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What is hpqSRMon.exe?

HpqSRMon.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 hpqSRMon.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.

HpqSRMon.exe file information

The process known as HpqSRmon or HP Photosmart Essential (version 2.5)

belongs to software HpqSRmon Application or HP Photosmart Essential or HP Smart Web Printing or HP Driver Diagnostics or HP Photosmart Premier or HP Photo and Imaging (version 2.0) or RK Launcher iVista Leopard or Adobe Flash Player (version 10 ActiveX)

by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).

Description: HpqSRMon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. hpqSRMon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 80,896 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 150,528 bytes, 150,016 bytes or 81,920 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/hpqsrmon.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows system file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher HP provides update information (www.HP.com). You could uninstall the software HP Smart Web Printing or HP Photosmart Essential using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).

Recommended: Identify hpqSRMon.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpqSRMon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpqSRMon.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.


User Comments

look like Useless HP junk parts
  Pasan Indeewara  
HP Photosmart Essential Image Unloader Application. This background task, which shows as an icon in the System Tray, is a monitoring task - as soon as it detects that you have connected to the printer's memory card reader or USB port, a device which holds pictures/photos (e.g. a memory card, a digital camera, or a USB pen drive with photos & pictures on it), it fires up the HP Photosmart Essential Productivity Suite photo downloading, photo editing, and photo printing program. By default this task monitors only the printer's memory card reader and the printer's USB port; however, in some vers
  Russell Reno Limprecht   (further information)
part of Hewlett-Packard printer software
  meetoo   (further information)
Forces PhotoSmart to open if you connect a SD or Memory stick, can be safely disabled

Summary: Average user rating of hpqSRMon.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments.
2 users think hpqSRMon.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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