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HP Wireless Assistant 2.00 E1

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What is HP Wireless Assistant E1?

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.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named hp wireless assistant.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.31 MB (1,374,479 bytes).

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: 1.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Wireless Assistant 2.00 E1

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:
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • HPQWA_UI.exe - HPQWA_UI Application (HPQWA_UI MFC Application)
  • Wireless.exe - HP Wireless Assitant (Adjusts Wireless devices status)
  • HPQWACom.dll - HPQWACom Module
  • HPQWAVer.exe - HPQ HPQWAVer (HPQWAVer)
  • HPQWA.js

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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • HP Wireless Assistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe'.

How do I remove HP Wireless Assistant E1?

Quickly and completely remove HP Wireless Assistant 2.00 E1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Wireless Assistant E1 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 2.00 E1, 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 E1.

Win XP 87%
Win 10 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 94.57%
Windows 7 4.35%
Windows 10 1.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 94.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.45%
Windows 10 Pro 1.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.34%
  Sweden 3.77%
  Hungary 3.77%
  MA 2.83%
  France 2.83%
  Australia 2.83%
  India 2.83%
  Greece 2.83%
  Spain 2.83%
  Taiwan 1.89%
  Belgium 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Japan 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 78.26%
Sahara 17.39%
Toshiba 1.09%
Compaq 1.09%
Acer 1.09%
ASUS 1.09%
Common models
HP Compaq nx9420 (RB549UT... 2.41%
HP Compaq nc6400 (EH522AV... 2.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.20%
Hewlett-Packard tc4400 1.20%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.20%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.20%

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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