How to Remove “HPDeviceService.exe”

What is HPDeviceService.exe?


HPDeviceService.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. This process is known as HP DCS Device Service and it belongs to the HP Device Communication Services. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of HPDeviceService.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by HPDeviceService.exe ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the HPDeviceService.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 5:40 pm
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No N/A N/A Canada
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No N/A N/A United States
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