Is HPZipm12.exe safe?
HPZipm12.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 HPZipm12.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.
HPZipm12.exe file information
The process known as PML Driver belongs to software HP PML or Pml Driver HPZ12 or HP Photo and Imaging (version 2.0, 1.0 - HP, 1.0, 2.0 - All-in-One) or PML Driver or HP LaserJet (version P3005, 2410/2420/2430, 5200) or Pml Driver HPZ12, Pml Driver HPZ12 or HP Color LaserJet (version 3600, 3550, 4730mfp) or HP Deskjet (version 6800) by HP (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).
Description: HPZipm12.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. HPZipm12.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 69,632 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 73,728 bytes and 10 more variants.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. HPZipm12.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher HP provides direct support (www.hp.com/support). You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ HP Photo and Imaging.
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If HPZipm12.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 73,728 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 69,632 bytes, 65,795 bytes, 81,920 bytes or 65,536 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. The HPZipm12.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. HPZipm12.exe is able to manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware disguises itself as HPZipm12.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HPZipm12.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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