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What is HPAdvisor.exe?

Part of HP Total Care Advisor by Hewlett-Packard

What is it?

HP Total Care Advisor does a quick scan of your PC Security, Performance, Hardware, maintenance and Updates.
Description of hpadvisor.exe from Hewlett-Packard
Simplify, enhance and protect your computing experience with HP Total Care Advisor. It’s your single desktop tool for PC support, system health and shopping. Take a quick look at the simple-to-use interactive dashboard to stay informed, protected and up to date. Convenient category menus offer a quick summary of PC status, a recommended maintenance schedule, links to problem resolution, and access to help and support information. Protect your PC from the dangers of viruses and monitor the health of your PC and more from this menu. Red, yellow and green indicator icons notify you of areas that need your attention. You can also check your system’s storage levels at a glance.
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How does hpadvisor.exe run?

Process - HPAdvisor.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. HPAdvisor.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hpadvisor.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - HPAdvisor.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HPAdvisor' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe autorun=AUTORUN' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hpadvisor.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hpadvisor.exe users, 90.0% have disabled it.
How stable is HP Total Care Advisor?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is HPAdvisor.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
3.68197% CPU36819656.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
77.55 MB RAM360.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,280 /min56.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              27 GDI objects18.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp advisor\hpadvisor.exe

Are there other versions of HP Total Care Advisor?

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 Total Care Advisor.

What else is related?

HP Total Care Advisor Stability

hpadvisor.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

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: HPAdvisor.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard (verified)
Name: HP Total Care Advisor
Description: HP Advisor
Version: 2.4.5106.2815
Size: 949.3 KB
Original file name: HPAdvisor.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 2/9/2008

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 3.7615878231%
Privileged CPU: 0.0796221686%
User CPU: 3.68196565454937%
Privileged CPU time: 1973.41 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 189 ms
CPU cycle count: 619,957,416
CPU cycle count /min: 976,406,063
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 419.01 MB
Peak committed memory: 422.49 MB
Paged memory: 77.55 MB
Peak paged memory: 87.4 MB
Paged system memory: 634.66 KB
Non-paged system memory: 30.14 KB
Working set memory: 2.82 MB
Peak working set memory: 64.18 MB
Min working set memory: 2.82 MB
Private memory: 77.55 MB
Page faults: 85,898
Page faults /min: 6,212
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,814
Read operations /min: 62
Total read transfer: 8.89 MB
Read transfer /min: 297.58 KB
Total write operations: 12
Write operations /min: 2
Total write transfer: 1.01 KB
Write transfer /min: 102 Bytes
Total other operations: 4,243
Other operations /min: 667
Total other transfer: 67.95 KB
Other Transfer /min: 13.9 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 27
USER objects: 26
Handle count average: 490
Thread count average: 21
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe" autorun=AUTORUN
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe" autorun=AUTORUN

Startup files (user) run details

Name: HPAdvisor
Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe autorun=AUTORUN

Image hashes

MD5: fc800970df7cb4c535520c9b94a57c28
SHA-1: 9e8cef554cb9c2e6cb8d70a7fbddbda6622f24cf
SHA-256: f50725e2c23af8e64764ddd9280fb838be52c22d36df2fdc4098aa615015c6cc

PE image details

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