Persistent Software and Drivers Popup

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Persistent Software and Drivers Popup

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    This message pops up every single hour just to tell me my computer is up to date, how do I get it to stop?
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  2. Posts : 1,728
    Windows 10 Pro x64 22H2

    Hello, your computer or laptop likely has HP bloatware installed:
    The term "Bloatware" also commonly refers to software preinstalled on a device, usually by the hardware manufacturer, that is mostly unwanted by the purchaser.
    Software bloat - Wikipedia

    Most of the HP related programs can be removed, in your case this could be HP support assistant:
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  3. Posts : 4,909
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2

    As stated, If you have the HP Support Assistant installed, you can Uninstall it in Apps and Features. If you like it and want to keep it:\
    Start (Windows key) > show list of "apps" > scroll down to category "H" >
    Left-Click (Open) Topic "HP Help and Support"
    Optional: Right-Click on HP Support Assistant > Pin to Start (makes the program easy to find in your Start screen)
    Left-Click on (Open) HP Support Assistant
    Wait for the program to open on your computer screen
    Click Settings
    Leave the first option "Enable your PC..." checked / "Yes"
    Section "Choose how you would like to be notified"
    Clear (uncheck) every box.
    Clearing all the boxes has the affect of keeping the HPSA quiet (as in not-bug-your-trip-mode).
    Click Save
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