Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

61.081.635.00 50.00%
61.081.634.00 50.00%


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
RegQueryValueExW, RegSetValueExW, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExW
GetUserDefaultUILanguage, LoadLibraryExW, CreateThread, OpenEventW, CreateEventW, CloseHandle, GetExitCodeThread, SetEvent, LoadResource, FindResourceExW, EnumResourceTypesW, EnumResourceNamesW, EnumResourceLanguagesW, SetLastError, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, lstrcmpiW, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, DeleteCriticalSection, LoadLibraryW, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, InitializeCriticalSection, Sleep, lstrlenW, CompareStringW, SetThreadPriority, GetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, GetCommandLineA, GetVersionExA, RtlUnwind, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, RaiseException, GetModuleHandleA, ExitProcess, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentThreadId, SetHandleCount, GetStdHandle, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, GetModuleFileNameA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, WideCharToMultiByte, FreeLibrary, HeapDestroy, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, WriteFile, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, OutputDebugStringA, HeapSize, LoadLibraryA, GetModuleHandleW, LCMapStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, LCMapStringW, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, GetLocaleInfoA, SetFilePointer, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, VirtualProtect, GetSystemInfo, VirtualQuery, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, CreateFileA, FlushFileBuffers, WaitForSingleObject, ResetEvent, GetProcAddress, GetLastError, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetVersionExW, LocalAlloc, GetPrivateProfileStringW, LocalFree
SetJobW, ClosePrinter, OpenPrinterW, GetPrinterDriverW
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Language Monitor by Hewlett-Packard Company

Remove hpz3l696.dll
Version:   61.081.634.00
MD5:   92e8be90c604a8dfe671a4b0fa427976
SHA1:   edd2826369326a1dd33b11f2e704d457c4389b8e
SHA256:   82c1454749a6914f4bf73a428bbc258d0ca792d8c5d266496a796d1a4b1a3885

What is hpz3l696.dll?

The HP printer language monitor filters RAW data as it is being sent from the printer driver to the port monitor, which sends the data to the port. The language monitor also controls aspects of the communication with a printer and implements a bidirectional communication method which allows status and configuration feedback from the printer to the printer driver and print queue and is called teh print spooler and is required to communcate with the HP printer.


hpz3l696.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process.


File name:hpz3l696.dll
Publisher:Hewlett-Packard Company
Product name:Language Monitor
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\hpz3l696.dll
File version:61.081.634.00
Size:128 KB (131,072 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
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Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 75.00% of Language Monitor.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 100.00%
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