hpoddt01.exe is a process installed alongside the HP 2170 printer and allows for access to configuration and diagnostics for this product. "This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. "
Non-system processes like hpoddt01.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues