Application HP Drive Encryption

A way to uninstall HP Drive Encryption from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall HP Drive Encryption for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard Company or check for application updates here. More details about HP Drive Encryption can be found at . HP Drive Encryption is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption directory, depending on the user's option. You can remove HP Drive Encryption by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {8606D2E0-AA72-4D44-A25C-7F79A10C5145}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. WinMagic.HP.SecurityManagerCmd.exe is the HP Drive Encryption's primary executable file and it takes circa 38.73 KB (39664 bytes) on disk.

HP Drive Encryption installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 2.17 MB (2272496 bytes) on disk.

  • SDPEFilter.exe (236.50 KB)
  • SDPEFilter_X64.exe (896.50 KB)
  • WinMagic.HP.SecurityManagerCmd.exe (38.73 KB)
  • SDEFITool_X64.exe (1.02 MB)

The current web page applies to HP Drive Encryption version alone. You can find here a few links to other HP Drive Encryption versions: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E2D606827AA44D42AC5F7971AC01554
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HPDriveEncryption

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E2D606827AA44D42AC5F7971AC01554\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\cphs\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PerfHost\ImagePath

A way to erase HP Drive Encryption from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Drive Encryption is an application released by Hewlett-Packard Company. Some users want to remove this application. This can be difficult because removing this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY procedure to remove HP Drive Encryption 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate HP Drive Encryption or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Drive Encryption". If it exists on your system the HP Drive Encryption program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click HP Drive Encryption in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding HP Drive Encryption, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Drive Encryption:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {8606D2E0-AA72-4D44-A25C-7F79A10C5145}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP Drive Encryption.
Uninstall HP Drive Encryption

8. After removing HP Drive Encryption, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of HP Drive Encryption which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HP Drive Encryption with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall HP Drive Encryption by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Drive Encryption by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP Drive Encryption supposing 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.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 12:05:15.210