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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
PrnSys.exe is a program which would have arrived on your computer without you ever knowing it. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer 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 concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This program is from the HP and will be found on Hewlett Packard computers. This PrnSys.exe program is known as part of the HP print screen utility software and it most likely came preinstalled on your computer when you purchased it. This file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or adware related software. Visit prnsys.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 prnsys.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\hp print screen utility\PrnSys.exe is where this file is located on your computer.


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

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

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