HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 HP Photosmart Essential 3.5

How to uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 from your PC

HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by HP. Open here for more information on HP. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotosmartEssential folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. You can uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\PhotosmartEssential\hpzscr01.exe -datfile hpqbud13.dat -forcereboot. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. HP Photosmart Essential 3.5's main file takes around 1.56 MB (1639224 bytes) and is called hpzscr01.exe.

HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 3.31 MB (3470960 bytes) on disk.

  • hpqrrx08.exe (118.50 KB)
  • hpzmsi01.exe (1.63 MB)
  • hpzscr01.exe (1.56 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.5 of HP Photosmart Essential 3.5. Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HP Photosmart Essential

Supplementary registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\HP\HP Photosmart Essential 3.5\

A way to delete HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 is a program marketed by the software company HP. Some people want to remove it. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK practice to remove HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Photosmart Essential 3.5". If it exists on your system the HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 in the list of applications, some data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about HP Photosmart Essential 3.5, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 3.5.
Uninstall HP Photosmart Essential 3.5

8. After removing HP Photosmart Essential 3.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 by HP from your PC, we are not saying that HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 by HP is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove HP Photosmart Essential 3.5 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:35:48.343