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What is hpsa_service.exe?

Hpsa_service.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 hpsa_service.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.

Hpsa_service.exe file information

The process known as HP Support Assistant Service belongs to software HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com).

Description: Hpsa_service.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file hpsa_service.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 86,528 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 85,504 bytes, 86,072 bytes or 85,560 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/hpsa_service.exe.html 
The program is not visible. Hpsa_service.exe is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous.
If problems with HP Support Assistant occur, you can also ask for help from Support or uninstall the software using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).

Recommended: Identify hpsa_service.exe related errors

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