HP 3D DriveGuard HP 3D DriveGuard

A way to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. Open here for more info on Hewlett-Packard Company. More data about the app HP 3D DriveGuard can be found at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for removing HP 3D DriveGuard is MsiExec.exe /X{AA0D4B56-F21C-49BE-8FED-51F25CE5C776}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 23.80 KB (24376 bytes) on disk and is called HpAbout.exe.

HP 3D DriveGuard installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 343.02 KB (351256 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (75.30 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (23.80 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (16.80 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (188.30 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (38.80 KB)

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Several files, folders and Windows registry data will not be deleted when you remove HP 3D DriveGuard from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Hewlett-Packard Company\HP 3D DriveGuard

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove HP 3D DriveGuard:
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\accelerometerST.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\AR\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_ar.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\CS\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_cs.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\DA\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_da.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\DE\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_de.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\EL\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_el.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\EN\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_en.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\ES\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_es.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\FI\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_fi.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\FR\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_fr.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HE\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_he.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HP3DG_CPL32.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HP3DG_CPL64.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HpAbout.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\hpaccelerometercp.CPL
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HpCplApp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HpCplApp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HpTile2.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\hptileapp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\HU\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_hu.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\IT\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_it.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\JA\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_ja.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\KO\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_ko.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\MobileDataProtection.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\MobileDataProtection_over.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\NL\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_nl.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\NO\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_no.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\PL\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_pl.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\pt-BR\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_pt-BR.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\pt-PT\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_pt-PT.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\RU\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_ru.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\SK\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_sk.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\SL\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_sl.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\SV\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_sv.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\TR\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_tr.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\zh-CHS\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_zh-CHS.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\zh-TW\HP_3D_DriveGuard_Help_zh-TW.chm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\OX68PF5R\How-to-uninstall-HP-3D-DriveGuard-[1].htm
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{2F012790-AFBE-4D79-A001-EB63528A5F9A}\controlPanelIcon.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\097210F2EBFA97D40A10BE3625A8F5A9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2F012790-AFBE-4D79-A001-EB63528A5F9A}

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\097210F2EBFA97D40A10BE3625A8F5A9\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{2F012790-AFBE-4D79-A001-EB63528A5F9A}\

How to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is a program offered by Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, people try to remove this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because deleting this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP 3D DriveGuard or simply click the Search feature and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". If it is installed on your PC the HP 3D DriveGuard program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select HP 3D DriveGuard in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding HP 3D DriveGuard, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, 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{AA0D4B56-F21C-49BE-8FED-51F25CE5C776}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

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

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, we are not saying that HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 09:29:13.420