What is Compaq Connections.exe? Is Compaq Connections.exe spyware or a virus?

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1. Run Security Task Manager to check your Compaq Connections process
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Process name: HP Connections

Product: HP Connections

Company: Hewlett Packard (hp.com)

File: Compaq Connections.exe


A messaging service designed for Compaq computers and now released with HP desktops and laptops, the Compaq Connections software alerts you to updates and important information regarding HP products. Not a necessary feature, this application can be removed using the Windows Add/Remove Programs feature. Founded in 1939, HP is currently the number one PC manufacturer in the world.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/compaq%20connections.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of Compaq Connections.exe: based on 18 votes. Read also the 18 reviews.

  • 318 users ask for this file. 3 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as not so dangerous. 8 users rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. 7 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Compaq Connections.exe:
I have this problem at startup. Want to get rid of it! George Malvey
the id separator fred
outdated database please exit and reinstall backweb Sue
I have the same problem and I not Startup my desktop Falala
That my Presario Compaq should have it Geoffrey P. Campbell
Provides a link to HP/Compaq for updating or information exchange. Recommendation is to disable, unless doing so causes problems.  See also: Link PDBjr
The stupid program hogs all my resources, when I kill it, I have to reinstall OS. Jule
runner file name(compaq connections.exe)lacks a.(the app id separator)
Runner error with the app id separator Lucholuis
Preloaded intrusive junk Clive
not required for start up donk
Its a nusiance more than anything else. Pops up at most in-opertune times for a compaq update or whatever... Carolyn Stafford
Not dangerous, but certainly a pain in the arse! Remove it from startup through msconfig to stop the irritation. psimantis
It causes error message at start up PC runs slow, Ijust renamed it no more problem steve kearns
useless crap - more preloaded software designed to "improve or enrich" your internet experience. Quote from HP site:Yes. You have the ability to deactivate the service within each message you receive. This option is found either in the "Options" menu on the initial desktop pop-up message or in some cases in the footer of the message main content. Alternatively you will find the deactivate option through the Start menu under: Start, All Programs, PC Help & Tools, Compaq Connections Please remember that if you deactivate the service, you will miss important support notices + usage information  See also: Link Matt
it is not needed for anything. Just another file that spreads a virus to make matters a big pain Dave Johnson
At start up, Zone Alarm pops up with "suspicious behavior" & states it is attempting to monito user activities...track or log keystrokes, mouse movements, etc. slamour4
disable compaq connections

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