What is hpbpro.exe?
Hpbpro.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if hpbpro.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Hpbpro.exe file information
The process known as PortResolver Module belongs to software PortResolver Module or hp LaserJet (version 1010 Series, 1150 / 1300, 4250/4350/4240) or HP Deskjet (version 6800) or HP Port Resolver or hp LaserJet all-in-one or ESRI MapObjects (version 2 Runtime) or hppDustDevil or Lexmark (version 840 Series) by Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).
Description: Hpbpro.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. hpbpro.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 81,920 bytes (78% of all occurrences) or 77,824 bytes.
The program is not visible. Hpbpro.exe is not a Windows system file. The hpbpro.exe file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Lexmark 840 Series or ESRI MapObjects 2 Runtime.
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If hpbpro.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 31% dangerous. The file size is 77,824 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 78,083 bytes or 110,592 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ hp LaserJet 1010 Series or hppDustDevil.
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpbpro.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpbpro.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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