What is hptsvr.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the hptsvr.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Hptsvr.exe file information

The process known as hptsvr.exe belongs to software HighPoint RAID Management by unknown.

Description: Hptsvr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Hptsvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 53,248 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 45,056 bytes. 
The hptsvr.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. Hptsvr.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to remove the entire program HighPoint RAID Management using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify hptsvr.exe related errors

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

HighPoint Tech RAID driver application
  Al DePaolo   (further information)
highpoint raid controller driver
  Adam Claude  
HighPoint Server Executable - installed with the client software for my RocketRAID 2320 RAID cards.
  Versaulis   (further information)
This is the HighPoint RAID management server. It is installed along with HighPoint's RAID cards.

Summary: Average user rating of hptsvr.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think hptsvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving hptsvr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with hptsvr. 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 hptsvr.exe 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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