How to Remove “HpqToaster.exe”

What is HpqToaster.exe?

HpaToaster.exe is a legitimate file launched by the Hewlett-Packard company. Also known as HpqToaster Module or HP Wireless Assistant, this file is used for running processes like HP Backup and Recovrey , HP CAM, etc. By default, it is located in c:\program under HP folder. Malware programmers write files mimicking the name HpaToaster.exe to spread virus over the interent.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with HpqToaster.exe malware?

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

Step 2: If you notice HpqToaster.exe located outside the designated c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

How to remove the HpqToaster.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the HpqToaster.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 December 2008 at 8:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 036c4c49d2134a65
b04289231c28ba09
8ffb1211
26f996cac782f901
c9dac2aef6e80dc1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 1, 4 1, 0, 1, 4 Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable e2610ebde49a2350
339261d231bd41b7
6bad8bc9
02aae35abc5aee70
dc4f7fe0e94a2fdf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 10, 1,
6
1, 10, 1,
6
Kuwait N/A
3 N/A Executable a994307742e03524
a88e35f0abd1cc88
48f615f5
ab767cf8f575d566
1e9e29907080c5c0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 10, 1,
6
1, 10, 1,
6
Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable d73e67cd673a1354
28a79a4dde923bd8
a762bebe
af813451f8f6c172
8590505ca1bb93ad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.j2
No 1, 0, 0, 7 1, 0, 0, 7 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 5b851d45fe11a0f5
fbd8cc0de98b2631
8a101ca0
4a54e7b39d626bbe
6fedbb8bb9882206
No 1, 10, 1,
3
1, 10, 1,
3
Canada
2 N/A Executable 43761780422b5387
713ceba21bcee89c
104a996b
0de3c7622ec33126
579b1742260f08c2
Yes 3, 0, 24,
1
3, 0, 24,
1
Germany
3 N/A Executable 43761780422b5387
713ceba21bcee89c
104a996b
0de3c7622ec33126
579b1742260f08c2
Yes 3, 0, 24,
1
3, 0, 24,
1
Norway
4 N/A Executable 2f2862228ddd35a4
74024625c8d2f31d
bcda4fb2
1edc4865c8003a02
51956835273904b1
Yes 1, 10, 1,
6
1, 10, 1,
6
Czech Republic
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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