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Windows 7: What are these programs on startup?

23 Dec 2012   #1
Nathan02

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
What are these programs on startup?

  • hpwuschd application
  • HP Digital Imaging

Do I need these programs on start-up? I have no idea what it is.. thanks in advance.


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23 Dec 2012   #2
marsmimar

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Both of these programs belong to Hewlitt Packard (HP). The first is an update scheduler and the second is a software program usually installed as part of an HP printer. So I'm guessing (since you don't show any system specs) that you have an HP computer and/or an HP printer.

Neither of these programs are needed at startup. From a previous Forum thread, one of the Forum experts suggests:

What startup programs are necessary?
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23 Dec 2012   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Here's the detail on the first one. Up to you whether you want to run it at startup.
HPWuSchd.exe Windows process - What is it?

And here's the detail for the second one:
disable the startup loading of my digital imaging monitor - HP Support Forum - 1051137
again your choice to run it at start up or not. Neither are system files so you can disable them if you wish.
PS I found these answers very quickly by just using Google!!!
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24 Dec 2012   #4
Nathan02

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks guys
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24 Dec 2012   #5
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

You're welcome, Nathan. Happy Holidays.
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