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Should I remove HP Welcome?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,853
United States Rank #1,112
Reach 0.3607%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.15 days
210.98 days >
Average installed length: 110.86 days


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HP Welcome


HP Welcome is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. 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 primary executable is named garage.container.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 10.16 MB (10,657,933 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 74% of users of HP Welcome come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp welcome
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Welcome\uninstall.bat
Estimated size: 10.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Welcome

Program executable:garage.container.exe
HP Welcome
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp welcome\garage.container.exe
Additional files:
  • Garage.DataHandler.exe - Garage.DataHandler
  • TitoRetro.dll - TitoRetro
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v3.2.0.0 (PrivateBuild) (NLog for .NET Framework 4.5)
  • Garage.ModuleBase.dll - Garage.ModuleBase
  • Garage.Utilities.dll - Garage.Utilities
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • Garage.Log.dll - Garage.Log
  • TitoPCL.dll - TitoPCL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Garage.Container.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RegistrationModuleReminder_Welcome-S-1-5-21-394767226-681854526-1207276743-1001' (Next runs on 13/03/2018 at 18.11).
  • Garage.DataHandler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CRMTaskReminder_Welcome-S-1-5-21-1615742156-3087485333-336595960-1001' (Next runs on 5/23/2016 at 5:29 PM).

How do I remove HP Welcome?

You can uninstall HP Welcome 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 Welcome, 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 Welcome.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

73.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.89%
  Italy 6.25%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  France 2.38%
  Canada 2.12%
  Australia 1.48%
  Germany 1.18%
  Spain 1.02%
  Netherlands 0.86%
  India 0.48%
  Mexico 0.41%
  DK 0.32%
  Switzerland 0.28%
  Belgium 0.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.99%
Dell 0.01%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 23.66%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 20.63%
HP HP 15 Notebook PC 11.55%
HP HP ENVY Notebook 4.52%
HP HP Stream Notebook PC ... 3.42%
HP HP Stream Notebook 3.10%

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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