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How to uninstall HP Update from your computer

HP Update is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard. More information about Hewlett-Packard can be read here. More info about the application HP Update can be seen at . HP Update is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update directory, regulated by the user's decision. HP Update's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{D46D081B-F60E-467E-A7C4-117B70D76731}. HP Update's primary file takes about 618.55 KB (633400 bytes) and is named hpwucli.exe.

HP Update installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 671.85 KB (687976 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (618.55 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (53.30 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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HP Update has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were left behind:
  • 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\hpwuschd2.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B180D64DE06FE7647A4C11B7077D7613
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D46D081B-F60E-467E-A7C4-117B70D76731}

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B180D64DE06FE7647A4C11B7077D7613\ProductName

A way to remove HP Update with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is a program offered by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Some computer users choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK procedure 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 on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions 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 tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate HP Update or simply click the Search feature and type in "HP Update". The HP Update program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select HP Update in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding HP Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Update:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{D46D081B-F60E-467E-A7C4-117B70D76731}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

8. After uninstalling HP Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of HP Update which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Update using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP Update by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, we are not saying that HP Update by Hewlett-Packard is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Update in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:47:34.367