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What is hptaskbar2.exe?

Part of HP Launch Box by Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P.

What is it?

HP Launch Box allows applications to be organized by grouping them for quick access on the Windows 7 taskbar.
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How does hptaskbar2.exe run?

Process - hptaskbar2.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the hptaskbar2.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of hptaskbar2.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hptaskbar2.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU499.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.31 MB RAM24.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
50 GDI objects33.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp launchbox\hptaskbar2.exe

Are there other versions of HP Launch Box?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Hewlett-Packard, commonly referred to as HP, is one of the world’s largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes More...
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File details

File name: hptaskbar2.exe
Name: HP Launch Box
Description: HP Taskbar Process TP
Size: 691.3 KB
Original file name: HPTaskBar.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/17/2008
Expiration date: 12/18/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002025105%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001525935%
User CPU: 0.00004991707221%
Privileged CPU time: 859.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,089,726,135
CPU cycle count /min: 451,530
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 115.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 119.11 MB
Paged memory: 5.31 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.18 MB
Paged system memory: 218.69 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.44 KB
Working set memory: 11.86 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.69 MB
Min working set memory: 11.84 MB
Private memory: 5.31 MB
Page faults: 4,522
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 82
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 277.57 KB
Read transfer /min: 61 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 7.64 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,095
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 19.74 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 50
Peak GDI objects: 62
USER objects: 15
Peak USER objects: 16
Handle count average: 211
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP LaunchBox\HPTaskBar2.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 900847780cde5b39f673974e6d3edf2e
SHA-1: 61965f308d42f1a9e7281047411482d353f43c81

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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