Jump to content

OA5.1 Popup Asking "What to do"

Recommended Posts

I have recently installed OA5.1 and got two popups right after boot up concerning the program hpdbfawep.exe. This program was flagged as "unrecognized" during the setup Safety Check ("Auto-runs that need attention"). I have an HP LaserJet printer, and seeing the "hp" in the program name, I was "persuaded" to label this "Allow" during setup. The popups said this program "wants to get a list of files" and "wants to create an .exe program". These phrases were worrisome so, I blocked both popups. How can I determine if this program is legitimate regarding the proper operation of my printer?

In case it matters, the following locations were cited in the popups:



c:\Windows\Tasks\HP wep.job

I'd greatly appreciate any ideas/suggestions. :)

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 weeks later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...