HP 3D DriveGuard HP 3D DriveGuard

A guide to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Hewlett-Packard Company. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard Company or check for application updates here. Detailed information about HP 3D DriveGuard can be found at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. HP 3D DriveGuard's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{5601F151-A69F-4E30-8C60-37928124CD07}. HpAbout.exe is the HP 3D DriveGuard's main executable file and it takes approximately 23.80 KB (24376 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in HP 3D DriveGuard. They take 343.02 KB (351256 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (75.30 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (23.80 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (16.80 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (188.30 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (38.80 KB)

The current web page applies to HP 3D DriveGuard version only. Click on the links below for other HP 3D DriveGuard versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling HP 3D DriveGuard we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

The files below are left behind on your disk by HP 3D DriveGuard when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\accelerometerST.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\AR\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_ar.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\CS\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_cs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\DA\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_da.chm

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0FFE56BF-2994-42C1-81F6-C58F05825C98}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\151F1065F96A03E4C80673291842DC70
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{BC00EA33-438B-4e30-A3AE-B63AF05D828A}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0FFE56BF-2994-42C1-81F6-C58F05825C98}\1.0\0\win64\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0FFE56BF-2994-42C1-81F6-C58F05825C98}\1.0\HELPDIR\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\

How to remove HP 3D DriveGuard from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is an application by Hewlett-Packard Company. Some users want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK solution 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate HP 3D DriveGuard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". If it is installed on your PC the HP 3D DriveGuard app will be found automatically. After you select HP 3D DriveGuard in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding HP 3D DriveGuard, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP 3D DriveGuard:

  • The software company is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{5601F151-A69F-4E30-8C60-37928124CD07}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

8. After uninstalling HP 3D DriveGuard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of HP 3D DriveGuard that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing HP 3D DriveGuard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, we are not saying that HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP 3D DriveGuard in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:31:43.330