How to remove an hpfsched error
The free file information forum can help you determine if hpfsched.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.
Hpfsched.exe file information
The file does not contain any references to the programmer responsible for the hpfsched.exe process. For that reason, we are unable to identify the software associated with it.
Description: hpfsched.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 35,328 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 36,352 bytes, 36,864 bytes or 46,595 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify hpfsched.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "hpfsched" is not required to run at start up. HPFSCHED is a small TSR that will remind you to clean the cartridges in your DeskJet from time to time in order to keep print quality high. It can be removed from the run line in win.ini if you do not want that feature
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpfsched.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpfsched.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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