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What is hpqbam08.exe?

Part of HP Digital Imaging by Hewlett-Packard Co.

What is it?

HP CUE Alert Popup Window Objects is installed when you install a piece of Hewlett Packard hardware such as a printer or scanner onto your PC. It is used to communicate various function between the HP hardware and installed software.
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How does hpqbam08.exe run?

Process - hpqbam08.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hpqbam08.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hpqbam08.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hpqbam08.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpqbam08.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU222.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.4 MB RAM11.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe

Are there other versions of HP Digital Imaging?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard Co.

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: hpqbam08.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard Co. (verified)
Name: HP Digital Imaging
Description: HP CUE Alert Popup Window Objects
Version: 140.0.323.000
Product version:
Size: 551.85 KB
Original file name: HPQBAM00.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: Hewlett Packard
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/9/2009
Expiration date: 9/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000580078%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000357989%
User CPU: 0.00002220886902%
Privileged CPU time: 137.97 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 310,807,753
CPU cycle count /min: 123,507
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 63.11 MB
Peak committed memory: 66.06 MB
Paged memory: 2.4 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.5 MB
Paged system memory: 112.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.46 KB
Working set memory: 3.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.03 MB
Min working set memory: 3.11 MB
Private memory: 2.4 MB
Page faults: 2,660
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 26.95 KB
Read transfer /min: 9 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 346 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 743
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 33.13 KB
Other Transfer /min: 25 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 100
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe" -Embedding
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe" -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: b8d0f6bbe420c93491cad77ade5026a0
SHA-1: f971daf10876d6f3092c971640da8e884bb30137
SHA-256: 16fc53eb7814558926ae01b6c5bdcb7aaed3c3c047c434e01adde085c2ea97b5

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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