Should I block it?

60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions 80.43% 2.17% 17.39%



HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPSFMsgr.exe
MD5:   61155aa20b54434572e5d2c7b7f4c41a
SHA1:   7f519b17e7fa6a18a48b6e4500dda4a61f6b8ddc
SHA256:   93862b59542700375423d8e0ddb1a79b3db0f5c978337321deb49cc004abc276

What is HPSFMsgr.exe?

HP Support Assistant is an HP application that helps maintain PC performance and resolve problems through automated updates and tune-ups, built-in diagnostics, and a choice of assistance options. Depending on the version of HP Support Assistant and various settings, HP Support Assistant can be launched through the Windows taskbar.

About HPSFMsgr.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:hpsfmsgr.exe
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Company
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp support framework\resources\hpsfmessenger\hpsfmsgr.exe
File version:
Size:710.05 KB (727,096 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 job 'HP Support Assistant Quick Start' runs on logon in the path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Assistant\HP Support Assistant Quick Start'
  • Entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Assistant\HP Support Assistant Quick Start'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Assistant\HP Support Assistant Quick Start'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 84.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.35%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 4.35%
Windows 8 Pro 4.35%
Windows 7 Professional 2.17%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 58.14% of HP Support Assistant.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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