HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 HP Photosmart Essential 2.01

How to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 from your system

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by HP. You can find out more on HP or check for application updates here. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud13.dat is the full command line if you want to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.01. The program's main executable file is named hpzmsi01.exe and its approximative size is 1.09 MB (1140312 bytes).

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is composed of the following executables which occupy 2.14 MB (2239664 bytes) on disk:

  • hpzmsi01.exe (1.09 MB)
  • hpzscr01.exe (1.05 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.01 of HP Photosmart Essential 2.01. After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B2839838AB3578A48845193E8DA0A57C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Photosmart Essential-hpqbpl13.dat
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HP Photosmart Essential

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B2839838AB3578A48845193E8DA0A57C\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\HP\HP Photosmart Essential 2.01\

How to erase HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is an application marketed by HP. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY procedure to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

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

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Photosmart Essential 2.01". If it is installed on your PC the HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 application will be found very quickly. When you select HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 in the list , the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding HP Photosmart Essential 2.01, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01

8. After removing HP Photosmart Essential 2.01, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 by HP from your computer, nor are we saying that HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 by HP is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:05:10.927