HP 3D DriveGuard HP 3D DriveGuard

A way to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard from your PC

This web page is about HP 3D DriveGuard for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by Hewlett-Packard Company. Additional info about Hewlett-Packard Company can be seen here. More data about the app HP 3D DriveGuard can be found at . Usually the HP 3D DriveGuard program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard folder, depending on the user's option during setup. MsiExec.exe /X{DFB497E0-CE3F-40FC-9596-FC7A48775DE4} is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard. HpAbout.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 17.00 KB (17408 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with HP 3D DriveGuard. They take about 318.75 KB (326400 bytes) on disk.

  • accelerometerST.exe (66.50 KB)
  • HpAbout.exe (17.00 KB)
  • HpCplApp.exe (15.88 KB)
  • HpTile2.exe (187.38 KB)
  • hptileapp.exe (32.00 KB)

The current web page applies to HP 3D DriveGuard version only. You can find below info on other versions of HP 3D DriveGuard: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{A2B01DF0-2C4A-4334-AC40-3E185C657722}\controlPanelIcon.exe

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0FD10B2AA4C24334CA04E381C5567722
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A2B01DF0-2C4A-4334-AC40-3E185C657722}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard\HP 3D DriveGuard

Additional values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0FD10B2AA4C24334CA04E381C5567722\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{A2B01DF0-2C4A-4334-AC40-3E185C657722}\

A way to remove HP 3D DriveGuard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP 3D DriveGuard is an application released by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY action to uninstall 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 system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate HP 3D DriveGuard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP 3D DriveGuard". The HP 3D DriveGuard application will be found automatically. After you click HP 3D DriveGuard in the list of applications, the following data about the application is made available 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".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP 3D DriveGuard:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{DFB497E0-CE3F-40FC-9596-FC7A48775DE4}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard.
Uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard

8. After removing HP 3D DriveGuard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click 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 removing HP 3D DriveGuard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP 3D DriveGuard by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall HP 3D DriveGuard in case 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.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 15:35:44.413