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Danger level 5
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

HpUI.exe

HpUI.exe is an executable file that is part of SupTab configuration. It means that if you are looking for a way to remove HpUI.exe from your computer, you most probably will have to deal with SupTab as well. The file might also remain on your computer after you have terminated the related application. In such a case, it is highly recommended to run a full system scan with a powerful antispyware tool to detect all the other potentially malicious files. Removing the files automatically with a licensed antispyware tool would be your best choice in this situation.

On the other hand, we cannot exactly say that HpUI.exe or SupTab are detrimental to your system security. Users can find SupTab on various websites where it is promoted as a useful plug-in for Internet Explorer. Consequently, it also means that this application does not affect Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome – it is made only for Internet Explorer. If you want, you can check the main page for SupTab on Facebook via facebook.com/lightningnewtabforie. Lightning new tab for IE us just another name for SupTab. There might be several applications that uses different names, but virtually are the same. If you do not have SupTab installed, but HpUI.exe is still present on your system, it is very likely that you have an app related to SupTab on board.

We have established that this browser plug-in is not malicious. However, there are times when it may come bundled with potentially dangerous applications. According to our security research, SupTab is often bundled with Awesomehp.com. This search engine is a dangerous browser hijacker that should not be taken lightly. In that aspect, HpUI.exe and SupTab function more like good signs that there might be dangerous programs installed on your computer. Not to mention that if this browser plug-in came together with a browser hijacker, you most probably did not even notice how it got installed on your computer.

Hence, if it was not your intention to have SupTab on your system, you should uninstall it and remove HpUI.exe completely. While you are at it, scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner in search for other potential threats. It is very likely that you have a lot of unwanted applications on your system because such freeware apps often travel in groups.

To make sure that your computer is safe, get yourself a powerful computer security application that would help you safeguard your system against potential threats. At the same time, you will be able to remove all the unwanted files (HpUI.exe included) automatically.

How to remove SupTab

Windows 8

  1. Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove SupTab.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove SupTab.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and navigate to Control panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall SupTab.

Should you have any further questions related to your system security, you can always leave us a comment in the box below this description.

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How to manually remove HpUI.exe

Files associated with HpUI.exe infection:

STab_Down_6.0.6.8.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.619.exe
STab_v4.0.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.777_noblank_amy.exe
RSHP.exe
cmdshell.exe
XTab_4.0.2.1716.exe
uninstall.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.749_noblank.exe
XTab.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.591.exe
SupTab_ns_v5.8.8.640.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.777_noblank.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.496.exe
search~1.dll
SupTab_Setup448.exe
XTab_Setup1987.exe
PluginUpdate.exe
ProtectService.exe
HPNotify.exe
Loader64.exe
STab_Down.exe
PluginService.exe
SupTab.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.1580_noblank_amy.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.640.exe
XTab_Setup1998.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.865_noblank.exe
XTab_v4.0.exe
OneTab.dll
cfgdrv32.cfg
SupTab_Setup302.exe
SupTab.dll
cfgdrv64.cfg
SupTab_v5.8.8.864_noblank.exe

HpUI.exe DLL's to remove:

OneTab.dll
search~1.dll
SupTab.dll

HpUI.exe processes to kill:

SupTab_v5.8.8.619.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.640.exe
PluginUpdate.exe
XTab_4.0.2.1716.exe
STab_Down.exe
HPNotify.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.864_noblank.exe
STab_v4.0.exe
cmdshell.exe
SupTab_ns_v5.8.8.640.exe
SupTab_Setup448.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.777_noblank_amy.exe
RSHP.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.865_noblank.exe
PluginService.exe
SupTab_Setup302.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.777_noblank.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.496.exe
XTab_v4.0.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.591.exe
STab_Down_6.0.6.8.exe
uninstall.exe
XTab_Setup1998.exe
SupTab.exe
ProtectService.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.749_noblank.exe
XTab_Setup1987.exe
SupTab_v5.8.8.1580_noblank_amy.exe
Loader64.exe
XTab.exe
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