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What's The Benefit To Having HPDetect On Desktop PC

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    St. Augustine
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    windows 8.1 64, LT -Windows 10 Home 64

    What's The Benefit To Having HPDetect On Desktop PC

    New Desktop (HP Pavilion 500-075). Is there any significant benefit to keeping HPDetect on the system? When it runs it seems to require an unusual amount of CPU resources and it seems to run every several days and I can't find a way to set a schedule for it to run. Would there be any adverse effects if uninstalled?

    Just Wondering


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    It is usually used for the automatic detection of installed HP products for support purposes.
    If you don't plan on using HP support, you can uninstall it, or disable it from the Task Manager/Startup.
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What's The Benefit To Having HPDetect On Desktop PC
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