hpqSTE08.exe file information
The process HP CUE Status or HP CUE Status Root belongs to the software hp digital imaging - hp all-in-one series or HP Photosmart Premier or HP Driver Diagnostics or HP Photo and Imaging 2.0 - by Hewlett-Packard Co (www.hp.com) or Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
hpqste08.exe is a process installed alongside HP Imaging devices and provides additional configuration options for these devices. "This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems."
Description: hpqSTE08.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows XP are 204,800 bytes (50% of all occurrence), 239,320 bytes, 151,552 bytes, 271,960 bytes, 239,192 bytes, 184,320 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If hpqSTE08.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder then the security rating is 22% dangerous. File size is 239,320 bytes. The program is not visible. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The file is digitally signed. File hpqSTE08.exe is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as hpqSTE08.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the hpqSTE08.exe process on your pc whether it is pest.