hpwuschd.exe - Is hpwuschd.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is hpwuschd.exe?
Purpose of hpwuschd.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: hpwuschd.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
HPWuSchd.exe is a program file which is was most likely pre-installed on your computer if you are using a Hewlett Packard computer (HP). The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. This HPWuSchd.exe software's main purpose is to display updates to programs to you that are from Hewlett Packard, as it is an HP software update notification module. I see this as simply a way of adding cheap advertising on my system, so I removed this program. This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. Visit hpwuschd.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the hpwuschd.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This software can be found on your disk in folder c:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe


  • Is hpwuschd.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is hpwuschd.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove hpwuschd.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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