What is HPNotify.exe?

HPNotify.exe is part of TODO: <Product name> and developed by TODO: <Company name> according to the HPNotify.exe version information.

HPNotify.exe's description is "TODO: <File description>"

HPNotify.exe is digitally signed by Thinknice Co., Limited.

HPNotify.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\STab\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected HPNotify.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on HPNotify.exe:

Product nameTODO: <Product name>
Company nameTODO: <Company name>
File descriptionTODO: <File description>
Internal nameSupHPNot.exe
Original filenameSupHPNot.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014
Product version4,0,1,1244
File version4,0,1,1244

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameTODO: <Product name>
Company nameTODO: <Company name>
File descriptionTODO: <File description>
Internal nameSupHPNot.exe
Original filenameSupHPNot.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2014
Product version4,0,1,1244
File version4,0,1,1244

Digital signatures [?]

HPNotify.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameThinknice Co., Limited
Certificate issuer nameGlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2
Certificate serial number11217b1525408e122e96f2fc3cb018a64466

VirusTotal report

1 of the 55 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the HPNotify.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
McAfee-GW-Edition BehavesLike.Win32.Dropper.jh
1 of the 55 anti-virus programs detected the HPNotify.exe file.

Folder name variants

HPNotify.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files (x86)\STab\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to hpnotify.exe:

hpnotify.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

hpnotify.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

TODO: has stopped working.

End Program - hpnotify.exe. This program is not responding.

hpnotify.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

hpnotify.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with HPNotify.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with HPNotify.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with HPNotify.exe. 98% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 1063 users.

User vote results: There were 1042 votes to remove and 21 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with HPNotify.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

flopy anonimous writes

0 thumbs

Yo he eliminado el archivo HPNotify.exe con el Antivirus Baidu desde la carpeta Archivos de programa(X86)}carpeta Tabs y click sobre esta carpeta excoger el antivirus y eliminar archivos!!

# 8 Dec 2014, 15:33

Roger Karlsson writes

-1 thumb

Google Translate of Flopy's comment:

"I deleted the file HPNotify.exe with Baidu Antivirus from the program files folder } ( X86 ) folder tabs and click on this folder excoger antivirus and delete files !!"

# 9 Jan 2015, 2:11

Artur writes

3 thumbs

mine was in Xtab folder of program files.Removed

# 11 Jan 2015, 13:19

Saman writes

2 thumbs

This is good tool to remove HPnotify.exe virus. I recommend this for all. Thank you.

# 12 Jan 2015, 4:58

Ashu writes

5 thumbs

For me it was in Xtab folder in (program file(x86)) .I removed the folder

# 14 Jan 2015, 3:29

Roger Karlsson writes

1 thumb

Thank you for the feedback. Good to hear you got the HPNotify.exe file off your machines.

# 14 Jan 2015, 12:54

SharkSteps writes

8 thumbs

C:\Program Files (x86)\XTab
He has an uninstall processe and then delete the folder

# 19 Jan 2015, 8:23

JOSE writes

2 thumbs


# 7 Mar 2015, 8:34

justice writes

2 thumbs

"For me it was in Xtab folder in (program file(x86)) .I removed the folder"- had same place like this guy.

# 1 Apr 2015, 11:32

seal writes

3 thumbs

It somehow tunrs into another phase...I found it in Xtab folder in (program file(x86)) thanks

# 15 Apr 2015, 20:07

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