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Process name: Hewlett Packard Software Update Scheduler
Application using this process: Hewlett Packard Software Update Scheduler
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is hpwuschd2.exe doing on my computer?
hpwuschd2.exe is usually associated with HP Product Assistant and it is required by the HP printer software updater agent. hpwuschd2 process is used by HP Update Scheduler and checks for updates to HP software online. Usually, hpwuschd2.exe is added as a start-up entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, RunServicesOnce entry in the Windows registry or the task scheduler. This process can also be managed from the MSCONFIG. Although this process hpwuschd2 is not required by the operating system to function, stopping this process might conflict with the printer driver update.
Non-system processes like hpwuschd2.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.