How to remove an hpboid error
The free file information forum can help you determine if hpboid.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Hpboid.exe file information
The process known as HP Status Server Module belongs to software HP Status Server or HP Deskjet (version 6800) or HP Status Server Module by Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).
Description: The file hpboid.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 73,728 bytes (97% of all occurrences) or 61,440 bytes.
The program has no visible window. File hpboid.exe is not a Windows system file. File hpboid.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Compaq Remote Monitor Service.
Recommended: Identify hpboid.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpboid.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpboid.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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