HP Update HP Update

A way to uninstall HP Update from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall HP Update for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Hewlett-Packard. You can read more on Hewlett-Packard or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on HP Update on Hewlett-Packard's page. Usually the HP Update application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update directory, depending on the user's option during setup. HP Update's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{6F1C00D2-25C2-4CBA-8126-AE9A6E2E9CD5}. hpwucli.exe is the HP Update's main executable file and it occupies around 626.05 KB (641080 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed alongside HP Update. They occupy about 674.11 KB (690288 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (626.05 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (48.05 KB)

This data is about HP Update version only. You can find below info on other versions of HP Update:

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If you are manually uninstalling HP Update we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove HP Update:
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwucli.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
  • C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\HP\AtInstall\001\HP Update.log
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{6F1C00D2-25C2-4CBA-8126-AE9A6E2E9CD5}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2D00C1F62C52ABC41862EAA9E6E2C95D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6F1C00D2-25C2-4CBA-8126-AE9A6E2E9CD5}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2D00C1F62C52ABC41862EAA9E6E2C95D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{6F1C00D2-25C2-4CBA-8126-AE9A6E2E9CD5}\

How to remove HP Update using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is a program released by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Some computer users want to erase it. This is hard because doing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action to erase HP Update is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate HP Update or simply click the Search field and type in "HP Update". The HP Update app will be found very quickly. After you select HP Update in the list of programs, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about HP Update, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for HP Update:

  • The publisher is: http://www.hp.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{6F1C00D2-25C2-4CBA-8126-AE9A6E2E9CD5}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

8. After uninstalling HP Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong HP Update which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing HP Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove HP Update by Hewlett-Packard from your PC, nor are we saying that HP Update by Hewlett-Packard is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove HP Update supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 02:02:39.610