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How to uninstall HP Product Detection from your PC

HP Product Detection is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. Go over here for more info on Hewlett-Packard Company. Click on to get more information about HP Product Detection on Hewlett-Packard Company's website. Usually the HP Product Detection program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing HP Product Detection is MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. HP Product Detection's main file takes around 145.55 KB (149048 bytes) and is called iPAQDetection2.exe.

The executables below are part of HP Product Detection. They take about 145.55 KB (149048 bytes) on disk.

  • iPAQDetection2.exe (145.55 KB)

This info is about HP Product Detection version only. You can find below a few links to other HP Product Detection releases: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove HP Product Detection.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall HP Product Detection:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall HP Product Detection:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\HPDeviceDetection2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\HPeDiag.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\hpupdatecomponent.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\RulesEngine2.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{B7358565-9F62-4EFE-936A-E5042AB814B2}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{C6B40AB5-3D17-45FF-B572-A1D18C19C16D}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DF5AB36C-9673-46F6-9E7D-37B3BCBFC0D2}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{E2615C76-7740-41AE-ADF9-BA1FF0AC2D11}

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{04EFFB92-ABDC-4709-A4A5-CC8DD734810F}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0C378864-D5C4-4D9C-854C-432E3BEC9CCB}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{14160CD3-EC2D-4E01-9D3F-9F8F091B646D}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{17E67D4A-23A1-40D8-A049-EE34C0AF756A}\InprocServer32\

A way to remove HP Product Detection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Product Detection is a program offered by Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY solution to remove HP Product Detection is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.


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  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate HP Product Detection or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Product Detection". If it exists on your system the HP Product Detection application will be found very quickly. When you click HP Product Detection in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about HP Product Detection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Product Detection:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove HP Product Detection.
Uninstall HP Product Detection

8. After removing HP Product Detection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of HP Product Detection which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling HP Product Detection using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, we are not saying that HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Product Detection in case 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' PCs.

2016-12-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-16 12:02:30.677