HP Utility Center HP Utility Center

A guide to uninstall HP Utility Center from your PC

HP Utility Center is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Hewlett-Packard. More information on Hewlett-Packard can be found here. Detailed information about HP Utility Center can be seen at . The application is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's preference. MsiExec.exe /I{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA} is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP Utility Center. HP Utility Center's primary file takes about 415.41 KB (425376 bytes) and is named HPPU.exe.

HP Utility Center is composed of the following executables which occupy 484.03 KB (495648 bytes) on disk:

  • CustomIni.exe (17.41 KB)
  • HPPU.exe (415.41 KB)
  • Pin_HPPU.exe (18.41 KB)
  • ReadBeats.exe (14.41 KB)
  • UnPin_HPUC.exe (18.41 KB)

This web page is about HP Utility Center version 1.0.8 only. You can find below a few links to other HP Utility Center versions:

Numerous files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you remove HP Utility Center from your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall HP Utility Center:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center

The files below are left behind on your disk by HP Utility Center when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\Beats\Category.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\Category.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\CustomIni.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\DelShortCut.vbs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\HPPU.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcp100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcp100d.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\msvcr100d.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\Pin_HPPU.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\ReadBeats.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\ShortCut.vbs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\AR-SA.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\BG-BG.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\CS-CZ.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\DA-DK.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\DE-DE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\EL-GR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\EN-US.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ES-ES.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ET-EE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\FI-FI.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\FR-FR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HE-IL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HR-HR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\HU-HU.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\IT-IT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\JA-JP.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\KO-KR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\LT-LT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\LV-LV.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\NB-NO.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\NL-NL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PL-PL.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PT-BR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\PT-PT.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\RO-RO.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\RU-RU.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SK-SK.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SL-SI.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SR-LATN-CS.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\SV-SE.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\TR-TR.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ZH-CN.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\String\ZH-TW.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Utility Center\UnPin_HPUC.exe
  • C:\Users\Steen\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\HP Utility Center.lnk
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Hewlett-Packard|HP Utility Center|CustomIni.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A78975C0A30A59B43A902DF3874F60AC
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A78975C0A30A59B43A902DF3874F60AC\ProductName

A way to erase HP Utility Center with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Utility Center is an application by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Some users want to erase this application. This is hard because doing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase HP Utility Center 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find HP Utility Center or simply click the Search feature and type in "HP Utility Center". The HP Utility Center application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click HP Utility Center in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding HP Utility Center, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Utility Center:

  • The software company is: http://www.Hewlett-Packard.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{0C57987A-A03A-4B95-A309-D23F78F406CA}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP Utility Center.
Uninstall HP Utility Center

8. After removing HP Utility Center, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Utility Center which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HP Utility Center with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove HP Utility Center by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Utility Center by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove HP Utility Center 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' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 13:02:20.047