HP ProtectTools Security Manager HP ProtectTools Security Manager

A guide to uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager from your PC

HP ProtectTools Security Manager is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Hewlett-Packard. Check out here for more details on Hewlett-Packard. HP ProtectTools Security Manager is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling HP ProtectTools Security Manager is MsiExec.exe /I{9FE06DD0-C1DB-4E0E-A8B9-D3224261A4F3}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. PTHost.exe is the HP ProtectTools Security Manager's main executable file and it takes around 981.30 KB (1004848 bytes) on disk.

HP ProtectTools Security Manager is comprised of the following executables which take 23.01 MB (24124560 bytes) on disk:

  • HPSpareKey.exe (85.30 KB)
  • HstVer.exe (56.00 KB)
  • PTAdmin.exe (233.30 KB)
  • PTBackup.exe (233.30 KB)
  • PTChangeFilterService.exe (19.50 KB)
  • PTDemo.exe (10.96 MB)
  • PTHost.exe (981.30 KB)
  • pthosttr.exe (233.30 KB)
  • PTJSCVer.exe (188.00 KB)
  • PTKeyboardLayouts.exe (9.53 MB)
  • PTLaunch.exe (13.30 KB)
  • PTServs.exe (533.30 KB) to view all...

This data is about HP ProtectTools Security Manager version 4.005 alone. You can find here a few links to other HP ProtectTools Security Manager releases: to view all...

A way to delete HP ProtectTools Security Manager using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP ProtectTools Security Manager is an application offered by Hewlett-Packard. Frequently, users try to uninstall this program. This is hard because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find HP ProtectTools Security Manager or simply click the Search field and type in "HP ProtectTools Security Manager". The HP ProtectTools Security Manager program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select HP ProtectTools Security Manager in the list , some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding HP ProtectTools Security Manager, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager.
Uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager

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

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, nor are we saying that HP ProtectTools Security Manager by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP ProtectTools Security Manager 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-09-02 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-09-02 20:06:08.170