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Application using this process: Hewlett-Packard WIA minidriver
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What is hpowiav1.dll doing on my computer?
hpowiav1.dll is a Hewlett-Packard WIA minidriver. It contains a small string table with short captions like "Device disconnected", in various languages.
Non-system processes like hpowiav1.dll 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.
Is hpowiav1.dll harmful?
This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
hpowiav1.dll is a safe process
Can I stop or remove hpowiav1.dll?
Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. hpowiav1.dll is used by 'Hewlett-Packard WIA minidriver'.This is an application created by 'Hewlett-Packard'. To stop hpowiav1.dll permanently uninstall 'Hewlett-Packard WIA minidriver' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.