How to Remove “HPZPNP01.EXE”

What is HPZpnp01.exe?


HPZpnp01.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as HP Installer Plug And Play Plug in. It is associated with HP Installer developed by hewlett packard. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as HPZpnp01.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with HPZpnp01.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HPZpnp01.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • HPZpnp01.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible HPZpnp01.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove HPZpnp01.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove HPZpnp01.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2008 at 8:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 8ca197f02ea7970b
3dbb96f26dc11c5c
fd54b0dc
a2715864ef2c3496
db053d21ec287193
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 9,0,0,64 9,0,0,64 Poland N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 09f2b92d3448dec7
23d4435caaeaecdf
47693353
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,0,0,71 7,0,0,71 Pakistan N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable c887520b36b7bdff
3eaad6e24100e4d1
538f155c
e902e009217c493e
bf3828c454edcec7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 014.0.301.
000
014.0.301.
000
Senegal N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 385af1ba1ca47c5b
7374f412cfd98ab2
27f4da78
b3451f3c3704746e
c7b6be1bcf59baba
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Serbia N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 2:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable d64e1d23ea459f49
ace3a075b04db6a7
01f2228d
a2daedc5ab1bb565
b5f6d52318e54c24
Yes 11,0,0,76 11,0,0,76 United States
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable cad1255a74f14f6b
a3bbe7b35765171b
7ca38e25
30f7147a9af78397
8726dbc965db7181
Yes 9,0,0,64 9,0,0,64 Internal Submission
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 95f6d1786822b3b0
16fc42d1cd6a652d
94a8c570
e09384888d2f9fbf
80741f7e77ed4332
Yes 9,0,0,62 9,0,0,62 Spain
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 6b71016f461dad26
af3d2ecfbf9c350d
38eef087
b48aefd4a447c551
fbf23b11a175e116
No 5,3,0,75 5,3,0,75 10.100.19.9/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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