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Should I remove Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,451
United States Rank #8,188
Reach 0.1187%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.98 days
471.43 days >
Average installed length: 247.70 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set


Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set is a program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 70 files and is usually about 1.22 MB (1,275,392 bytes). softwareupdate.dll 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 10. While about 20% of users of Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_gb
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\steinberg\content\halionone soundbanks
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{865D9ED1-EAC2-436D-AFA7-0B750EB5AAAB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set

  • agcore.debug.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Silverlight (4.0.50401.0)
  • agcore.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft agcore dll
  • coreclr.dll - Microsoft® Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Runtime Common Language Runtime - WorkStation)
  • fwdeviceenabler.exe (by Avid Technology) - M-Audio FW Device Enabler (M-Audio FW Device Enabler Application)
  • hpdevicedetection.dll (by Hewlett-Packard) - HP Diagnostics Program - Product Identification (HPDeviceDetection Library)
  • hpediag.dll (by Hewlett-Packard) - HP eDiagnostic Support Objects (Diagnostic objects for HP eDiags)
  • hpscripting.dll - HPScripting
  • hpufunction.dll - HP Software Update (HP Update Functions)
  • hpwucli.exe - HP Software Update Client
  • hpwuschd2.exe - hpwuSchd Application
  • microsoft.silverlight.build.tasks.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • microsoft.visualbasic.debug.resources.dll - Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll
  • microsoft.visualbasic.dll - Visual Basic Runtime Library
  • microsoft.visualbasic.resources.dll
  • mscorlib.debug.resources.dll - mscorlib.dll
  • mscorlib.dll - Microsoft Common Language Runtime Class Library
  • mscorlib.resources.dll
  • mscorrc.debug.dll - Microsoft .NET Runtime resources
  • mscorrc.dll
  • npctrl.dll - Silverlight Plug-In
  • npctrlui.dll
  • rulesengine.dll - HPRulesEngine (HP Rules Processing Engine)
  • softwareupdate.dll - HP Update Client (HP Update Resources)
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • srldetect_intel.dll (by Husdawg) - System Requirements Lab
  • system.core.debug.resources.dll - System.Core.dll
  • system.core.dll - .NET Framework
  • system.debug.resources.dll - System.dll
  • system.dll
  • system.net.debug.resources.dll - System.Net.dll
  • system.net.dll - Silverlight Network Class Library - System.Net.dll
  • system.resources.dll
  • system.runtime.serialization.debug.resources.dll - System.Runtime.Serialization.dll
  • system.runtime.serialization.dll
  • system.servicemodel.debug.resources.dll - System.ServiceModel.dll
  • system.servicemodel.dll
  • system.servicemodel.web.debug.resources.dll - System.ServiceModel.Web.dll
  • system.servicemodel.web.dll
  • system.windows.browser.debug.resources.dll - System.Windows.Browser.dll
  • system.windows.browser.dll - Silverlight System.Windows.Browser
  • system.windows.debug.resources.dll - System.Windows.dll
  • system.windows.dll
  • system.xml.debug.resources.dll - System.Xml.dll
  • system.xml.dll
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • xamlservices.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework
  • zlib114.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • hpwucli.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A636E097-6E06-41C8-8FDA-F0CCBD98A66A}' (runs on registration).
  • hpwuschd2.exe is scheduled as a task named 'hpwuSchd2' (runs monthly on Sundays at 12:48).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • hpwuschd2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HP Software Update_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • hpwucli.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'HPSoftwareUpdate' which loads as C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWUCli.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpwuschd2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HP Software Update' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hpwucli.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\HP\HP Software Update\HPWUCli.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000382782%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001618%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002210%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set?

You can uninstall Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set 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 Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set, 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 Steinberg HALionOne Studio Drum Set.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.05%
Windows 10 28.86%
Windows XP 3.76%
Windows Vista 3.29%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.66%
Windows 10 Home 6.77%
Windows 8.1 6.60%
Windows 10 Pro 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.40%
  Italy 8.99%
  Germany 8.14%
  France 7.73%
  United Kingdom 6.17%
  Netherlands 3.48%
  Sweden 2.62%
  Israel 2.29%
  Brazil 2.25%
  Argentina 2.09%
  Canada 1.92%
  Spain 1.84%
  Russia 1.76%
  Greece 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.85%
Acer 16.77%
ASUS 16.46%
Dell 14.00%
Toshiba 6.08%
Samsung 4.00%
Lenovo 3.85%
Intel 1.85%
MSI 1.08%
American Megatrends 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.52%
ASUS All Series 6.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.19%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.82%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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