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HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPHC_Service.exe


There are 8 versions of hphc_service.exe in the wild, the latest version being It is started as a Windows Service called 'HP Health Check Service'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 122.04 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Hewlett-Packard Company by VeriSign. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0004% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 31.47 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 1.43 KB per minute.

What is hphc_service.exe?

HP Support Assistant is an HP application that helps maintain PC performance and resolve problems through automated updates and tune-ups, built-in diagnostics, and a choice of assistance options. Depending on the version of HP Support Assistant and various settings, HP Support Assistant can be launched through the Windows taskbar.

About hphc_service.exe (from Hewlett-Packard Company)

HP Support Assistant helps you maintain your PC and avoid or resolve problems using automated updates and self-help options. One simple menu guides you to expert support should you need it. And it’s r


File name:hphc_service.exe
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Company
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp health check\hphc_service.exe
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Windows Service
Display name:HP Health Check Service


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of hphc_service.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • HP Health Check Service

VersionsAll file variations of hphc_service.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
45a12cacb97b4f15858fcfd59355a1e9 10391509934b9437962136382b9b04f224e2f5ce 122.55 KB
7a24ad37416b91e4b5e5b46bd25c075f 0da3fd03e75eb77fd9be5976ae8930350d6f8e2c 123.55 KB
be78357fb49759b79ccc01894bcfdddb e36775312328a34f9bd3585e36aa62a254dd74d4 123.55 KB
be78357fb49759b79ccc01894bcfdddb e36775312328a34f9bd3585e36aa62a254dd74d4 123.55 KB
b4f7a0329dcb018119e86aec75dc4f9a d96bbd9c37895da6988ae67dd5169c8ad4622be9 123.05 KB
37965381364b2e106e1dd7d74cdcaa43 8ad0699ec6490ad67622749a3c922ea90427265e 123.05 KB
3f4add4196e2b860019539837be305f9 d18df83e81fd3b613e826a21c6e79a8a2ebfa486 118.5 KB
f859f81a4c3aa52fbd734434dafe1647 371f38243e3a05ceedb895d1de95ea87a8ccea5e 118.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.42%
Windows 8 Pro 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.16% of HP Support Assistant.
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