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Process name: Remind_XP

Product: Recovery Software Suite

Support: Help link [1][2]   Update link [1][2]   Uninstall tool  

Company: Hewlett-Packard (hp.com)

File: Remind_XP.exe


Installed with many HP personal computers, Remind_XP is a background process that runs in conjunction with CD/DVD creation software. It routinely reminds you to create system recovery disks in order to restore Windows XP in case of system failure. It includes a routine monitor that prompts you to register your products if not already done. Based in Palo Alto, California, HP has been the world's leading PC manufacturer since 2007.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/remind_xp.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 Remind_XP.exe: based on 10 votes. Read also the 7 reviews.

  • 421 users ask for this file. 4 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous.

All comments about Remind_XP.exe:
trojan_win32_ftp_attack  See also: Link Brian
Remind_XP.exe is a process belonging to the SoftThinks CD Creator CD/DVD Writer amd serves as a reminder to register for full product support. This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling this is down to user preference Note: Remind_XP.exe is also a process which is registered as a Trojan.Win32.FTP. This Trojan allows attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. It is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately Sassafrass
Another waste of CPU and RAM that just anoys you Alex
Remind_XP.exe is installed on my new Compaq Presario and launches as "Compaq Recovery CD/DVD Creator v. 6.0D2.61 (c) 200-2004 SoftThinks. I created the recovery discs however the Application Error messeges still appear at launch. I'm calling HP to find out if the discs were created properly and the application should have self-terminated. Tom Dworzak
could be dangerous not necessary or very helpful so why take a risk delete it josh
It belongs to the file cdcreator.exe Glenn
Remind_XP's purpose is to remind you to take a CD/DVD recovery backup of your PC. It's purpose is NOT to remind you to register for full product (although it does do that). It doesn't do any harm, but if you know what you're doing it's also completely unnecessary John

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