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18% remove it82% keep it
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HP Wireless Assistant 1.01 B2

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What is HP Wireless Assistant B2?

This program contains the HP Wireless Assistant for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The HP Wireless Assistant reports the power state and Microsoft Windows Device Manager status of integrated wireless devices, alerts the user when the status of a device changes, and enables the user to turn integrated wireless devices on and off.


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Hewlett-Packard computers. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is hp wireless assistant.exe. The setup package is about 876.02 KB (897,049 bytes) when donwloaded.

HP Wireless Assistant 1.01 B2 is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HPQ\HP Wireless Assistant
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{43
Estimated size: 876.02 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Wireless Assistant 1.01 B2

Program executable:hp wireless assistant.exe
Name:hp Wireless Assistant
hp Wireless Assistant Module
Path:C:\Program Files\hpq\hp wireless assistant\hp wireless assistant.exe
Additional files:
  • HPQWAVer.exe (by HPQ) - HPQ HPQWAVer (HPQWAVer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HP Wireless Assistant.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'hpWirelessAssistant' which loads as C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe.

How do I remove HP Wireless Assistant B2?

Quickly and completely remove HP Wireless Assistant 1.01 B2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Wireless Assistant B2 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 Wireless Assistant 1.01 B2, 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 Wireless Assistant B2.

Win XP 92%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 97.37%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 97.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.08%
  Italy 11.54%
  Spain 5.77%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  South Africa 3.85%
  Greece 3.85%
  MA 1.92%
  Brazil 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Russia 1.92%
  Mexico 1.92%
  New Zealand 1.92%
  Israel 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 97.37%
Sahara 2.63%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 2.94%

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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