Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

61.081.635.00 50.00%
61.081.634.00 50.00%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
RegQueryValueExW, RegSetValueExW, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExW
GetUserDefaultUILanguage, LoadLibraryExW, CreateThread, OpenEventW, CreateEventW, CloseHandle, GetExitCodeThread, SetEvent, LoadResource, FindResourceExW, EnumResourceTypesW, EnumResourceNamesW, EnumResourceLanguagesW, SetLastError, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, lstrcmpiW, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, DeleteCriticalSection, LoadLibraryW, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, InitializeCriticalSection, Sleep, lstrlenW, CompareStringW, SetThreadPriority, GetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, GetCommandLineA, GetVersionExA, RtlUnwind, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, RaiseException, GetModuleHandleA, ExitProcess, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentThreadId, SetHandleCount, GetStdHandle, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, GetModuleFileNameA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, WideCharToMultiByte, FreeLibrary, HeapDestroy, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, WriteFile, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, OutputDebugStringA, HeapSize, LoadLibraryA, GetModuleHandleW, LCMapStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, LCMapStringW, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, GetLocaleInfoA, SetFilePointer, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, VirtualProtect, GetSystemInfo, VirtualQuery, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, CreateFileA, FlushFileBuffers, WaitForSingleObject, ResetEvent, GetProcAddress, GetLastError, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetVersionExW, LocalAlloc, GetPrivateProfileStringW, LocalFree
SetJobW, ClosePrinter, OpenPrinterW, GetPrinterDriverW
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Language Monitor by Hewlett-Packard Company

Remove hpz3l696.dll
Version:   61.081.635.00
MD5:   1dcc3da35fbc9f57d617b3d5576a975a
SHA1:   29a6f78c5ac739684e9ebae68d1c0c568d0439f9
SHA256:   f04a6a5fc6756b16f674f5fe1383e4fe7ee577bdcb21b410242a15fa7788d935

What is hpz3l696.dll?

The HP printer language monitor filters RAW data as it is being sent from the printer driver to the port monitor, which sends the data to the port. The language monitor also controls aspects of the communication with a printer and implements a bidirectional communication method which allows status and configuration feedback from the printer to the printer driver and print queue and is called teh print spooler and is required to communcate with the HP printer.


hpz3l696.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process.


File name:hpz3l696.dll
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Company
Product name:Language Monitor
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\hpz3l696.dll
File version:61.081.635.00
Size:115.5 KB (118,272 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
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Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 75.00% of Language Monitor.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 100.00%
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