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Should I remove Wireless Home Network Setup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,278
United States Rank #21,515
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VersionDistribution 53.97% 4.76%
1.1.46 3.17%
1.1.35 1.59% 7.94% 28.57%

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Wireless Home Network Setup


Wireless Home Network Setup is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 primary executable is named HPNetworkAssistant.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Wireless Home Network Setup come from the United States, it is also popular in Estonia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.HP.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP\HPNetworkAssistant
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless Home Network Setup

Program executable:HPNetworkAssistant.exe
Name:HP Network Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\HP\HPNetworkAssistant\HPNetworkAssistant.exe
Additional files:
  • GoProto.dll - Hewlett-Packard Co. GoProto (GoProto)
  • HPNetworkAssistant.exe - HP Network Assistant
  • gdql_hn.dll - QDiagLib Module
  • GND_HTTP.dll - GND_HTTP Module
  • GND_UPnP.dll - GND_UPnP Module
  • GNetDev.dll - GNetDev Module
  • core.dll - Resource DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • HPNetworkAssistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hp\HPNetworkAssistant\HPNetworkAssistant.exe'.

How do I remove Wireless Home Network Setup?

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

Win XP 81%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 85.71%
Windows 7 11.11%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 85.71%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.59%
Windows Vista Business 1.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.91%
  Estonia 3.26%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  New Zealand 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  India 2.17%
  Romania 2.17%
  TT 1.09%
  Israel 1.09%
  MA 1.09%
  Mexico 1.09%
  Sweden 1.09%
  Slovakia 1.09%
  TN 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 52.38%
Sahara 46.03%
Dell 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.12%
HP-Pavilion FQ565AA-ABA a... 6.12%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.08%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.08%
HP Compaq 6510b (RM277UT#... 4.08%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.08%

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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