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How to uninstall ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection from your computer

ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Hewlett-Packard. More information about Hewlett-Packard can be found here. ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. MsiExec.exe /X{2F97CE84-9C33-4631-821B-85EA371EA254} is the full command line if you want to uninstall ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection. The application's main executable file occupies 12.50 KB (12800 bytes) on disk and is labeled PSHDPVer.exe.

The following executables are installed along with ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection. They occupy about 12.50 KB (12800 bytes) on disk.



  • PSHDPVer.exe (12.50 KB)


This page is about ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection version 3.10.1.7 only. You can find here a few links to other ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection releases:


ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection\AR\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection\CS\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection\DA\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection\DE\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.chm

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\HPQ\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2F97CE84-9C33-4631-821B-85EA371EA254}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\c:\Windows\Installer\{2F97CE84-9C33-4631-821B-85EA371EA254}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\03A58C809210F334DB45F30FBE362A14\48EC79F233C9136428B158AE73E12A45
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\0A134DA34C64C1241A28656434344D74\48EC79F233C9136428B158AE73E12A45




How to erase ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection is a program marketed by Hewlett-Packard. Some computer users decide to remove it. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand takes some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY approach to remove ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection or simply click the Search feature and type in "ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection". If it exists on your system the ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection program will be found very quickly. When you select ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection in the list of apps, the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.
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8. After removing ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, we are not saying that ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon 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 20:58:34.623