Application HP Setup

A guide to uninstall HP Setup from your system

This page is about HP Setup for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Hewlett-Packard. Additional info about Hewlett-Packard can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on HP Setup on Hewlett-Packard's website. HP Setup is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP TCS directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full command line for removing HP Setup is RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B4D438DD-53A1-4E80-BF80-8F001CA69CE3}\setup.exe" -l0x9 -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. HPHTMLGen.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 36.86 KB (37744 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of HP Setup. They take an average of 7.00 MB (7343120 bytes) on disk.

  • ContentDownloader.exe (52.00 KB)
  • HPHTMLGen.exe (36.86 KB)
  • HPSUSettings.exe (16.00 KB)
  • hptcs.exe (6.17 MB)
  • RegDataEncrypter.exe (14.86 KB)
  • RemEngine.exe (36.86 KB)
  • SetACL.exe (256.86 KB)
  • symhpe.exe (415.86 KB)
  • TCSTouchPoints.exe (14.36 KB)
  • VCWMerge.exe (6.50 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to HP Setup version 1.2.3096.3036 only. Click on the links below for other HP Setup versions: to view all...

A way to erase HP Setup from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Setup is an application marketed by Hewlett-Packard. Sometimes, people try to erase it. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this manually takes some skill regarding PCs. One of the best EASY manner to erase HP Setup 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find HP Setup or simply activate the Search field and type in "HP Setup". If it exists on your system the HP Setup app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click HP Setup in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding HP Setup, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Setup:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B4D438DD-53A1-4E80-BF80-8F001CA69CE3}\setup.exe" -l0x9 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall HP Setup.
Uninstall HP Setup

8. After uninstalling HP Setup, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Setup which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing HP Setup with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove HP Setup by Hewlett-Packard from your computer, nor are we saying that HP Setup by Hewlett-Packard is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Setup in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-05-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-23 10:36:30.513