HP Theft Recovery HP Theft Recovery

A way to uninstall HP Theft Recovery from your PC

This page contains detailed information on how to remove HP Theft Recovery for Windows. It is developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. More information on Hewlett-Packard Company can be seen here. Click on to get more info about HP Theft Recovery on Hewlett-Packard Company's website. HP Theft Recovery is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for removing HP Theft Recovery is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{BAC712C6-4061-4C9F-AB58-A5C53E76704A}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 89.50 KB (91648 bytes) on disk and is named LoJackPro.exe.

HP Theft Recovery installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 5.69 MB (5969168 bytes) on disk.

  • CtService.exe (7.00 KB)
  • LoJackPro.exe (89.50 KB)
  • setup.exe (5.60 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of HP Theft Recovery. You can find below info on other versions of HP Theft Recovery:

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If you're planning to uninstall HP Theft Recovery you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery

The files below are left behind on your disk by HP Theft Recovery when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery\adpsetup.iss
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery\Agent.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery\ar\LojackProDpPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Theft Recovery\bg\LojackProDpPlugin.resources.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Absolute Software\HP Theft Recovery
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{BAC712C6-4061-4C9F-AB58-A5C53E76704A}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{BAC712C6-4061-4C9F-AB58-A5C53E76704A}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{BAC712C6-4061-4C9F-AB58-A5C53E76704A}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CtAgentService\ImagePath

A way to erase HP Theft Recovery using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Theft Recovery is an application by the software company Hewlett-Packard Company. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be hard because performing this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall HP Theft Recovery 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 on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate HP Theft Recovery or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Theft Recovery". If it is installed on your PC the HP Theft Recovery app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select HP Theft Recovery in the list of programs, some data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about HP Theft Recovery, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Theft Recovery:

  • The software company is: http://hp-pt.absolute.com/hp-pt?app=hp.pt.1&pcmake=HP&pcmodel=standalone&link=purchase&atp=0&brand=computrace
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{BAC712C6-4061-4C9F-AB58-A5C53E76704A}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Theft Recovery.
Uninstall HP Theft Recovery

8. After uninstalling HP Theft Recovery, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Theft Recovery which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Theft Recovery using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall HP Theft Recovery by Hewlett-Packard Company from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Theft Recovery by Hewlett-Packard Company is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall HP Theft Recovery in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-27 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 12:51:57.093