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How to uninstall HP Product Detection from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to remove HP Product Detection for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Hewlett-Packard Company. Further information on Hewlett-Packard Company can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on HP Product Detection on Hewlett-Packard Company's web page. The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files\HP\Common directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove HP Product Detection by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. iPAQDetection2.exe is the HP Product Detection's main executable file and it occupies close to 145.55 KB (149048 bytes) on disk.

HP Product Detection is composed of the following executables which take 145.55 KB (149048 bytes) on disk:

  • iPAQDetection2.exe (145.55 KB)

The current web page applies to HP Product Detection version alone. For other HP Product Detection versions please click below: to view all...
Some files, folders and Windows registry data can not be removed when you remove HP Product Detection from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall HP Product Detection:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall HP Product Detection:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\HPDeviceDetection2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\HPGMNRev.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\IERefreshPolicies.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\iPAQDetection2.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\iPAQInfo.CAB
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\iPAQInfo_2003.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common\iPAQInfo_510.dll

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}

How to uninstall HP Product Detection from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Product Detection is a program marketed by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, people want to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually takes some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE solution to uninstall HP Product Detection 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find HP Product Detection or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Product Detection". If it exists on your system the HP Product Detection program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select HP Product Detection in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding HP Product Detection, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Product Detection:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove HP Product Detection.
Uninstall HP Product Detection

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

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company from your computer, we are not saying that HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove HP Product Detection in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 07:51:11.763