What is hpdskflt.sys?

hpdskflt.sys is part of Hewlett-Packard Corporation Mobile Data Protection System and developed by Hewlett-Packard Corporation according to the hpdskflt.sys version information.

hpdskflt.sys's description is "HP Disk Filter"

hpdskflt.sys is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.

hpdskflt.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on hpdskflt.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameHewlett-Packard Corporation Mobile Data Protection System
Company nameHewlett-Packard Corporation
File descriptionHP Disk Filter
Internal namehpdskflt.sys
Original filenamehpdskflt.sys
Legal copyright? 2006 Hewlett-Packard Corporation
Product versionV1.0.4
File versionV1.0.4 built by: WinDDK

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

Product nameHewlett-Packard Corporation Mobile D..
Company nameHewlett-Packard Corporation
File descriptionHP Disk Filter
Internal namehpdskflt.sys
Original filenamehpdskflt.sys
Legal copyright? 2006 Hewlett-Packard Corporation
Product versionV1.0.4
File versionV1.0.4 built by: WinDDK

Digital signatures [?]

hpdskflt.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Hardware Compatibility PCA
Certificate serial number610e27d7000000000009

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD55953c0952e4dd2b25b9adef05ab0285c
SHA25627acb32edf5aef787a3ff453a2b66b7206bad1a178fad6aeffca7d3952aa446d

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User vote results: There were 52 votes to remove and 139 votes to keep

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Comments

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.

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(rainer) writes

2 thumbs

this driver appears to interfere with my xp safe boot - hangs on this. I have uninstalled hp drive protection software but the driver is still there and safeboot even minimal still tries to load it - why i'm not sure, would have thought it non-essential. Anyway, tempted to remove the blerry thing.

# 23 Jun 2012, 22:51

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