HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 HP Photosmart Essential 2.5

How to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 from your PC

This info is about HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by HP. More information about HP can be seen here. The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud13.dat is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.09 MB (1140056 bytes) on disk and is labeled hpzmsi01.exe.

The following executable files are contained in HP Photosmart Essential 2.5. They occupy 2.14 MB (2247344 bytes) on disk.

  • hpzmsi01.exe (1.09 MB)
  • hpzscr01.exe (1.06 MB)

This data is about HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 version 2.5 alone. When planning to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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\Hewlett-Packard\HP Photosmart Essential-hpqbpl13.dat
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\HP\Photosmart\Essential
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HP Photosmart Essential

How to delete HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 is an application marketed by the software company HP. Some users try to uninstall it. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE solution to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 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 on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP Photosmart Essential 2.5". If it is installed on your PC the HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding HP Photosmart Essential 2.5, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5

8. After removing HP Photosmart Essential 2.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 by HP from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 by HP is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:39:56.423