I returned my HP all in one printer because I don't want to deal with this crap. This software is produced by HP (www.hp.com). However, other functions of the printer driver might be disabled. I let the downloaded update go into the virus chest, then restored the HP PML Driver Update V1.0 Release 7 to the download folder (with exceptions w/r Avast).
Although it does take up 1meg of real RAM, somewhat unreasonable for what's essentially a card reader. Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HPZipm12.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Important: Some malware disguises itself as hpzipm12.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. HP Printer driver It wont stay away.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HPZipm12.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Any Errors Can be fixed via updates teknuhdyne annoying usage of the cpu 96-99%, doesn't hurt to end the process. HP PSC software uses it. I think hpzipm12.exe is causing my system configuration utility to malfunction.
This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls. It is installed as a part of drivers for Hewlett-Packard printers and used for providing the most significant functions and features, required by these devices to work properly. only happens with my online game though I have a HP printer (Photosmart 8230) and hpzipm12.exe is neither page-faulting at +20000/tick, connecting to the internet or leaking 25k every couple of something to that effect.
If I run into a problem, I'll put the file back in its proper place without the "x" prefix. Google Search for spyware MalwareBytes (spyware removal) Other Processes wltrysvc.exe jp2ssv.dll HPZipm12.exe wudfhost.exe lvcomsx.exe igfxtray.exe agrsmmsg.exe ccproxy.exe [all processes] Copyright © Neuber SoftwarePrivacy & Terms Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security hpzipm12.exe is loaded by the Hewlett-Packard PSC 2100, 2200, 4100, and 6100 series printer drivers. http://www.file.net/process/hpzipm12.exe.html Help!
Block IP Address Search Process / DLL Information Search TCP / UDP Ports Acronym Finder More for You! Available descriptions refer mostly to HP printers or all-in-ones involving inkjets. However, other functions of the printer driver might be disabled. Connection to 188.8.131.52 failed.
However, 7 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Inkjet-Printing/HPZipm12-exe-Please-help-me-get-rid-of-it/td-p/1219139 Example: xHPZipm.exe. Always HPZipm12 remained listed as running in the Task Manager list after startup. Recommended: Identify hpzipm12.exe related errors If hpzipm12.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 51% dangerous.
Brian Wallace says: August 13, 2010 at 2:06 pm HPZipm12.exe isn't needed just to make the printer function, you can disable it (in services or task manager). Fed-Up If HPZipm12.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 46% dangerous. Showing results for Search instead for Do you mean or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this It does not use cpu when the printer is on - only when sut off and then it goes nutz!
Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Free Online Tools! Not a threat or memory hog. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry. Tricky The file is shown as "Pml Driver HPZ12" in the services list on my Windows XP SP2 os.
What do you know about hpzipm12.exe: How would you rate it: < Please select > important for Windows or an installed application (++) seems to be needed (+) neither dangerous nor Click the Windows Start Button. The hpzipm12.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file.
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It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Logikal68 I'm going to delete this file since i have a Lexmark printer now Brian Niemi My antirootkit scanner found it, as dangerous. I continually get the"HPZipm12.exe-Application Error. Probable safe.
it is part of hp printer ! :)) if you cancel this process ! If a function does not work, manually start the PML driver service as described earlier in this document. HPZipm12.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. Avast, despite over 2000 false positive "reads" re this update, still sees it as a threat and puts it in the Virus Chest.
I have a HP multifunctional from some time, but I never had any problem with it. Jeff Hyder Needed for HP All-In-One Products... All comments about HPZipm12.exe: Annoyingly you have a pop-up as I open up my computer with he message"unable to find driver.I don't want this!! If you find this process takes a lot of CPU power, you may have a fake version installed, or you may have some spyware that has infected your computer since it
Terry HP driver AmarU_ Part of the processes installed when you set up your HP printer. Click Uninstall a program. Feel free to leave a comment below :) Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Closer to 0% cpu usage then 1%.
I returned my HP all in one printer because I don't want to deal with this crap. something to that effect. Service Name pml driver hpz12 Display Name pml driver hpz12 HijackThis Category O23 Entry Note %System% is a variable that refers to the Windows System folder.