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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #24,470
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SmartPrint is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is SmartPrintUpdate.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 7.18 MB (7,531,605 bytes). SmartPrintUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of SmartPrint come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\SmartPrint
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C1B82CC2-9A13-426B-91B3-C970DDA484C7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartPrint

Program executable:SmartPrintUpdate.exe
Name:HP Smart Print
HP Smart Print Update
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\SmartPrint\SmartPrintUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • BootStrap.exe - HP Smart Print (HP Smart Print Bootstrap)
  • HPQuickPrintLauncher.exe - HP Smart Print Launcher
  • IEWebPrint.dll - HP Smart Print CreateEMF Module
  • QuickPrintBHO.dll - HP Smart Print Plugin for Internet Explorer
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF.dll - HP Smart Print Algorithm Module
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF10.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF11.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF12.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF3.5.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF3.6.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF4.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF5.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF6.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF7.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF8.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentFF9.0.dll
  • QuickPrintSegmentIE.dll
  • SmartPrintUpdate.exe - HP Smart Print Update
  • SmartWebPrint.dll - HP Smart Print PreviewAndPrint Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • QuickPrintBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HP QuickPrint' with the class of {1658D3A1-9E13-4196-A82A-D70D70880F36} (QpBHO Class).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • HPQuickPrintLauncher.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {22CC3EBD-C286-43aa-B8E6-06B115F74162}.
Network connections
  • BootStrap.exe connects to a23-11-94-128.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • BootStrap.exe connects to a96-6-158-128.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008063066%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032846%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00047785%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:142,952
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:20.59 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:34.87 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SmartPrint?

Quickly and completely remove SmartPrint from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SmartPrint 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 SmartPrint, 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 SmartPrint.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SmartPrint you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.07%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 7.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.83%
  Israel 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 63.64%
Acer 22.73%
Dell 13.64%
Common models
Seneca pro30653 4.17%
MSI MS-7309 4.17%
HP-Pavilion NC715AA-ABA a... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion KT373AA-ABA a... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion KJ294AA-ABA m... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion BK170AA-ABA H... 4.17%

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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