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How to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. The Windows version was created by Hewlett-Packard Company. Take a look here where you can get more info on Hewlett-Packard Company. Please open if you want to read more on HP 3D DriveGuard on Hewlett-Packard Company's web page. HP 3D DriveGuard is normally installed in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. HP 3D DriveGuard's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{F244D07D-1876-4CDD-914D-214E15A8D327}. HP 3D DriveGuard's primary file takes about 17.00 KB (17408 bytes) and its name is HpAbout.exe.

The executables below are part of HP 3D DriveGuard. They occupy about 330.63 KB (338560 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (72.41 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (17.00 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (15.91 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (187.41 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (37.91 KB)

This info is about HP 3D DriveGuard version alone. Click on the links below for other HP 3D DriveGuard versions: to view all...
HP 3D DriveGuard has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{F244D07D-1876-4CDD-914D-214E15A8D327}\controlPanelIcon.exe

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D70D442F6781DDC419D412E4518A3D72
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F244D07D-1876-4CDD-914D-214E15A8D327}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D70D442F6781DDC419D412E4518A3D72\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{F244D07D-1876-4CDD-914D-214E15A8D327}\

A way to delete HP 3D DriveGuard from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is an application by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, users choose to remove it. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK manner to remove HP 3D DriveGuard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find HP 3D DriveGuard or simply click the Search field and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". The HP 3D DriveGuard app will be found automatically. After you select HP 3D DriveGuard in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding HP 3D DriveGuard, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP 3D DriveGuard:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{F244D07D-1876-4CDD-914D-214E15A8D327}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

8. After uninstalling HP 3D DriveGuard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of HP 3D DriveGuard that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HP 3D DriveGuard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system 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)
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The text above is not a piece of advice 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 application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove HP 3D DriveGuard supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 17:39:42.157