HP Update HP Update

A way to uninstall HP Update from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall HP Update for Windows. It was created for Windows by Hewlett-Packard. Further information on Hewlett-Packard can be found here. You can read more about related to HP Update at . Usually the HP Update application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update directory, depending on the user's option during install. MsiExec.exe /X{97486FBE-A3FC-4783-8D55-EA37E9D171CC} is the full command line if you want to remove HP Update. The program's main executable file has a size of 677.55 KB (693816 bytes) on disk and is named hpwucli.exe.

The following executables are contained in HP Update. They occupy 725.61 KB (743024 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (677.55 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (48.05 KB)

This page is about HP Update version only. You can find here a few links to other HP Update releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall HP Update:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update

The files below were left behind on your disk by HP Update's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwucli.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.dll
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{97486FBE-A3FC-4783-8D55-EA37E9D171CC}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Usually the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EBF68479CF3A3874D855AE739E1D17CC
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{97486FBE-A3FC-4783-8D55-EA37E9D171CC}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EBF68479CF3A3874D855AE739E1D17CC\ProductName

A way to erase HP Update from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is an application released by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY solution to uninstall HP Update is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate HP Update or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Update". The HP Update application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select HP Update in the list , some data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding HP Update, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Update:

  • The software company is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{97486FBE-A3FC-4783-8D55-EA37E9D171CC}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

8. After removing HP Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Update that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP Update using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall HP Update by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Update by Hewlett-Packard is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP Update supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:46:12.970