HP Update HP Update

A way to uninstall HP Update from your PC

This page is about HP Update for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard. Go over here where you can read more on Hewlett-Packard. Click on to get more data about HP Update on Hewlett-Packard's website. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{787D1A33-A97B-4245-87C0-7174609A540C} is the full command line if you want to remove HP Update. hpwucli.exe is the HP Update's main executable file and it occupies circa 619.05 KB (633912 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed together with HP Update. They take about 667.11 KB (683120 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (619.05 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (48.05 KB)

The current web page applies to HP Update version only. Click on the links below for other HP Update versions:

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

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall HP Update:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwucli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\HP\AtInstall\001\HP Update.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\HP\AtInstall\014\HP Update.log

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\33A1D787B79A5424780C174706A945C0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{787D1A33-A97B-4245-87C0-7174609A540C}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\33A1D787B79A5424780C174706A945C0\ProductName

A way to erase HP Update using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is an application by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Sometimes, computer users try to erase this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY action to erase HP Update 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find HP Update or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Update". If it exists on your system the HP Update program will be found very quickly. After you click HP Update in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding HP Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Update:

  • The web site of the program is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{787D1A33-A97B-4245-87C0-7174609A540C}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

8. After removing HP Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of HP Update that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall HP Update by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, we are not saying that HP Update by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall HP Update in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:33:13.347