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What is hpfsservice.exe?

Part of File Sanitizer For HP Protect Tools by Hewlett-Packard

What is it?

Permanently delete files, folders and identity information from laptops and desktops to help protect users’ personal information.
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How does hpfsservice.exe run?

Service - hpfsservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'HPFSService' (File Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hpfsservice.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hpfsservice.exe users, 26.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpfsservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     1.31 MB RAM6.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\file sanitizer\hpfsservice.exe

Are there other versions of File Sanitizer For HP Protect ...?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard

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: hpfsservice.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard
Name: File Sanitizer For HP Protect Tools
Description: HPFSService Application
Size: 312.5 KB
Original file name: HPFSService.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005120781%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005120781%
User CPU: 0%
Privileged CPU time: 78008.3 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 210 ms
CPU cycle count: 130,653,242
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 42.17 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.86 MB
Paged memory: 1.31 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.39 MB
Paged system memory: 68.71 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.49 KB
Working set memory: 3.19 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.8 MB
Min working set memory: 3.19 MB
Private memory: 1.31 MB
Page faults: 1,012
Page faults /min: 3
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Total read transfer: 20.91 KB
Total other operations: 78
Total other transfer: 496 Bytes
Handle count average: 75
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\HPFSService.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\HPFSService.exe"

Service details

Name: File Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools
Service name: HPFSService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 98fab0413c7365c9069994d7ce47f3ec
SHA-1: 3297d044d1583bc79b59980015fa6e3ad5a673ef
SHA-256: 9234fe9ff933845b0f9f4d5c35651474b3fe94e2d75ffb8ea06d6e2616006693

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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