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What is hpqste08.exe?

Part of HP Digital Imaging by Hewlett-Packard Co.

What is it?

HP CUE Status Root is part of HP’s Digital Imaging utilities which are bundled with many HP printer drivers as well as various HP printers, scanners and digital cameras. The utility adds functionality to HP devices from managing settings to instantly activating the device from Windows. The digital imaging software also enables the computer to recognize equiptment as an HP device.
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How does hpqste08.exe run?

Process - hpqste08.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-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).


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About 0.5% of all Boost users have the hpqste08.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of hpqste08.exe users, 89.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hpqste08.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.03455% CPU345512.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.05 MB RAM28.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          340 /min15.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
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\hpqste08.exe

Are there other versions of HP Digital Imaging?

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)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

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: hpqste08.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard Co. (verified)
Name: HP Digital Imaging
Description: HP CUE Status Root
Product version:
Size: 170.85 KB
Original file name: HPQSTE00.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: 0.0360548788%
Privileged CPU: 0.0015036614%
User CPU: 0.03455121739541%
Privileged CPU time: 1638.01 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 5 ms
CPU cycle count: 592,301,376
CPU cycle count /min: 13,978,592
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.5 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.05 MB
Paged memory: 6.05 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.84 MB
Paged system memory: 152.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.09 KB
Working set memory: 12.51 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.54 MB
Min working set memory: 12.35 MB
Private memory: 6.05 MB
Page faults: 51,843
Page faults /min: 148
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,672
Read operations /min: 16
Total read transfer: 177.42 MB
Read transfer /min: 519.63 KB
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 232 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 64,426
Other operations /min: 184
Total other transfer: 22.65 KB
Other Transfer /min: 66 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 11
Handle count average: 167
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe" -CtxID "#Hewlett-Packard#HP Photosmart Prem C410 series#1306088549" -Startup

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: c180e890ffe0fded8306427d3c836af2
SHA-1: 2d90e54581708d788501ccd8c8839053121a3cec
SHA-256: 0225c2b9a20e55355b9f73f6cfaf507717bc33309b6bcce6ca09b2c75864f92f

PE image details

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