How to Uninstall Hp Support Assistant?

HP Support Assistant or HPSA is a utility included in all HP computers to diagnose technical issues and manage updates. While HP technical support will often refer you to use the Support Assistant, many users find the program intrusive and unnecessary, especially when a critical function is interrupted by HPSA reminders or automatic updates. Depending on how displeased you are with the HPSA, you can prevent it from installing updates, block it from running on start-up and even completely uninstall hp support assistant.

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Method 1: Uninstall HP Support Assistant

  • Open Programs and Features.
  • For windows vista and windows 7
  • Click Start, type uninstalls a program in the Search programs and files box and then click the result.
  • For Windows 8, windows8.1, windows 10
  • Open Windows 10 menu by holding Windows and X keys together, and then click Programs and Features.
  • Look for HP Support Assistant in the list, click on it and then click Uninstall to initiate the uninstallation.

Method 2: Disable HP Assistant with its uninstaller.exe

Method 3: Remove HP Assistant via System Restore.

  • Close all files and programs that are open.
  • On the desktop, right-click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.
  • On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.
  • Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.
  • Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.
  • Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.
  • Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.
  • Click Yes to confirm again.

Method 4: Use the Uninstall Command Displayed in the Registry

  • Hold Windows and R keys to open the Run command, type in regedit in the box and click OK.
  • Navigate the following registry key and find the one of HP Support Assistant
  • HKEY_KOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ Windows\ currentVersion\ Uninstall
  • Double click on the Uninstall String value, and copy its Value Data.
  • Hold Windows and R keys to open the Run command, paste the Value Data in the box and click OK.
  • Follow the wizard to Disable HP Support Assistant

Method 5: Uninstall HP Support Assistant with Third-party Uninstaller

Uninstall HP Support Assistant by Windows uninstall feature

There is also the manual method to uninstall HP Support Assistant by the Windows default feature, which removes it in the Control Panel. Users can follow our removal guide to uninstall it by these steps.

  • Before removal, you need to shut down the target app and its related software, too. Repeat the seam steps to disable HP Support Assistant, HP Support Assistant Utilities & HP Support Assistant Framework in the last part.

Remove the HP Support Assistant using the following steps:

  • In Windows, search for and open Change or remove a program.
  • On the Programs and Features window, select HP Support Assistant, then click the Uninstall button.
  • installed and working, repeat the uninstall steps.
  • Click Yes on the Programs and Features screen to confirm you want to Remove HP Support Assistant.
  • Restart the computer to complete the process.

In addition to these steps to uninstall HP Support Assistant in Control Panel, you need to go to the Registry Editor to delete all leftovers, using the following steps:

  • In Windows, search for and open Run;
  • Type regedit in the box and hit OK;
  • Then you will go to Registry Editor, delete the Registry keys related to HP Support Assistant;
  • Or press Ctrl + F to the negative Search box and type the word HP Support Assistant in the box;
  • Hit Find Next, delete the target item when it shows up.
  • Restart the computer to complete the process.