How to remove an HPWuSchd2 error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HPWuSchd2.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.
HPWuSchd2.exe file information
The process known as Hewlett-Packard Product Assistant or hpwuSchd Application or hpwuSchd or HP Update or HP Product Assistant
belongs to software hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series or hpwuSchd Application or hp digital imaging or HP Software Update Application or Hewlett-Packard hpwuSchd or HP Driver Diagnostics or HP Update or HP Image Zone Express
by Hewlett-Packard Co (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com).
Description: The file HPWuSchd2.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder (common is C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,152 bytes (90% of all occurrences), 54,840 bytes and 12 more variants.
The file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with HPWuSchd2.exe, you can do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program
2) visit the vendor's support site.
Recommended: Identify HPWuSchd2.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "HP software update" is not required to run at start up. HP software updates. If a shortcut doesn't exist create your own and run it manually
- "HP software update" is not required to run at start up. HP software updates. If a shortcut doesn't exist, create your own and run it manually
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HPWuSchd2.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HPWuSchd2.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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