HP 3D DriveGuard HP 3D DriveGuard

A guide to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. It is produced by Hewlett-Packard Company. More information on Hewlett-Packard Company can be found here. Click on to get more information about HP 3D DriveGuard on Hewlett-Packard Company's website. HP 3D DriveGuard is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard folder, subject to the user's option. The complete uninstall command line for HP 3D DriveGuard is MsiExec.exe /X{54CE68A8-4F2D-4328-B1F7-D6C720405F7F}. HpAbout.exe is the HP 3D DriveGuard's main executable file and it occupies about 17.00 KB (17408 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of HP 3D DriveGuard. They occupy about 330.63 KB (338560 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (72.41 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (17.00 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (15.91 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (187.41 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (37.91 KB)

The current page applies to HP 3D DriveGuard version alone. For more HP 3D DriveGuard versions please click below:

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HP 3D DriveGuard has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{54CE68A8-4F2D-4328-B1F7-D6C720405F7F}\controlPanelIcon.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8A86EC45D2F482341B7F6D7C0204F5F7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{54CE68A8-4F2D-4328-B1F7-D6C720405F7F}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8A86EC45D2F482341B7F6D7C0204F5F7\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{54CE68A8-4F2D-4328-B1F7-D6C720405F7F}\

A way to erase HP 3D DriveGuard from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is a program released by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find HP 3D DriveGuard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". The HP 3D DriveGuard program will be found automatically. When you select HP 3D DriveGuard in the list , some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about HP 3D DriveGuard, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP 3D DriveGuard:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{54CE68A8-4F2D-4328-B1F7-D6C720405F7F}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

8. After removing HP 3D DriveGuard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of HP 3D DriveGuard which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP 3D DriveGuard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:39:26.853