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HWiNFO32 Version 4.04

What is HWiNFO32?  (from Martin Malík - REALiX)

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HWiNFO32 Version 4.04 is a software program developed by Martin Malík - REALiX. The primary executable is named hwinfo32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 3.4 MB (3,565,588 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of HWiNFO32 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hwinfo.com
Help link: www.hwinfo.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HWiNFO32\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HWiNFO32\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HWiNFO32 Version 4.04

Program executable:hwinfo32.exe
Name:Hardware Info Program for Win32 (HWiNFO32)
HWiNFO32 Program
Path:C:\Program Files\hwinfo32\hwinfo32.exe
Additional files:
  • HWiNFO64A.SYS (by REALiX(tm)) - HWiNFO AMD64 Kernel Driver
  • HWiNFO64I.SYS (by REALiX(tm)) - HWiNFO IA64 Kernel Driver
  • HWiNFO32.SYS - HWiNFO x86 Kernel Driver
  • HW32inst.EXE (by REALiX) - HWiNFO32 (HWiNFO32 Kernel Driver Installer)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove HWiNFO32?

You can uninstall HWiNFO32 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 HWiNFO32 Version 4.04, 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 HWiNFO32.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.29%
Windows XP 17.14%
Windows 10 5.71%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.86%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Malaysia 10.00%
  Finland 8.00%
  Brazil 4.00%
  BO 2.00%
  South Africa 2.00%
  Colombia 2.00%
  France 2.00%
  DZ 2.00%
  Portugal 2.00%
  Philippines 2.00%
  Spain 2.00%
  CV 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 16.67%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Intel 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8470p 16.67%
Dell Dimension E521 8.33%
Dell Vostro 470 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 4.17%
Gigabyte P67A-D3-B3 4.17%
Sony VGN-Z31WN_B 4.17%

Publisher URL: www.hwinfo.com


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