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

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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: 01 November 2011 at 3:02 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 c887520b36b7bdff
3eaad6e24100e4d1
538f155c
e902e009217c493e
bf3828c454edcec7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 014.0.301.
000
014.0.301.
000
Senegal N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 46f59ed6d79663aa
2b981113b81109a4
3a936fd5
322187d357e74664
b9b66ff6eb3c7474
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b1
Yes 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Saudi Arabia N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 6cced79101358684
1323fa71b3f7199e
e0915905
1cd84b429fee025f
7a555ac5527f460c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,0,0,71 7,0,0,71 Mexico N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 4:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 29937f61d2109707
dc39f7a28f6f1177
75bce466
c5e0534a4e8d089c
3296374e978e7c5d
Yes 013.0.445.
000
013.0.445.
000
Portugal
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable d22103bfa1f79a3f
4c54537ff575f4f0
67953e17
bbcb7035103b4937
b0959e936d25578d
No 4,0,0,81 4,0,0,81 10.224.1.57/32
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 7dd0fc300ff55e08
d86f96ca6dd9c695
b4754b97
0e4cb6972fc58290
fa87ad24745f26f6
Yes 12,0,0,85 12,0,0,85 United States
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 3e5c8ac0e6a0dc5e
2264d49721478d57
156adeb9
224da723d490ca52
b9c1d2dea341afd2
Yes 014.0.304.
000
014.0.304.
000
10.100.19.136/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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