How to remove an HPWAMain error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HPWAMain.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
HPWAMain.exe file information
The process known as HPWAMain Module or HP Wireless Assistant Main Program or HP Wireless Assistant main program belongs to software HP Wireless Assistant or HPAsset component for HP by Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).
Description: HPWAMain.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 472,776 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 488,752 bytes and 6 more variants.
The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). HPWAMain.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 6% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with HPWAMain.exe, you may want to do the following:
- contact HP Customer Service
- uninstall HP Wireless Assistant or HPAsset component for HP software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)
Recommended: Identify HPWAMain.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HPWAMain.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HPWAMain.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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