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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #19,607
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VersionDistribution 18.60% 6.51% 1.86% 5.58% 10.23% 13.95% 8.84% 10.23% 4.19% 0.93% 11.16% 1.86% 1.40% 4.65%

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HP Utility

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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 Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.65%
Windows 10 25.12%
Windows XP 8.37%
Windows Vista 1.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.37%
Windows 10 Pro 6.98%
Windows 10 Home 5.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.70%
  Italy 12.74%
  Germany 4.63%
  Mexico 2.32%
  Russia 2.32%
  France 2.32%
  Norway 1.93%
  Saudi Arabia 1.93%
  Japan 1.93%
  United Arab Emirates 1.54%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Philippines 1.16%
  India 1.16%
  Canada 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.72%
Dell 30.56%
ASUS 9.03%
Acer 6.94%
Intel 5.56%
Lenovo 2.08%
Samsung 2.08%
NEC 1.39%
Apple 1.39%
American Megatrends 0.69%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 4.20%
HP Z400 Workstation 3.36%
HP xw4600 Workstation 2.52%
Dell XPS 8700 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.68%

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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