What is Updates from HP.exe? Is Updates from HP.exe spyware or a virus?

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Process name: Updates from HP

Product: HP Software Updates

Company: Hewlett-Packard (hp.com)

File: Updates from HP.exe


A background process installed on HP laptops, this application communicates with HP servers and tracks any updates not current on your computer. If your computer is not current, you will be prompted to upgrade or install updates. It is possible to configure your settings to automatically update with prompting. Founded in 1939, HP is currently the number one PC manufacturer in the world.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/updates%20from%20hp.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of Updates from HP.exe: based on 17 votes. Read also the 14 reviews.

  • 725 users ask for this file. 2 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as not so dangerous. 6 users rated it as neutral. 4 users rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Updates from HP.exe:
runner file name Updates from HP.exe lacks a - (App ID Seperator) Joe Vallo
how to get rid of runner error (the app id separator) fromhp.exe dana baio
lacks a_"(the app id separator
Updates HP computers
Comes with many HP computers with Lightscribe DVD-RW drive  See also: Link Bill Shaw
HP.exe) lacks a '-'(the app id separator erika ledford
fspex.exe Lacks (the app id separator)
This file does contain ad-ware called backweb. You can find and remove it using Webroot Spysweeper or uninstall it from your computer. Although by uninstalling it i don't beleive that it takes the adware off so you might still want to scan your computer afterwards. Some people might get the message that pops up in the beginning of boot up saying runner error... To get rid of this you go to C:\Program Files\. After you did that look for the folder that says "Updates from HP". Right click on it and then delete it. This will stop your problem. Andrew
prompt says lacks a _"(the app id Separater Robert Marshall
Preinstalled on my HP machine.  See also: Link Marc Miller
Seems to drain processing speed when online Slagg Dai
Comes pre-installed with most HP Computers, I know cuz I own one (HP m7463w Media Center PC) =) Marco G. (MRCMidnight)
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could not figure out what was causing my pc to run slow and freeze up, I have HP with Lightscribe DVD-RW drive. Hit ctrl/alt/del and the HP update was running everytime..Neither Norton or BullGuard picked up this bad file.

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