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

VersionsAdditional versions 3.57% 7.14% 25.00% 39.29% 25.00%



HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPSFUpdater.exe
MD5:   379c8aa4e77d4ef9ff580e4489d2f166
SHA1:   d6b2f42dec31fed2486e0a662b4982899593eba0
SHA256:   4e2236c66252db687e335a42315da638a9f41aa4cbcd4678e3a9b108eb7bb005

What is HPSFUpdater.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 HPSFUpdater.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:hpsfupdater.exe
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Description:HP Support Assistant Updater
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\hewlett-packard\hp support framework\resources\updater\hpsfupdater.exe
File version:
Size:725.8 KB (743,224 bytes)
Build date:2/19/2013 11:33 PM
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, November 15, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details


Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'Update Check' runs weekly in the path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Assistant\Update Check'
  • Entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Assistant\Update Check'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 85.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.57%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.57%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%
Windows 7 Professional 3.57%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 61.54% of HP Support Assistant.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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