What is the HPZipm12.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The HPZipm12.dll process is also known as PmlDrv Module or, as the case may be, Pml Driver HPZ12 (Pml Driver HPZ12) and is a part of 32 Bit HP CIO Components Installer or, as the case may be, Pml Driver HPZ12 (Pml Driver HPZ12). This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com) or, as the case may be, HP (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of HPZipm12.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PmlDrv Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PmlDrv 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)
- HPZipm12.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module HPZipm12.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about HPZipm12.dll PmlDrv Module
HPZipm12.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file HPZipm12.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,760 bytes (61% of all these files), 53,248 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. HPZipm12.dll is capable of modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 27% 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 HPZipm12.dll. 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 HPZipm12?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall 32 Bit HP CIO Components Installer or Pml Driver HPZ12
To remove PmlDrv Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate 32 Bit HP CIO Components Installer or Pml Driver HPZ12 in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if HPZipm12.dll (PmlDrv 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 PmlDrv Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PmlDrv 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 HPZipm12.dll 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.