What is HPLamp.exe?
HPLamp.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 HPLamp.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.
HPLamp.exe file information
Description: HPLamp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. HPLamp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - usually C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP PrecisionScan\PrecisionScan\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 42,496 bytes (46% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes, 45,056 bytes or 43,520 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with HPLamp.exe, you can also remove the entire program HP PrecisionScan or HP PrecisionScan Pro and using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify HPLamp.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "HpLamp" must run at start up. HP Scanner Utility that controls your scannerís light bulb. Needed if it's switched on. Also refer here for troubleshooting
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HPLamp.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HPLamp.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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