Application HP File Sanitizer

How to uninstall HP File Sanitizer from your PC

This page is about HP File Sanitizer for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. More data about Hewlett-Packard Company can be read here. Click on to get more facts about HP File Sanitizer on Hewlett-Packard Company's website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer directory. Take into account that this location can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for removing HP File Sanitizer is MsiExec.exe /I{6349342F-9CEF-4A70-995A-2CF3704C2603}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. HP File Sanitizer's primary file takes about 1.68 MB (1758936 bytes) and is called HPFSService.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside HP File Sanitizer. They take about 3.79 MB (3972528 bytes) on disk.

  • CORESHREDDER.exe (2.11 MB)
  • HPFSService.exe (1.68 MB)

This page is about HP File Sanitizer version only. You can find below info on other releases of HP File Sanitizer: to view all...
If planning to uninstall HP File Sanitizer you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall HP File Sanitizer from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer

The files below remain on your disk when you remove HP File Sanitizer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\ar\ConsolePlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\ar\SecuritySetupFileSanitizer.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\bg\ConsolePlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\bg\SecuritySetupFileSanitizer.resources.dll

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Hewlett-Packard|File Sanitizer|HP.SupportFramework.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0D09EE46-5AF0-47F9-B0E2-418F7B115436}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6349342F-9CEF-4A70-995A-2CF3704C2603}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3134413B-49B4-425C-98A5-893C1F195601}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0D09EE46-5AF0-47F9-B0E2-418F7B115436}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0D09EE46-5AF0-47F9-B0E2-418F7B115436}\1.0\HELPDIR\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{6B114E76-B841-4F97-BD0C-8EB4548DB467}\1.0\0\win64\

How to erase HP File Sanitizer from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP File Sanitizer is a program marketed by Hewlett-Packard Company. Frequently, people decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK solution to erase HP File Sanitizer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate HP File Sanitizer or simply click the Search field and type in "HP File Sanitizer". If it is installed on your PC the HP File Sanitizer program will be found very quickly. When you select HP File Sanitizer in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

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

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{6349342F-9CEF-4A70-995A-2CF3704C2603}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove HP File Sanitizer.
Uninstall HP File Sanitizer

8. After uninstalling HP File Sanitizer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of HP File Sanitizer that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing HP File Sanitizer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove HP File Sanitizer by Hewlett-Packard Company from your computer, nor are we saying that HP File Sanitizer by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove HP File Sanitizer 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-08 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-08 17:08:28.910