HP Update HP Update

A way to uninstall HP Update from your system

HP Update is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Hewlett-Packard. Additional info about Hewlett-Packard can be read here. Click on to get more data about HP Update on Hewlett-Packard's website. HP Update is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update folder, depending on the user's choice. You can remove HP Update by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{912D30CF-F39E-4B31-AD9A-123C6B794EE2}. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. HP Update's primary file takes about 627.30 KB (642360 bytes) and is named hpwucli.exe.

The executable files below are part of HP Update. They occupy about 721.11 KB (738416 bytes) on disk.

  • hpwucli.exe (627.30 KB)
  • hpwuschd2.exe (93.80 KB)

The current web page applies to HP Update version only. You can find below info on other versions of HP Update: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall HP Update you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwucli.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.dll
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_HP_HP Software Update_hpwucli_exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{912D30CF-F39E-4B31-AD9A-123C6B794EE2}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FC03D219E93F13B4DAA921C3B697E42E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{912D30CF-F39E-4B31-AD9A-123C6B794EE2}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FC03D219E93F13B4DAA921C3B697E42E\ProductName

A way to delete HP Update with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

HP Update is an application offered by the software company Hewlett-Packard. Frequently, computer users decide to remove this program. This is efortful because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE manner to remove HP Update is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find HP Update or simply activate the Search feature and type in "HP Update". If it exists on your system the HP Update program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select HP Update in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding HP Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for HP Update:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{912D30CF-F39E-4B31-AD9A-123C6B794EE2}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall HP Update.
Uninstall HP Update

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

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation 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 page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove HP Update supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:40:42.103