HP ProtectTools Security Manager HP ProtectTools Security Manager

How to uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Hewlett-Packard. Check out here for more info on Hewlett-Packard. HP ProtectTools Security Manager is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. You can uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{D405A9E1-5D02-46FB-A2B3-796F1F218B32}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is named PTHost.exe and its approximative size is 977.38 KB (1000840 bytes).

The executables below are part of HP ProtectTools Security Manager. They take an average of 23.01 MB (24125656 bytes) on disk.

  • HPSpareKey.exe (85.38 KB)
  • HstVer.exe (60.00 KB)
  • PTAdmin.exe (233.38 KB)
  • PTBackup.exe (233.38 KB)
  • PTChangeFilterService.exe (18.50 KB)
  • PTDemo.exe (10.96 MB)
  • PTHost.exe (977.38 KB)
  • pthosttr.exe (233.38 KB)
  • PTJSCVer.exe (193.38 KB)
  • PTKeyboardLayouts.exe (9.53 MB)
  • PTLaunch.exe (13.38 KB)
  • PTServs.exe (529.38 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 4.003 of HP ProtectTools Security Manager. You can find below info on other application versions of HP ProtectTools Security Manager: to view all...

A way to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP ProtectTools Security Manager is an application by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some experience related to PCs. The best EASY practice to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP ProtectTools Security Manager or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP ProtectTools Security Manager". If it exists on your system the HP ProtectTools Security Manager application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select HP ProtectTools Security Manager in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about HP ProtectTools Security Manager, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager.
Uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager

8. After removing HP ProtectTools Security Manager, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of HP ProtectTools Security Manager that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling HP ProtectTools Security Manager with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, we are not saying that HP ProtectTools Security Manager by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 06:01:27.080