HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 HP Photosmart Essential 2.5

A way to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 from your computer

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.

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\photosmartessential\hpzmsi01.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\06AF0DABFC901144EAA62C48C48821AF
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\06AF0DABFC901144EAA62C48C48821AF\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\HP\HP Photosmart Essential 2.5\

How to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 is an application offered by the software company HP. Some users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY procedure to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system 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 applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Photosmart Essential 2.5". The HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you 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 program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.5

8. After uninstalling HP Photosmart Essential 2.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


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)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 by HP from your computer, nor are we saying that HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 by HP is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.5 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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