Should I block it?

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

VersionsAdditional versions 47.62% 19.05% 4.76% 4.76% 4.76% 9.52% 4.76% 4.76%



HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPHC_Service.exe
MD5:   3f4add4196e2b860019539837be305f9
SHA1:   d18df83e81fd3b613e826a21c6e79a8a2ebfa486

What is HPHC_Service.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 HPHC_Service.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:hphc_service.exe
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Company
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp health check\hphc_service.exe
File version:
Size:118.5 KB (121,344 bytes)
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'HP Health Check Service'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.42%
Windows 8 Pro 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.16% of HP Support Assistant.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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