hpsa_service.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if hpsa_service.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Framework\HPSA_Service.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is bb1fc298be53aab1e110f6e786bd8ac5.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the program is HP Support Assistant Service.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Author Hewlett-Packard Company.
Legal copyright notice ? 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P..
A digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.