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A way to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. You can find out more on Hewlett-Packard Company or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on HP 3D DriveGuard on Hewlett-Packard Company's website. HP 3D DriveGuard is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard directory, regulated by the user's choice. You can uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{C0C9A493-51CB-4F3F-A296-5B5E410C338E}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 24.27 KB (24856 bytes) on disk and is named HpAbout.exe.

HP 3D DriveGuard installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 350.37 KB (358776 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (73.77 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (24.27 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (17.27 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (195.77 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (39.27 KB)

This page is about HP 3D DriveGuard version alone. Click on the links below for other HP 3D DriveGuard versions: to view all...
When planning to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

The files below are left behind on your disk by HP 3D DriveGuard when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{C0C9A493-51CB-4F3F-A296-5B5E410C338E}\controlPanelIcon.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\394A9C0CBC15F3F42A69B5E514C033E8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C0C9A493-51CB-4F3F-A296-5B5E410C338E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\394A9C0CBC15F3F42A69B5E514C033E8\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\windows\Installer\{C0C9A493-51CB-4F3F-A296-5B5E410C338E}\

How to delete HP 3D DriveGuard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is a program released by Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall this application. This can be hard because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK way to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate HP 3D DriveGuard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". The HP 3D DriveGuard program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select HP 3D DriveGuard in the list of apps, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about HP 3D DriveGuard, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP 3D DriveGuard:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{C0C9A493-51CB-4F3F-A296-5B5E410C338E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

8. After removing HP 3D DriveGuard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of HP 3D DriveGuard which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP 3D DriveGuard using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company from your computer, we are not saying that HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP 3D DriveGuard in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 07:39:12.727