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What is hpwuschd2.exe?

Part of hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series by Hewlett-Packard Co.

What is it?

Hewlett-Packard Product Assistant is installed when you install an HP all-in-one hardware deivce and is used to communicate various functions between the device and the PC. This is installed with either the driver or HP Digital Imaging software suite included with the device's installation. The digital imaging software enables the computer to recognize equiptment as an HP device.
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How does hpwuschd2.exe run?

Process - hpwuschd2.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hpwuschd2.exe is executed by the process ccsvchst.exe (Symantec Security Technologies by Symantec).

How does hpwuschd2.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hpwuschd2.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HP Software Update' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the hpwuschd2.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of hpwuschd2.exe users, 74.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpwuschd2.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00034% CPU3393.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.27 MB RAM5.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         6 GDI objects4.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\hpwuschd2.exe

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard Co.

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File details

File name: hpwuschd2.exe
Name: hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series
Description: Hewlett-Packard Product Assistant
Product version:
Size: 48 KB
Original file name: hpwuSchd2.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003866753%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000473250%
User CPU: 0.00033935029246%
Privileged CPU time: 109.21 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 584,938,995
CPU cycle count /min: 291,978
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 57.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 62.26 MB
Paged memory: 1.27 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.38 MB
Paged system memory: 112.94 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.77 KB
Working set memory: 1.78 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.88 MB
Min working set memory: 1.6 MB
Private memory: 1.27 MB
Page faults: 4,710
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 28
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 35.91 KB
Read transfer /min: 18 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 464 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 500
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 7.12 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 6
USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 60
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
"C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HP Software Update
Command: C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe

Image hashes

MD5: b93c4070f24e46b0097648c276b5039e
SHA-1: 8b6b7a2b6f1af6342d2fcbb4f5de29de27573631
SHA-256: 5113aab400d456a5c11ef47e40755755f227bb4a7134c0e2c81f6199c896bd98

PE image details

File packed: No
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