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Should I remove HP Wireless Hotspot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,386
United States Rank #9,633
Reach 0.0571%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.60 days
165.11 days >
Average installed length: 86.75 days


VersionDistribution 3.47% 0.09% 7.73% 27.47% 30.76% 11.91% 1.51% 13.16% 3.73% 0.18%

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HP Wireless Hotspot

What is HP Wireless Hotspot?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Make your workgroup more productive by turning your HP PC into a personal wireless hotspot. HP Wireless Hotspot allows you to share your internet connection and network bandwidth so everyone on your team gets more done. All 2013 notebooks, tablets and desktops with Windows 8 comes preloaded with HP Wireless Hotspot.


HP Wireless Hotspot is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.78 MB (5,008,995 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 33% of users of HP Wireless Hotspot come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Hotspot\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1B069A72-C6F5-4102-9DCA-7A2F12E28AC0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP Wireless Hotspot

  • WirelessHotSpot.Resource.dll - WirelessHotSpot.Resource
  • hp.mobile.shared.dll - HP Software Framework (ClassLibrary)
  • HotSpotSrv.exe - HP Wireless HotSpot (HP Wireless Hotspot Service)
  • WirelessHotSpotNativeResources.dll - HP Wireless HotSpot Native Resource DLL
  • hpUIFramework.dll - hpUIFramework
  • WirelessHotSpot.exe - WirelessHotSpot
  • HotSpotSrvPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • HotSpotSrv.exe runs as a service named 'HP HotSpot 1.0 Service' (HotSpotSrv) "HotSpot Service".

How do I remove HP Wireless Hotspot?

You can uninstall HP Wireless Hotspot 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 Hotspot, 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 Hotspot.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.36%
  France 5.95%
  Norway 5.78%
  Netherlands 4.66%
  Czech Republic 4.31%
  India 2.50%
  Italy 2.41%
  Slovenia 2.24%
  Belgium 1.98%
  United Kingdom 1.90%
  Switzerland 1.29%
  Germany 1.29%
  Poland 1.12%
  BD 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 96.66%
Intel 3.16%
Acer 0.09%
Toshiba 0.09%
Common models
HP ProBook 450 G2 9.43%
HP ProBook 450 G1 9.25%
HP ProBook 430 G1 7.36%
HP ProBook 450 G0 6.28%
HP ProBook 4540s 4.40%
HP ProBook 430 G2 4.40%

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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