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What is hpadvisor.exe?

Part of HP Advisor by Hewlett-Packard

What is it?

The HP Advisor Software provides information about the status of the PC along with alerts, updates, and offers from HP.
Description of hpadvisor.exe from Hewlett-Packard
Using a computer is simple thanks to a single access point for the things you need most. See PC status at a glance, navigate to software from HP and partners, and discover applications and offers using HP Advisor—from HP Total Care.
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How does hpadvisor.exe run?

Process - hpadvisor.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-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 view=DOCKVIEW' 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the hpadvisor.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of hpadvisor.exe users, 86.0% have disabled it.
How stable is HP 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.
0.00107% CPU10701.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
43.01 MB RAM199.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         13 GDI objects8.7%
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 Advisor?

What else is related?

HP Advisor Stability

hpadvisor.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)

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 Advisor
Description: HP Advisor
Version: 3.4.12850.3526
Size: 1.52 MB
Original file name: HPAdvisor.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/17/2008
Expiration date: 12/18/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0012894541%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002193294%
User CPU: 0.00107012469549%
Privileged CPU time: 9516061 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 623,441,857
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 236.83 MB
Peak committed memory: 241.06 MB
Paged memory: 43.01 MB
Peak paged memory: 48.52 MB
Paged system memory: 367.06 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.38 KB
Working set memory: 6.31 MB
Peak working set memory: 43.71 MB
Min working set memory: 1.29 MB
Private memory: 43.01 MB
Page faults: 18,266
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 993
Total read transfer: 20.93 MB
Total write operations: 17
Total write transfer: 3.67 KB
Total other operations: 26,951
Total other transfer: 15.76 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 13
Peak GDI objects: 14
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 441
Thread count average: 15

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe" view=DOCKVIEW

Startup files (user) run details

Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe view=DOCKVIEW

Image hashes

MD5: d9ed562a22474e673e86c0ffb0d89eb5
SHA-1: 9c1741076fec64c6f76e57b360bdb4de802deb0b
SHA-256: 907a0a455baa88e76be142dda792ad5753b1f84ee34a2ca28b8101b88ae04640

PE image details

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