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What is LightScribeControlPanel.exe?

LightScribeControlPanel.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 LightScribeControlPanel.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.

LightScribeControlPanel.exe file information

The process known as LightScribe System Software (version,,,, belongs to software LightScribe System Software or LightScribe by Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com) or http://www.lightscribe.com.

Description: LightScribeControlPanel.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LightScribeControlPanel.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,363,392 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 2,736,128 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/lightscribecontrolpanel.exe.html 
There is no file information. The LightScribeControlPanel.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Lightscribe provides update information (www.lightscribe.com/downloadSection/windows/index.aspx). You could uninstall LightScribe System Software or LightScribe from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify LightScribeControlPanel.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LightScribeControlPanel.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LightScribeControlPanel.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

It's a NERO addon for laser scribe on cd
  Olliweb   (further information)
zum Beschriften von CDs/DVDs mit HP LightScribe, daher im Autostart eher sinnlos
LightScribeControlPanel.exe is the LightScribe Control Panel developed by Hewlett-Packard Company, used to change settings in LightScribe.
removing the progam
  Micaela Maciel  
it came with my new Samsung external DVD-writer
  David Bakker  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of LightScribeControlPanel.exe: based on 6 votes with 5 user comments.
3 users think LightScribeControlPanel.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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