This is a valid program, but it is up to you whether or not you want it to run on startup.
Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require further assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.
Command: %ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
Description: Wireless application bundled with HP computers that allows you to control different settings on the computer's wireless devices such as Bluetooth and WLAN.
File Location: %ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
Startup Type: This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry.
HijackThis Category: O4 Entry
Note: %ProgramFiles% refers to the Program Files folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files.
From Bleeping Computers user information -It just seems like the install/.exe file was not placed back when you did the reinstall
- Note: Any file can become infected -
Do you use Wireless or wired internet ?? If wired it is not required -
Edited by noknojon, 16 June 2010 - 07:55 AM.