Application HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools

How to uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools from your system

This web page is about HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Hewlett-Packard Company. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard Company or check for application updates here. More information about HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools can be found at . The program is usually located in the C:\Programmi\HPQ\IAM directory. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. You can uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{9AA3FA54-3CF1-45E9-8786-9E896B161379}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled asghost.exe and occupies 54.50 KB (55808 bytes).

HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools contains of the executables below. They take 154.00 KB (157696 bytes) on disk.

  • asghost.exe (54.50 KB)
  • ASTray.exe (10.50 KB)
  • itPackage.exe (20.00 KB)
  • LDIF2REG.exe (69.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools. For other HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools versions please click below:

When planning to uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsBioAt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsBioSg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsBioSi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\ASChnl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\ASdesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\asghost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\aspanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsSock.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\ASTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsTsVcc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\Aswallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AsWlnPkg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\BioAuthSrv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\branding.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\BrandingEx.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\actiondll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASdesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASPanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ASWallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\HPBrand.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItAdminConsole.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItAPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItMsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItReports.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ItTalSnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\NetAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\OCGina.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\OneTimePsw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PEActiveRule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PEAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PECustom.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PESched.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PETpm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PkiAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\PolicySnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\RasAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\RegAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\ServiceSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\Settings.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\SFSShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\SSOMngr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\Strings.CHS
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\SystemSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\TokenAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHS\TpmAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\actiondll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASdesktop.chm
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASPanel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASSvcSnp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ASWallet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\AuthWiz.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\BioAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\HPBrand.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItAdminConsole.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItAPS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItMsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItReports.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ItTalSnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\NetAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\OCGina.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\OneTimePsw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PEActiveRule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PEAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PECustom.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PESched.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PETpm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PkiAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\PolicySnap.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\RasAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\RegAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\ServiceSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\Settings.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\SFSShell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\SSOMngr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\Strings.CHT
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\SystemSample.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\TokenAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CHT\TpmAuth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\ciam.AD$
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\Clnt.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\clnt1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\Cognizance.lic
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\createdb.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CreateDB1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\createdesktop.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktop1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\createdesktoppre.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CreateDesktopPre1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\createst.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\CreateST1.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\DelItConc.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\desktop.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\Desktopps.reg
  • C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\Bin\DEU\actiondll.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\45AF3AA91FC39E547868E998B6613197
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9AA3FA54-3CF1-45E9-8786-9E896B161379}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\45AF3AA91FC39E547868E998B6613197\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{9AA3FA54-3CF1-45E9-8786-9E896B161379}\

A way to uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools is an application by Hewlett-Packard Company. Frequently, users choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this manually takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY procedure to erase HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools". If it is installed on your PC the HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools, 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 HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{9AA3FA54-3CF1-45E9-8786-9E896B161379}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools.
Uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools

8. After uninstalling HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard Company from your computer, we are not saying that HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP Credential Manager for 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.

2016-06-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-28 14:04:41.890