Application Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools

How to uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools from your system

Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Hewlett-Packard . You can read more on Hewlett-Packard or check for application updates here. Further information about Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools can be found at . Usually the Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools program is found in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools is MsiExec.exe /X{BE41F3D2-FC73-4C3E-A2C2-5D2B08A5B2D0}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. asghost.exe is the Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools's main executable file and it occupies circa 64.00 KB (65536 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools. They take 165.50 KB (169472 bytes) on disk.

  • asghost.exe (64.00 KB)
  • ASTray.exe (10.50 KB)
  • ItPackage.exe (20.00 KB)
  • LDIF2REG.exe (71.00 KB)

This data is about Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools version alone. You can find below info on other releases of Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools:

Several files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be removed when you want to remove Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\PTHost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASBioAT.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASBioSG.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASBioSi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASChnl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\AsDesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\asghost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASPanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASSock.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASTSVCC.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASWallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASWLNPkg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\BioAuthSrv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\Branding.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\BrandingEx.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\actiondll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\asdesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASPanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASWallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\HPBrand.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItAdminConsole.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItAPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItMsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItReports.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItTalSnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\NetAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\OCGina.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\OneTimePsw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PEActiveRule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PEAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PECustom.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PESched.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PETpm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PkiAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\PolicySnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\RasAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\RegAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\ServiceSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\Settings.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\SFSShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\SSOMngr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\Strings.CHS
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\SystemSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\TokenAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHS\TpmAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\actiondll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\asdesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASPanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASWallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\HPBrand.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItAdminConsole.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItAPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItMsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItReports.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItTalSnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\NetAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\OCGina.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\OneTimePsw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PEActiveRule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PEAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PECustom.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PESched.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PETpm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PkiAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\PolicySnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\RasAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\RegAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\ServiceSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\Settings.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\SFSShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\SSOMngr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\Strings.CHT
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\SystemSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\TokenAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CHT\TpmAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\Clnt.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\clnt1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\cognizance.lic
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\createdb.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateDB1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktop.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktop1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktopPre.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktopPre1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\createst.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\CreateST1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\DelItConc.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\desktop.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\desktopps.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\DEU\actiondll.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2D3F14EB37CFE3C42A2CD5B2805A2B0D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{BE41F3D2-FC73-4C3E-A2C2-5D2B08A5B2D0}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2D3F14EB37CFE3C42A2CD5B2805A2B0D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{BE41F3D2-FC73-4C3E-A2C2-5D2B08A5B2D0}\

How to uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools is a program marketed by the software company Hewlett-Packard . Some people try to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this manually takes some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE action to uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

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

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools". The Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools program will be found automatically. When you select Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools in the list of apps, the following information 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 Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{BE41F3D2-FC73-4C3E-A2C2-5D2B08A5B2D0}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools.
Uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools

8. After uninstalling Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, nor are we saying that Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-05 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-05 11:20:52.430