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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #20,299
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VersionDistribution 90.28% 2.78%
1.2.3 6.94%

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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 10. While about 90% of users of HP Wireless Elite Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and UA.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Wireless Elite Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
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 61.11%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows XP 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.89%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 6.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.18%
  Canada 6.25%
  UA 0.89%
  Belgium 0.89%
  France 0.89%
  New Zealand 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 64.52%
Dell 12.90%
Acer 6.45%
Toshiba 4.84%
ASUS 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1110t 3.13%
HP-Pavilion KT457AA-ABA I... 3.13%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.13%
HP-Pavilion WW645AA-ABA 3... 3.13%

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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