HP Update HP Update

How to uninstall HP Update from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to remove HP Update for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard or check for application updates here. Click on to get more facts about HP Update on Hewlett-Packard's website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. HP Update's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{B0069CFA-5BB9-4C03-B1C6-89CE290E5AFE}. The program's main executable file occupies 621.23 KB (636144 bytes) on disk and is titled hpwucli.exe.

The following executables are contained in HP Update. They occupy 669.97 KB (686048 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (621.23 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (48.73 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of HP Update. You can find below info on other versions of HP Update:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data will not be deleted when you remove HP Update from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall HP Update:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_HP_HP Software Update_hpwucli_exe

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AFC9600B9BB530C41B6C98EC92E0A5EF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B0069CFA-5BB9-4C03-B1C6-89CE290E5AFE}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AFC9600B9BB530C41B6C98EC92E0A5EF\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{B0069CFA-5BB9-4C03-B1C6-89CE290E5AFE}\

How to erase HP Update with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is an application marketed by Hewlett-Packard. Sometimes, computer users want to erase this application. This can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY action to erase HP Update is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate 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. When you select HP Update in the list of applications, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about HP Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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{B0069CFA-5BB9-4C03-B1C6-89CE290E5AFE}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

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

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Update by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, we are not saying that HP Update by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:50:12.067