Should I block it?

45% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions 25.00% 75.00%



HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPSAUpgrade.exe
MD5:   3bf22b83d6a6e8ea94807db0362fc080
SHA1:   81b7ca94027ec3f34ea815c37d877b69072f3891
SHA256:   90908f41c14bae4804e550ec4e123a45f238dae75327836a71f748f8f209a0cb

What is HPSAUpgrade.exe?

HP Support Assistant Updater is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

About HPSAUpgrade.exe (from Hewlett-Packard Company)

HP Support Assistant helps you maintain your PC and avoid or resolve problems using automated updates and self-help options. One simple menu guides you to expert support should you need it. And it’s r


File name:hpsaupgrade.exe
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\hewlett-packard\hpsaupgrade3\hpsaupgrade.exe
File version:
Size:1.19 MB (1,251,640 bytes)
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details


Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'HPSA Upgrade' runs on logon in the path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'
  • Entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 66.67% of HP Support Assistant.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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