HP Photosmart Essential HP Photosmart Essential

A guide to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential from your PC

This info is about HP Photosmart Essential for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by HP. Open here where you can find out more on HP. The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\HP\Photosmart Essential directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling HP Photosmart Essential is MsiExec.exe /X{6994491D-D491-48F1-AE1F-E179C1FFFC2F}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. HP_IZE.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 811.00 KB (830464 bytes) on disk.

HP Photosmart Essential installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 5.06 MB (5309952 bytes) on disk.

  • HP_IZE.exe (811.00 KB)
  • photobackpluginsetup.exe (4.27 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of HP Photosmart Essential. For more HP Photosmart Essential versions please click below:

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

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\programes\bureautique\HP\Photosmart Essential\HP_IZE.exe

Generally the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D1944996194D1F84EAF11E971CFFCFF2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6994491D-D491-48F1-AE1F-E179C1FFFC2F}

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D1944996194D1F84EAF11E971CFFCFF2\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{6994491D-D491-48F1-AE1F-E179C1FFFC2F}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\D:\programes\bureautique\HP\Photosmart Essential\

A way to remove HP Photosmart Essential using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential is an application marketed by the software company HP. Frequently, computer users choose to erase it. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY solution to erase HP Photosmart Essential 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find HP Photosmart Essential or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Photosmart Essential". If it is installed on your PC the HP Photosmart Essential program will be found very quickly. When you select HP Photosmart Essential in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about HP Photosmart Essential, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Photosmart Essential.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential

8. After removing HP Photosmart Essential, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of HP Photosmart Essential that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Photosmart Essential with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove HP Photosmart Essential by HP from your PC, we are not saying that HP Photosmart Essential by HP is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove HP Photosmart Essential in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that 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 15:12:39.530