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What is hpadvisordock.exe?

Part of HP Advisor Dock

What is it?

The HP Advisor Software provides information about the status of the PC along with alerts, updates, and offers from HP. The dock launches at startup and places a rectangular window at the top of the desktop screen with icons and links to HP Advisor, MediaSmart, Discover Your PC, Customize Dock.
Description of hpadvisordock.exe from the publisher
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 hpadvisordock.exe run?

Process - hpadvisordock.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hpadvisordock.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hpadvisordock.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - hpadvisordock.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HPAdvisorDock' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\Dock\HPAdvisorDock.exe"' 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 0.5% of all Boost users have the hpadvisordock.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of hpadvisordock.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How stable is HP Advisor Dock?
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 hpadvisordock.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00237% CPU23686.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
23.63 MB RAM109.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 38 /min1.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
300 GDI objects200.0%
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\dock\hpadvisordock.exe

Are there other versions of HP Advisor Dock?

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 Advisor Dock.

What else is related?

HP Advisor Dock Stability

hpadvisordock.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Mqkdskptelenn vlt (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Mqkdskptelenn vlt (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hpadvisordock.exe
Name: HP Advisor Dock
Description: HP Advisor Dock
Version: 3, 4, 10144, 3282
Size: 1.63 MB
Original file name: HP Advisor Dock

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0205285465%
Privileged CPU: 0.0181598680%
User CPU: 0.00236867844077%
Privileged CPU time: 59436381 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 156,549 ms
CPU cycle count: 658,267,085
CPU cycle count /min: 54,828,759
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 267.01 MB
Peak committed memory: 274.01 MB
Paged memory: 23.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 23.92 MB
Paged system memory: 301.28 KB
Non-paged system memory: 128.5 KB
Working set memory: 35.43 MB
Peak working set memory: 36.02 MB
Min working set memory: 35.35 MB
Private memory: 23.63 MB
Page faults: 21,438
Page faults /min: 56
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 13,896
Read operations /min: 37
Total read transfer: 677.8 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.79 MB
Total write operations: 12
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 13.32 KB
Write transfer /min: 36 Bytes
Total other operations: 13,520
Other operations /min: 36
Total other transfer: 285.22 KB
Other Transfer /min: 769 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 300
Peak GDI objects: 306
USER objects: 192
Peak USER objects: 193
Handle count average: 323
Thread count average: 89

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\Dock\HPAdvisorDock.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: HPAdvisorDock
Command: "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\Dock\HPAdvisorDock.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 8759845095580093f74cf788ea6d2c86
SHA-1: 90cc6885dd46f1de9019e71324da69514b02758f
SHA-256: 0e1a90b0c97efca14030ea29558868b1ef077897e321fd077a37db60cabeefb7

PE image details

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