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What is dpptutils.dll?

Part of HP ProtectTools Security Manager by DigitalPersona

What is it?

DigitalPersona SDK Utilities is part of HP ProtectTools Security Manager Suite which installs the HP ProtectTools Security Manager and the Credential and Fingerprint Manager for HP ProtectTools.
Description of dpptutils.dll from DigitalPersona
HP ProtectTools Security Manager is now available on a wide array of Business Notebooks and select Business Desktops and Workstations. Built on open standards and HP intellectual property, HP ProtectTools Security Manager can be configured to prevent unauthorized access using Smart Cards, TPM Embedded security chips, USB tokens and other security technologies. HP ProtectTools Security Manager is completely customizable, which gives business customers the flexibility to choose the level of security that best meets their needs. The optional integrated Smart Card Reader on select notebook families provides simple deployment and management of this solution.
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How is dpptutils.dll loaded?

Process Module - dpptutils.dll is loaded as a DLL (dynamic link library) module within the process dphostw.exe (HP ProtectTools Security Manager by DigitalPersona, Inc.) via run-time dynamic linking.
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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the dpptutils.dll file.Of the 0.5% of dpptutils.dll users, 12.5% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp protecttools security manager\bin\dpptutils.dll

Are there other versions of HP ProtectTools Security Manag...?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: dpptutils.dll
Publisher: DigitalPersona, Inc. (verified)
Name: HP ProtectTools Security Manager
Description: DigitalPersona SDK Utilities
Product version:
Size: 170.33 KB
Original file name: DPPTUtils.DLL

Digital certificate

Issued to: DigitalPersona
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/21/2010
Expiration date: 5/22/2012

Image hashes

MD5: 6e8901debbd377bee3b36e692e0e43c5
SHA-1: b688c9ae02cc3fab0ec9782f8d9e90e66132badc
SHA-256: 126c7f96e128d226302b8ea55a70ad606e9d2a8b4dca9dfea4e2538738b137bc

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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