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What is hpqste08.exe?

Part of hp digital imaging by Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P.

What is it?

HP CUE Status is installed when you install a HP printer, scanner or other device on the computer. It is used to communicate various functions between the HP hardware and installed software. The program is installed with either the driver or HP Digital Imaging software suite included with the device.
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How does hpqste08.exe run?

Process - hpqste08.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-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 Company).


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About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hpqste08.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hpqste08.exe users, 72.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpqste08.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.02531% CPU253134.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
12.72 MB RAM59.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          540 /min24.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
120 GDI objects80.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
220 context switches/sec220.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqste08.exe

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?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

About Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

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File details

File name: hpqste08.exe
Name: hp digital imaging
Description: HP CUE Status
Product version:
Size: 233.71 KB
Original file name: HPQSTS00.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Effective date: 4/8/2005
Expiration date: 4/7/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0257973018%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004838633%
User CPU: 0.02531343852791%
Privileged CPU time: 1234.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 5 ms
Context switches /sec: 220
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 92.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 95.81 MB
Paged memory: 12.72 MB
Peak paged memory: 12.76 MB
Paged system memory: 153.4 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.23 KB
Working set memory: 18.59 MB
Peak working set memory: 18.59 MB
Min working set memory: 14.87 MB
Private memory: 12.72 MB
Page faults: 38,745
Page faults /min: 169
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,821
Read operations /min: 25
Total read transfer: 119.62 MB
Read transfer /min: 533.36 KB
Total write operations: 532
Write operations /min: 2
Total write transfer: 95.63 KB
Write transfer /min: 426 Bytes
Total other operations: 15,517
Other operations /min: 68
Total other transfer: 172.14 KB
Other Transfer /min: 768 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 120
USER objects: 109
Handle count average: 266
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Officejet 6300 series#1345480453" -Startup

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 88029974b1c9995cfa3bd9560bba2eef
SHA-1: bda8e5027779d473bf55ff363fd124c13a2ad8ad
SHA-256: 20c93f028c4306d2a77e28aca195f90de7065e43279b3f77c48340c79d963b2a

PE image details

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