What is OrderReminder.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 OrderReminder.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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OrderReminder.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with OrderReminder
OrderReminder.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as HP Cartridge Order Reminder belongs to software OrderReminder HP LaserJet (version 1020) or HP OrderReminder or HP Cartridge Order Reminder by Hewlett-Packard (

Description: OrderReminder.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. OrderReminder.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 98,304 bytes (98% of all occurrences) or 118,784 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to uninstall OrderReminder HP LaserJet 1020 or HP OrderReminder software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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

Programm lässt sich über Start -- Alle Programme -- Hewlett-Packard -- OrderReminder deaktivieren.
OrderReminder.exe is part of the HP Order Reminder utility that is installed with the HP LaserJet printer software and allows you to set specific times for reminders to check the current level of toner in the print cartridge - it also contains an Order Now link to a Web page that helps you order supplies online from a reseller of your choice.

Summary: Average user rating of OrderReminder.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks OrderReminder.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving OrderReminder issues

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