What does the hpztsb10.exe file do?
The hpztsb10.exe process is also known as hpztsb10.exe and is a part of HP DeskJet. This software is produced by HP (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of hpztsb10.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- hpztsb10.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- hpztsb10.exe 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)
- hpztsb10.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module hpztsb10.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about hpztsb10.exe hpztsb10.exe
hpztsb10.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Hpztsb10.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32.
The file size is 172,032 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The file has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Hpztsb10.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 10% 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 hpztsb10.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 hpztsb10?
|it appears to be some sort of monitoring or device driver for my HP deskjet 3840 series printer |
|nothing BUT i also have an HP deskjet 3840 series printer and i have this file of my computer so they must be related |
Summary: One user considers it harmless. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted hpztsb10.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall HP DeskJet
To remove hpztsb10.exe 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 HP DeskJet in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if hpztsb10.exe (hpztsb10.exe) 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 hpztsb10.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for hpztsb10.exe 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 hpztsb10.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.