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Application using this process: HP Imaging
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What is hpqdirec.exe doing on my computer?
If you have an HP branded imaging device (e.g. a scanner), Hpqdirec.exe is one of the legitimate processes that come with its installation package. If you are no longer using your HP device, but still have Hpqdirec.exe running on your PC, you can possibly remove it without causing any harm.
Non-system processes like hpqdirec.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.
Is hpqdirec.exe harmful?
Can I stop or remove hpqdirec.exe?
Is hpqdirec.exe CPU intensive?
Why is hpqdirec.exe giving me errors?Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.
Why do I have multiple instances of hpqdirec.exe?
Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.
hpqdirec.exe is known to have 1 other instances:
HP Director application
hpqdirec.exe is a HP Director application from Hewlett-Packard Co read more »