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Should I remove HP Wireless Elite Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,394
United States Rank #18,836
Reach 0.0041%


VersionDistribution 89.66% 3.45%
1.2.3 6.90%

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HP Wireless Elite Desktop

What is HP Wireless Elite Desktop?

Device driver for HP Wireless Elite Desktop Driver.


HP Wireless Elite Desktop is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named hpkeyboardg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.92 MB (2,008,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of HP Wireless Elite Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Elite Desktop\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Elite Desktop\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Wireless Elite Desktop

Program executable:hpkeyboardg.exe
Name:HP Wireless Elite Desktop
Keyboard & Mouse Battery Volume Detection
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp wireless elite desktop\hpkeyboardg.exe
Additional files:
  • showicon.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HPKEYBOARDg.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HP KEYBOARDg' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Elite Desktop\HPKEYBOARDg.EXE".

How do I remove HP Wireless Elite Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove HP Wireless Elite Desktop 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 Wireless Elite Desktop 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 Elite Desktop, 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 Elite Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.24%
Windows Vista 13.79%
Windows 8 12.07%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.86%
Windows 7 Professional 14.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.80%
  Canada 6.90%
  France 1.15%
  New Zealand 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 64.81%
Dell 12.96%
Acer 7.41%
ASUS 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Lenovo 1.85%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.84%
HP-Pavilion KT457AA-ABA I... 3.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
ASUSTeK K54C 3.92%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1110t 3.92%
HP-Pavilion WW645AA-ABA 3... 3.92%

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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