What is HPBootOp.exe? Is HPBootOp.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix HPBootOp.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your HPBootOp process
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3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: HP Boot Optimizer

Product: HP Boot Optimizer

Company: Hewlett-Packard (hp.com)

File: HPBootOp.exe


The HP Boot Optimizer is preinstalled on many HP machines, but can also be downloaded from their website. It determines which programs are required to start with Windows, regardless of whether the program defaults to an automatic load. If a program is set to start with the operating system but the Boot Optimizer deems it unnecessary, it will not start until manually opened. The HP Boot Optimizer decreases the start time required by Windows. Based in Palo Alto, California, HP has been the world's leading PC manufacturer since 2007.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/hpbootop.exe.html 
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of HPBootOp.exe: based on 4 votes. Read also the 3 reviews.

  • 281 users ask for this file. 2 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous.

All comments about HPBootOp.exe:
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hpbootop.exe allows the user to cleanse the Windows Prefetch folder of system. The prefetching process usually happens on Windows XP where the file hpbootop.exe helps the administrator to prefectch some of the applications that re present in the system. The prefetching process helps the Windows to reboot faster. The file has an AutoIT mechanism, which automatically scripts different Windows-based tasks.  See also: Link Union_Thug
hpbootop.exe is a process belonging to HP Boot Optimizer, launches software during startup, based on available resources, to improve startup performance Matt

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