hpzipm12.exe - Is hpzipm12.exe spyware, adware, or a virus?

what is hpzipm12.exe?
Purpose of hpzipm12.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. hpzipm12.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
HPZipm12.exe is a executable software module that may have been preinstalled on your computer or may have been installed by yourself. The exact folder location for this file is also listed below, always verify the file and location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar named files and place them elsewhere on your computer. This program is is part of your printer driver installation from Hewlett Packard (HP), and it is not considered spyware (see file location below to view where this program has been stored on your hard drive). The HPZipm12.exe program will show in your active tasklist and will be there automatically whenever you reboot your computer. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related software. Visit hpzipm12.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 hpzipm12.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The actual disk location of this program is: C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, hpzipm12.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. hpzipm12.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is hpzipm12.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove hpzipm12.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    HPZipm12.exe is a executable software module that may have been preinstalled on your computer or may have been installed by yourself. The exact folder location for this file is also listed below, always verify the file and location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar named files and place them elsewhere on your computer. This program is is part of your printer driver installation from Hewlett Packard (HP), and it is not considered spyware (see file location below to view where this program has been stored on your hard drive). The HPZipm12.exe program will show in your active tasklist and will be there automatically whenever you reboot your computer. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related software. The actual disk location of this program is: C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.