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What is hpobnz08.exe?

Hpobnz08.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if hpobnz08.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Hpobnz08.exe file information

The process known as HP OfficeJet COM Device Objects belongs to software hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series or HP Foto e Imagem (version 2.0) by Hewlett-Packard Co (www.hp.com).

Description: Hpobnz08.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. hpobnz08.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - typically C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 323,646 bytes (98% of all occurrences) or 16,384 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/hpobnz08.exe.html 
The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Hpobnz08.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If problems with hp psc 2170 series or HP Photo and Imaging 1.0 - HP come up, you may also uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify hpobnz08.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "hp psc 2000 Series" can run at start up. System Tray icon indicating when the printer is ready. Can be started manually with HP Director but takes time to start

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hpobnz08.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the hpobnz08.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Part of Helwett Packard PSC device driver
  darko   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of hpobnz08.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
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