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Should I remove Windows 7 Default Setting?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,169
United States Rank #5,814
Reach 0.1287%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.06 days
355.62 days >
Average installed length: 186.85 days


VersionDistribution 0.79% 15.77% 55.84% 9.70% 17.63% 0.28%

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Windows 7 Default Setting


Windows 7 Default Setting is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named CpqsetVer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.76 MB (1,847,296 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 30% of users of Windows 7 Default Setting come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Windows 7 Default Setting\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5BF8E079-D6E2-4323-B794-75152371122A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Default Setting

Program executable:CpqsetVer.exe
Name:Hewlett-Packard CpqsetVer
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Windows 7 Default Setting\CpqsetVer.exe
Additional files:
  • hpqnt.dll - hpqnt Dynamic Link Library
  • CpqsetVer.exe - Hewlett-Packard CpqsetVer (CpqsetVer)
  • eStar_Win7.vbs

How do I remove Windows 7 Default Setting?

You can uninstall Windows 7 Default Setting 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 Windows 7 Default Setting, 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 Windows 7 Default Setting.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.03%
Windows 10 6.85%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 55.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.87%
Windows 10 Pro 4.24%
Windows 10 Home 2.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.98%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.97%
  France 6.55%
  Germany 6.55%
  Italy 3.83%
  United Kingdom 3.80%
  Netherlands 3.62%
  Sweden 3.59%
  Spain 2.68%
  Czech Republic 2.47%
  Canada 2.26%
  Australia 2.06%
  South Africa 1.95%
  Finland 1.85%
  Austria 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.16%
Acer 0.28%
ASUS 0.20%
Dell 0.16%
Intel 0.08%
Toshiba 0.08%
Lenovo 0.04%
Common models
HP ProBook 4520s 16.71%
HP 620 15.32%
HP 625 8.79%
HP ProBook 4720s 7.19%
HP ProBook 6550b 6.05%
HP ProBook 4525s 4.74%

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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