100, 0, 1, 0 4.41%
80, 1, 1, 0 26.44%
80, 1, 1, 0 27.12%
80, 1, 1, 0 3.39%
80, 1, 1, 0 11.53%
80, 1, 1, 0 6.10%
80, 1, 1, 0 0.34%
80, 1, 1, 0 1.02%
80, 1, 1, 0 0.34%
80, 1, 1, 0 0.68%
80, 1, 0, 0 13.22%
80, 1, 0, 0 5.42%



hpwuSchd Application by Hewlett-Packard Company (Signed)

Remove hpwuschd2.exe


There are 12 versions of hpwuschd2.exe in the wild, the latest version being 100, 0, 1, 0. hpwuschd2.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 53.19 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Hewlett-Packard Company by VeriSign. The programs HP Driver Diagnostics, HP Update and HP Unload DLL Patch have been observed as installing specific variations of hpwuschd2.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0008% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 1.2 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.28 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 394 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is hpwuschd2.exe?

hpwuSchd Application Updater (hpwuschd2.exe) 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.


File name:hpwuschd2.exe
Product name: hpwuSchd Application
Description:hpwuSchd Application
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\hpwuschd2.exe
Original name:hpwuSchd.exe
Issued to:Hewlett-Packard Company
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Sunday, December 18, 2011

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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of hpwuschd2.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'HP Software Update' → C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe

VersionsAll file variations of hpwuschd2.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
062f3db9afa9c3ce0da52f28595c0c6d c435375c7fe1b396af6bf996694882a6d3235385 48 KB
c637fc4638a96165256b28d38de7b953 3d604811b3ed161aab3be7b7f0f95ecc0543b8ad 48.05 KB
ce5c9977da751ddc30952ac4dcbca788 e3b9de0c307b6f9957d21891dc3f85ddd5e0e12c 48.05 KB
6e95474cb9e22bc9768efa176c6a0a29 2632b2cc2cec152cefe56f16f0dd7a180e683844 48.05 KB
d658ab1b55127d18dcfbcac8caaea522 ea95b1d7116c62a4fa994a4d0e07174c537fa91a 48.05 KB
4d83dc461f8f4370274cf6e9ac9a34f4 7da7be9a32e59571978dbf97e0bc529352c31039 48.05 KB
690a6df02625a46abee250c6151b7fba ae4f4581ffd23b95049bda3869b65023d6d43ab2 53.3 KB
95d0ea1becad6d781c3d09aec1295e8f caab01f09311e51e206193dea07c141d3f6c9a9b 48.05 KB
fdd4f5f7c4bad248ab16233a1639c078 e8bd2e2d29e2732a20b53d5bc5a5de99ab2843af 48.05 KB
34d296afc913e302953c70463ef09a48 d442072c6a0c078106ccf928ab53a7b70eaa5640 93.8 KB
5516c26a6af8eb4e2cab48ec98a74398 237532fe906b560c5563b65960490b66639084aa 53.3 KB
21293443961a4e2597453ee7a9347f22 9c0908063aab59067800b156783e83a1d0410e6c 53.55 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.19%
Windows 8 Pro 7.47%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.47%
Windows 7 Professional 3.20%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.85%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.49%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.14%
Windows 8.1 1.42%
Windows Vista Business 1.42%
Windows 7 Starter 1.42%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.07%
Windows 8 1.07%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 0.71%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.36%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.36%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 54.91% of hpwuSchd Application.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 37.05%
Dell 16.07%
Toshiba 13.39%
Sony 9.82%
ASUS 6.25%
Acer 5.80%
Intel 4.46%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 1.79%
American Megatrends 0.89%
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