HP Setup HP Setup

A guide to uninstall HP Setup from your computer

This web page is about HP Setup for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Hewlett-Packard Company. Take a look here where you can read more on Hewlett-Packard Company. HP Setup is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Setup directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. MsiExec.exe /I{438363A8-F486-4C37-834C-4955773CB3D3} is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP Setup. The application's main executable file is named hptcs.exe and it has a size of 519.88 KB (532352 bytes).

The executable files below are installed along with HP Setup. They take about 923.88 KB (946048 bytes) on disk.

  • DateTimeConverter.exe (13.38 KB)
  • HPHTMLGen.exe (37.88 KB)
  • RegDataEncrypter.exe (17.38 KB)
  • RemEngine.exe (37.88 KB)
  • RunOnceHPTCS.exe (11.38 KB)
  • SetACL.exe (257.88 KB)
  • TCSTouchPoints.exe (15.88 KB)
  • VCWMerge.exe (12.38 KB)
  • hptcs.exe (519.88 KB)
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This page is about HP Setup version 9.1.15430.4033 only. For other HP Setup versions please click below:

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If you're planning to uninstall HP Setup you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program FilUserNames (x86)\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup
  • C:\UsUserNamers\UserName\AppData\Roaming\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall HP Setup:
  • C:\Program FilUserNames (x86)\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup\UsUserNamerNamUserNamepUserNamenUsUserNamerNamUserNamenciUserNames\BackgroundCopyManagUserNamer.DLL
  • C:\Program FilUserNames (x86)\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup\UsUserNamerNamUserNamepUserNamenUsUserNamerNamUserNamenciUserNames\BackgroundCopyManagUserNamer1_5.dll
  • C:\Program FilUserNames (x86)\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup\UsUserNamerNamUserNamepUserNamenUsUserNamerNamUserNamenciUserNames\CliUserNamentLibrary.dll
  • C:\Program FilUserNames (x86)\HUserNamewlUserNamett-Packard\HP SUserNametup\UsUserNamerNamUserNamepUserNamenUsUserNamerNamUserNamenciUserNames\CliUserNamentLibrary.pdb

Usually the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKUserNameY_LOCAL_MACHINUserName\SoftwarUserName\Microsoft\Windows\CurrUserNamentVUserNamersion\Uninstall\{438363A8-F486-4C37-834C-4955773CB3D3}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKUserNameY_LOCAL_MACHINUserName\SoftwarUserName\Microsoft\Windows\CurrUserNamentVUserNamersion\Uninstall\{438363A8-F486-4C37-834C-4955773CB3D3}\InstallLocation

How to remove HP Setup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Setup is a program by Hewlett-Packard Company. Some users want to erase it. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to erase HP Setup 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Press 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 installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find HP Setup or simply click the Search feature and type in "HP Setup". The HP Setup program will be found very quickly. When you click HP Setup in the list of programs, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about HP Setup, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP Setup.
Uninstall HP Setup

8. After removing HP Setup, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Setup which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Setup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall HP Setup by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Setup by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall HP Setup in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:22:17.887