUS 5.74%
Acer 4.92%
Lenovo 4.10%
Apple 1.64%
NEC 1.64%
Samsung 1.64%
Sony 0.82%
American Megatrends 0.82%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.73%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.73%
Dell XPS 8700 2.73%
HP Pro3500 Series 1.82%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 1.82%

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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