Should I block it?

45% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions 25.00% 75.00%



HP Support Assistant by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove HPSAUpgrade.exe
MD5:   bd7734c613c356c2cbeb0174beab8ec0
SHA1:   e088de280deee5f39b29a3709114f26b09a66e97
SHA256:   f432f589426c3c8b5d173c88198254814a14b412aba85f625155610189cdcb0d

What is HPSAUpgrade.exe?

HP Support Assistant Updater is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

About HPSAUpgrade.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:hpsaupgrade.exe
Product name:HP Support Assistant
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\hewlett-packard\hpsaupgrade3\hpsaupgrade.exe
File version:
Size:1.19 MB (1,248,312 bytes)
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
More details


Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'HPSA Upgrade' runs on logon in the path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'
  • Entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\Hewlett-Packard\HP Assistant\HPSA Upgrade'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 66.67% of HP Support Assistant.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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