Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

140.0.432.000 3.70%
140.0.411.000 1.85%
140.0.324.000 1.85%
140.0.323.000 22.22%
140.0.323.000 1.85%
140.0.323.000 12.96%
140.0.323.000 1.85%
140.0.323.000 5.56% 1.85% 1.85% 9.26% 22.22% 3.70% 3.70% 5.56%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
RegQueryInfoKeyA, RegDeleteValueA, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegSetValueExA, RegEnumKeyExA, RegDeleteKeyA
GetDeviceCaps, GetTextMetricsA, SelectObject, GetObjectA, CreateFontIndirectA, GetStockObject
lstrcmpiA, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, GetModuleFileNameA, GetProcAddress, GetModuleHandleW, IsDBCSLeadByte, FreeLibrary, LoadLibraryExA, GetModuleHandleA, WritePrivateProfileStringA, LocalFree, GetPrivateProfileIntA, GetPrivateProfileStringA, LocalAlloc, MulDiv, GetTickCount, lstrcpyA, CloseHandle, WriteFile, SetFilePointer, CreateFileA, OutputDebugStringA, GetCurrentThreadId, FormatMessageA, GlobalFree, GlobalUnlock, GlobalLock, GlobalAlloc, GetPrivateProfileSectionNamesA, FindClose, FindNextFileA, DeleteFileA, ReleaseMutex, FindFirstFileA, WaitForSingleObject, CreateMutexA, ReadFile, LocalReAlloc, LocalSize, LocalUnlock, LocalLock, lstrcpynA, LoadLibraryA, SetErrorMode, CreateDirectoryA, GetFileAttributesA, GetShortPathNameA, RemoveDirectoryA, CompareStringA, GetTimeZoneInformation, InterlockedExchange, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, IsValidLocale, EnumSystemLocalesA, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetDateFormatA, lstrlenA, GetStringTypeA, GetLocaleInfoA, GetLocaleInfoW, SetConsoleCtrlHandler, GetStringTypeW, LCMapStringW, LCMapStringA, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetCurrentProcessId, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetStartupInfoA, GetFileType, SetHandleCount, HeapSize, ExitProcess, Sleep, HeapDestroy, HeapCreate, HeapReAlloc, VirtualFree, FatalAppExitA, IsValidCodePage, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, GetLastError, InitializeCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, RaiseException, lstrlenW, GetOEMCP, GetACP, GetCPInfo, GetStdHandle, GetCurrentThread, SetLastError, TlsFree, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsGetValue, SetCurrentDirectoryA, GetCurrentDirectoryA, SetEnvironmentVariableA, GetFullPathNameA, GetDriveTypeA, CreateThread, ExitThread, GetCommandLineA, VirtualQuery, GetSystemInfo, VirtualAlloc, VirtualProtect, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, RtlUnwind, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, WideCharToMultiByte, MultiByteToWideChar, FindResourceA, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, GetTimeFormatA, CompareStringW
CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemFree, StringFromGUID2, GetRunningObjectTable, MkParseDisplayName, CreateBindCtx, ProgIDFromCLSID, CoGetInstanceFromFile, CreateFileMoniker
MsgWaitForMultipleObjects, CharNextA, CharNextW, EnableWindow, IsWindowEnabled, GetDlgItem, SetRect, GetSystemMetrics, SystemParametersInfoA, SetWindowPos, GetParent, LoadStringA, GetWindowRect, RegisterClassA, CreateWindowExA, GetForegroundWindow, GetWindowThreadProcessId, AttachThreadInput, SetForegroundWindow, wsprintfA, IsIconic, ShowWindow, LoadCursorA, PostQuitMessage, GetWindowLongA, DefWindowProcA, SetWindowLongA, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageA, PostMessageA, PeekMessageA, GetDC, ReleaseDC, IsWindow
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HP Digital Imaging by Hewlett Packard (Signed)

Remove hpqcob08.dll
MD5:   a76ef1e73d914b1b6997a9a552de9115
SHA1:   0e69e28db8d0396ec7808137c1dbabcfd1a4cdd9
SHA256:   8497840f7fd2ee75cfe6e820d7347795e3090728cf928ece01fb756a7decfc20

What is hpqcob08.dll?

HP OfficeJet COM Common Objects is installed when you install a piece of Hewlett Packard hardware such as a printer or scanner onto your PC. It is used to communicate various function between the HP hardware and installed software.


hpqcob08.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This is typically installed with the program Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX published by Adobe Systems Incorporated. The file is digitally signed by Hewlett Packard which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:hpqcob08.dll
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Co.
Product name:HP Digital Imaging
Description:HP OfficeJet COM Common Objects
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqcob08.dll
Original name:HPOCOB00.DLL
File version:
Product version:130.000.999.000
Size:286.5 KB (293,376 bytes)
Issued to:Hewlett Packard
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Expiration date:Monday, September 3, 2012
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
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The following program will install this file
Adobe Systems Incorporated
3% remove
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, ...

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.57%
Windows Vista Home Premium 8.57%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.71%
Windows 8 Pro 5.71%
Windows 7 Professional 5.71%
Windows Seven Black Edition 2.86%
Windows Vista Business 2.86%
Windows 7 Starter 2.86%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 62.86% of HP Digital Imaging.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 42.11%
Sony 15.79%
Hewlett-Packard 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
Acer 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
American Megatrends 2.63%
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