How to Remove “hpbpro.exe”

What is hpbpro.exe?

hpbpro.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Hewlett-Packard Company. This process is known as PortResolver Module and it belongs to the PortResolver Module application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of hpbpro.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by hpbpro.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 start-up.

  • Problem during program start-up.

  • 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 hpbpro.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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from hpbpro.exe malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with hpbpro.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

 

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2011 at 5:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable c6b98a2f0cae9684
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871274e5
88e0e26705535a29
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 46,
0
1, 0, 46,
0
Turkey N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable 670fad21714b0f9d
2c7ec1acfa2729c5
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 42,
0
1, 0, 42,
0
Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 August 2008 at 11:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable d8d6b23ed95e4317
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N/A No 1, 0, 45,
0
1, 0, 45,
0
Internal Submission
2 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable 6ee8bb5725976975
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596b8d4c
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No 1, 0, 50,
0
1, 0, 50,
0
Internal Submission
3 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable 05c851b82c9c8b76
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cb863102
7ca1ffd42c2c6060
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No 1, 0, 46,
0
1, 0, 46,
0
Internal Submission
4 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable b10a80853def34ff
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No 1, 0, 44,
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0
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