HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 HP Photosmart Essential 2.01

A guide to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 from your PC

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by HP. You can find out more on HP or check for application updates here. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotoSmartEssential\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud13.dat is the full command line if you want to remove HP Photosmart Essential 2.01. The program's main executable file is named hpzmsi01.exe and its approximative size is 1.09 MB (1140312 bytes).

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is composed of the following executables which occupy 2.14 MB (2239664 bytes) on disk:

  • hpzmsi01.exe (1.09 MB)
  • hpzscr01.exe (1.05 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.01 of HP Photosmart Essential 2.01. After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Photosmart Essential-hpqbpl13.dat
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HP Photosmart Essential

A way to delete HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is a program offered by HP. Frequently, people try to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because removing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE way to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Photosmart Essential 2.01". If it is installed on your PC the HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 program will be found automatically. After you select HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 in the list of apps, the following information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about HP Photosmart Essential 2.01, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01

8. After uninstalling HP Photosmart Essential 2.01, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 by HP from your computer, nor are we saying that HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 by HP is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 2.01 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:05:10.927