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What is hpqste08.exe?

Part of HP Digital Imaging by Hewlett-Packard Co.

What is it?

HP CUE Status Root is installed when you install a piece of Hewlett Packard hardware such as a printer or scanner onto your PC. It is used to communicate various function between the HP hardware and installed software.
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How does hpqste08.exe run?

Process - hpqste08.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hpqste08.exe is executed by the process hpqtra08.exe (HP Digital Imaging by Hewlett-Packard Co).


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About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hpqste08.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hpqste08.exe users, 73.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpqste08.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00422% CPU42184.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.6 MB RAM21.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqste08.exe

Are there other versions of HP Digital Imaging?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by HP Digital Imaging.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard Co.

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: hpqste08.exe
Name: HP Digital Imaging
Description: HP CUE Status Root
Version: 130.0.469.000
Product version: 130.000.999.000
Size: 165 KB
Original file name: HPQSTE00.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0044933183%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002748284%
User CPU: 0.00421848990599%
Privileged CPU time: 7215206.15 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 106,191,535
CPU cycle count /min: 801,258
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 88.8 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.75 MB
Paged memory: 4.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.42 MB
Paged system memory: 152.28 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.79 KB
Working set memory: 6.65 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.49 MB
Min working set memory: 4.35 MB
Private memory: 4.6 MB
Page faults: 29,256
Page faults /min: 8
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3,646
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 52.28 MB
Read transfer /min: 12.83 KB
Total other operations: 20,412
Other operations /min: 8
Total other transfer: 284.9 KB
Other Transfer /min: 5 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 12
Handle count average: 188
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Photosmart C5200 series#1358180720" -Startup
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Photosmart C4400 series#1340742871" -Startup
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Photosmart C3100 series#1345959738" -Startup
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Photosmart C4200 series#1347156722" -Startup

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: f16eea6cca9d8a7d1193ae80e43fbbc7
SHA-1: 9d8d6de05857eeddcd9b3a0b8f654a83da2b220a
SHA-256: 47e84a0106b37e0b989ac4bfeb097591d0696aee92f9c3ef9b08135e25659e87

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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