What does the hp1005mc.exe file do?
The hp1005mc.exe process is also known as SMLMProxy Module and is a part of SMLMProxy Module. This software is produced by Software (Version 2000 Limited). An obsolete or defective version of hp1005mc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SMLMProxy Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SMLMProxy Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- hp1005mc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module hp1005mc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about hp1005mc.exe SMLMProxy Module
hp1005mc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Hp1005mc.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32.
The file size is 69,632 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The hp1005mc file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 34% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves hp1005mc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about hp1005mc?
|it is a process related to the hp 1005mc printer driver. |
Summary: One user judges hp1005mc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted hp1005mc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall SMLMProxy Module
To remove SMLMProxy Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for SMLMProxy Module in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if hp1005mc.exe (SMLMProxy Module) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of SMLMProxy Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SMLMProxy Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or hp1005mc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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