hpqste08.exe - Is hpqste08.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is hpqste08.exe?
Purpose of hpqste08.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: hpqste08.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
hpqSTE08.exe is a program file which was most likely pre-installed on your computer when you purchased it. 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 hpqSTE08.exe software's main purpose is for digital imaging, and it is part of their digital image software package. This will be found on Hewlett Packard computers (HP), and shouldn't be found on Dell, etc. This program is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. Visit hpqste08.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 hpqste08.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe is where this file is located.

  • Is hpqste08.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 hpqste08.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove hpqste08.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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