What is hprbUpdate.exe?
HprbUpdate.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 hprbUpdate.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.
HprbUpdate.exe file information
The process known as Hewlett-Packard Product Assistant belongs to software hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series or hp digital imaging by Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard Co (www.hp.com).
Description: HprbUpdate.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. hprbUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 50,904 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 50,744 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The hprbUpdate.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. HprbUpdate.exe is not a Windows core file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous.
If you experience any issues with installation of hprbUpdate.exe, you can also uninstall HPProductAssistant from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hprbUpdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hprbUpdate.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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