Application Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools



A way to uninstall Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Hewlett-Packard. More information on Hewlett-Packard can be found here. Usually the Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools is msiexec.exe /i {34E6F14D-68F9-486D-87BA-6AA8431F3F44}. The application's main executable file occupies 274.60 KB (281192 bytes) on disk and is named HpFkCrypt.exe.

Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools is composed of the following executables which occupy 962.60 KB (985704 bytes) on disk:



  • HpFkCrypt.exe (274.60 KB)
  • SbHpAuthenticatorService.exe (688.00 KB)


This page is about Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools version 5.0.6.0 only. Click on the links below for other Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools versions:

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Numerous files, folders and registry entries will not be removed when you want to remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools from your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption

The files below were left behind on your disk by Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Boot\HookFlags.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Boot\RMREINIT.BIN
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\BootCode.BIN
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\1024x768\bar.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\1024x768\middle.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\1024x768\stripe.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Chinese\MSSong12.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Chinese\MSSong12B.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Graphics.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\HpClient.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Japanese\Japanese.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Korean\GulimChe12.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Korean\GulimChe12B.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Korean\GulimChe18.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\LatinASCII\FuturaH12.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\LatinASCII\FuturaH20.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\LatinASCII\Tahoma8.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\LatinASCII\Tahoma8B.pbf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Shared\LogonBanner.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Shared\Options.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Shared\Recovery.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Graphics\Thumbs.db
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\Chinese (Simplified) - obsolete in 2009 product
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0004\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0005\Czech
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0005\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0005\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0005\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\German
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\SbErrors_DE.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0007\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\Spanish General
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000A\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\French
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\000C\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\Italian
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0010\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\Japanese
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0011\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\Korean
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0012\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0016\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0016\Portuguese
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0016\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\Chinese (Taiwan)
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\SbHpFve.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\Token_01000000.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\Token_01008003.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0404\Token_03000021.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0405\Czech (Czech Republic)
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0405\DriveEncryption.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0405\SbErrors.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\Languages\0405\SbHpFve.lng

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D41F6E439F86D68478ABA68A34F1F344
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Drive Encryption
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SafeBoot International\Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D41F6E439F86D68478ABA68A34F1F344\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DEBridge\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HpFkCryptService\ImagePath




How to remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools is a program by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools or simply click the Search feature and type in "Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools". If it exists on your system the Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools app will be found very quickly. After you click Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools in the list of apps, some information about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools.
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8. After removing Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, nor are we saying that Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 12:14:36.090