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What does the OrderReminder.exe file do?

The OrderReminder.exe process is also known as HP Cartridge Order Reminder and is a part of OrderReminder HP LaserJet (Version 1020) or, as the case may be, HP OrderReminder. This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of OrderReminder.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about OrderReminder.exe HP Cartridge Order Reminder

OrderReminder.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. OrderReminder.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 98,304 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This OrderReminder.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). OrderReminder.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 50% 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 OrderReminder.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 OrderReminder?

OrderReminder.exe is part of the HP Order Reminder utility that is installed with the HP LaserJet printer software and allows you to set specific times for reminders to check the current level of toner in the print cartridge - it also contains an Order Now link to a Web page that helps you order supplies online from a reseller of your choice.
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Summary: One user judges OrderReminder.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall OrderReminder HP LaserJet or HP OrderReminder

To remove HP Cartridge Order Reminder from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate OrderReminder HP LaserJet or HP OrderReminder in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if OrderReminder.exe (HP Cartridge Order Reminder) 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 Cartridge Order Reminder. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for HP Cartridge Order Reminder 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 OrderReminder.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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