What is hpslpsvc32.dll?

The genuine hpslpsvc32.dll file is a software component of HP All-In-One-Series by Hewlett-Packard Co.
Installed with all HP computers, the HP Network Devices Support service starts with Windows and runs in the background. It allows you to create and modify settings for how your network peripherals communicate through Windows. Any network hardware will not function properly without this application running in Windows. Based in Palo Alto, California, HP has been the world's leading PC manufacturer since 2007.

Hpslpsvc32.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if hpslpsvc32.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Hpslpsvc32.dll file information

The process known as HP Network Devices Support belongs to software hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series or HP Digital Imaging or HP Network Devices Support (HPSLPSVC) or HP Photosmart Premier Software or HP Photo and Imaging (version 2.0 - All-in-One) by Hewlett-Packard Co (

Description: Hpslpsvc32.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Hpslpsvc32.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 634,880 bytes (18% of all occurrences), 694,784 bytes and 9 more variants. 
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. Hpslpsvc32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with hpslpsvc32.dll, you can do the following:

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If hpslpsvc32.dll is located in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files, the security rating is 12% dangerous. The file size is 701,288 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. Hpslpsvc32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

If hpslpsvc32.dll is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 10% dangerous. The file size is 701,288 bytes. The program has no visible window. The hpslpsvc32.dll file is a Verisign signed file. The hpslpsvc32.dll file is digitally signed. The hpslpsvc32.dll file is not a Windows system file. Hpslpsvc32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpslpsvc32.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpslpsvc32.dll 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

hpslpsvc32.dll runs the service HP Network Devices Support located in c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpslpsvc32.dll.

Summary: Average user rating of hpslpsvc32.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving hpslpsvc32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with hpslpsvc32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the hpslpsvc32.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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