Application HP Drive Encryption

How to uninstall HP Drive Encryption from your PC

HP Drive Encryption is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Hewlett-Packard Company. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard Company or check for application updates here. More info about the application HP Drive Encryption can be found at . HP Drive Encryption is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. You can remove HP Drive Encryption by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {D04E2905-5D73-41EF-9BA8-54E67EF692A1}. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. SDEFITool_X64.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 1.01 MB (1063936 bytes) on disk.

HP Drive Encryption installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 2.12 MB (2224128 bytes) on disk.

  • SDPEFilter.exe (236.50 KB)
  • SDPEFilter_X64.exe (896.50 KB)
  • SDEFITool_X64.exe (1.01 MB)

This web page is about HP Drive Encryption version only. You can find below a few links to other HP Drive Encryption releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be uninstalled when you want to remove HP Drive Encryption from your computer.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5092E40D37D5FE14B98A456EE76F291A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HPDriveEncryption

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5092E40D37D5FE14B98A456EE76F291A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\cphs\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FLCDLOCK\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PerfHost\ImagePath

How to delete HP Drive Encryption from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Drive Encryption is a program marketed by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Some people try to remove this program. This is efortful because doing this by hand takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best EASY way to remove HP Drive Encryption is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate HP Drive Encryption or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP Drive Encryption". If it is installed on your PC the HP Drive Encryption program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select HP Drive Encryption in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding HP Drive Encryption, 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 clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Drive Encryption:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {D04E2905-5D73-41EF-9BA8-54E67EF692A1}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP Drive Encryption.
Uninstall HP Drive Encryption

8. After removing HP Drive Encryption, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Drive Encryption that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HP Drive Encryption with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall HP Drive Encryption by Hewlett-Packard Company from your computer, nor are we saying that HP Drive Encryption by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP Drive Encryption supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 07:43:33.733