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What is hposts08.exe? HP multifunction

Vendor:      hewlett-Packard
Product:     hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series
Vendor Website:      http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: hpoSTS08.exe - Run by HP OfficeJet multifunction devices to provide status about the printer and ink levels. Some people have reported high CPU usage and lockups due to this utility, so you may want to disable it via MSConfig if you are having trouble.

hposts08.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.08%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
hposts08.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xbaf98ec11dad20cd1715e5cad7d88c21 More File Information 5/13/2018 Unsigned 0 1 31 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x9617ed95d177636848988a8b513f2571 More File Information 5/6/2018 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x26edaf5fc9538c96002aa00af00dd7f6 More File Information 6/5/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xd96062631fbb08b6dfb9f6af517f3d86 More File Information 6/4/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x4203ead4455547ad5e38b956b91b5c6f More File Information 5/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x52a6da50805a81ec92f26becb1b3fdff More File Information 4/25/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x4cd78a27e25f31c8b5206eb28b4405a3 More File Information 12/6/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xa48835bfb77d23e55b9c6ebc4128d64b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xe8331dc08aa58d83f95238fbaf9bc01f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x6d7281bd2fcf89b1c3b92a9b448bc8a1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x0d96062631fbb08b6dfb9f6af517f3d8 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x9617ed95d177636848988a8b513f2571 4/6/2016 5:58:00 PM Unknown 4.2.0.020 HP multifunction 304 KB
2 Status 0x26edaf5fc9538c96002aa00af00dd7f6 10/3/2015 10:40:00 PM Unknown 4.2.0.021 HP multifunction 304 KB
3 Status 0xbaf98ec11dad20cd1715e5cad7d88c21 3/14/2015 4:06:00 AM Unknown 1.00 HP multifunction 296 KB
4 Status 0x52a6da50805a81ec92f26becb1b3fdff 2/8/2012 2:42:00 AM Unknown 4.2.0.038 HP multifunction 304 KB
5 Status 0xd96062631fbb08b6dfb9f6af517f3d86 1/26/2012 2:40:00 PM Unknown 4.2.0.170 HP multifunction 300 KB
6 Status 0x4203ead4455547ad5e38b956b91b5c6f 8/5/2011 12:55:00 AM Unknown 1.00 HP multifunction 296 KB
7 Status 0x4cd78a27e25f31c8b5206eb28b4405a3 6/7/2011 1:32:00 AM Unknown 4.2.0.169 HP multifunction 300 KB
8 Status 0x6d7281bd2fcf89b1c3b92a9b448bc8a1 6/3/2011 3:32:00 AM Unknown 1.00 HP multifunction 296 KB
9 Status 0xe8331dc08aa58d83f95238fbaf9bc01f 11/13/2010 10:34:00 AM Unknown 4.2.0.168 HP multifunction 300 KB
10 Status 0xda51415b3597292f7672cc7c001b0d38 9/1/2010 3:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 304 KB
11 Status 0x9f89bd962a58abb350d878292d471af7 1/23/2010 5:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 328 KB
12 Status 0xa48835bfb77d23e55b9c6ebc4128d64b 5/30/2009 3:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 296 KB
13 Status 0x461d7111c8c0ad62568b131712e14d0b 3/18/2009 11:48:00 PM Unknown 4.2.0.170 HP multifunction 304 KB
14 Status 0xa84f668d7cb6999218bbf2a8d0ab0fe5 1/28/2009 4:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 304 KB
15 Status 0xc2602aa54f2fec48f8f1b4620dec5805 9/18/2008 10:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 304 KB
16 Status 0xeacb8649d147ca468722c43ebb93e351 6/29/2008 9:50:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP multifunction 360 KB
17 Status 0x73d2008aeb54e9a0a50e148a5a912178 12/31/2007 Unknown 4.2.0.020 HP multifunction 304 KB



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