Process name: HP Imaging

Application using this process: HP Imaging


Process name: HP Imaging

Application using this process: HP Imaging


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Process name: HP Imaging

Application using this process: HP Imaging

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What is hpqste08.exe doing on my computer?

hpqste08.exe is a process installed alongside HP Imaging devices and provides additional configuration options for these devices.

This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.

Non-system processes like hpqste08.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.

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is hpqste08.exe 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.
hpqste08.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove hpqste08.exe?

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. hpqste08.exe is used by 'HP Imaging'.This is an application created by 'HP'. To stop hpqste08.exe permanently uninstall 'HP Imaging' 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.

Is hpqste08.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is hpqste08.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 hpqste08.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.

hpqste08.exe is known to have 1 other instances:

If you have an HP branded imaging device (e.g. a scanner), hpqste08 ... read more »

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