What does the HPHC_Scheduler.exe file do?
The HPHC_Scheduler.exe process is also known as HP Health Check Scheduler or, as the case may be, HP Active Support Library and is a part of HP Active Support Library. This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of HPHC_Scheduler.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- HP Health Check Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- HP Health Check Scheduler 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)
- HPHC_Scheduler.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module HPHC_Scheduler.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about HPHC_Scheduler.exe HP Health Check Scheduler
HPHC_Scheduler.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. HPHC_Scheduler.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 50,696 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 75,008 bytes.
This HPHC_Scheduler program is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This HPHC_Scheduler.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. HPHC_Scheduler.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 0% 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 HPHC_Scheduler.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 HPHC_Scheduler?
|hphc_scheduler.exe is HP Health Check Scheduler from Hewlett-Packard. Comes with HP computers. |
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall HP Active Support Library
To remove HP Health Check Scheduler 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 HP Active Support Library in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if HPHC_Scheduler.exe (HP Health Check Scheduler) 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 HP Health Check Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for HP Health Check Scheduler 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 HPHC_Scheduler.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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