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Goodwill and Purchased Intangible Assets (Details) (USD $)
In Millions
6 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2011
Apr. 30, 2011
Services
Apr. 30, 2011
Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking
Apr. 30, 2011
HP Software
Apr. 30, 2011
Personal Systems Group
Apr. 30, 2011
Imaging and Printing Group
Apr. 30, 2011
HP Financial Services
Oct. 31, 2010
HP Financial Services
Apr. 30, 2011
Corporate Investments
Apr. 30, 2011
Vertica Systems, Inc.
Goodwill                    
Goodwill beginning balance $ 38,483 $ 16,967 $ 6,610 $ 7,545 $ 2,500 $ 2,456 $ 144 $ 144 $ 2,261  
Goodwill acquired during the period 189     189           189
Goodwill adjustments 90 265 1,487 (254) (2) (1)     (1,405)  
Goodwill ending balance $ 38,762 $ 17,232 $ 8,097 $ 7,480 $ 2,498 $ 2,455 $ 144 $ 144 $ 856