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A way to uninstall HP Product Detection from your computer

HP Product Detection is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Hewlett-Packard Company. Further information on Hewlett-Packard Company can be found here. You can get more details about HP Product Detection at . HP Product Detection is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Common directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE} is the full command line if you want to uninstall HP Product Detection. The application's main executable file has a size of 145.30 KB (148784 bytes) on disk and is named iPAQDetection2.exe.

HP Product Detection installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 145.30 KB (148784 bytes) on disk.

  • iPAQDetection2.exe (145.30 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 4.0.0013 of HP Product Detection. You can find here a few links to other HP Product Detection releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling HP Product Detection we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common

The files below remain on your disk when you remove HP Product Detection:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\HPDeviceDetection.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\HPGMNRev.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\IERefreshPolicies.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\iPAQDetection2.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\iPAQInfo.CAB
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\iPAQInfo_2003.dll
  • C:\Program Files\HP\Common\iPAQInfo_510.dll

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

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\HP\Common\

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

HP Product Detection is a program released by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Frequently, people choose to remove it. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK approach to remove 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find HP Product Detection or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Product Detection". The HP Product Detection application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click HP Product Detection in the list , the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CAE7D1D9-3794-4169-B4DD-964ADBC534EE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Product Detection.
Uninstall HP Product Detection

8. After removing HP Product Detection, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Product Detection which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP Product Detection with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure 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

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Product Detection by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Product Detection 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.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 16:40:57.620