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Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2011
May 31, 2011
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name HEWLETT PACKARD CO  
Entity Central Index Key 0000047217  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2011
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,074,155,738
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2