I've seen this issue raised several times on the forum, but the HP response never adequately respond to the issue.
I'm trying to install the Essential Software and HP Easy Scan for OfficeJet Pro 8620. During installation, it prompts you to let "SWHelper" make changes to the computer. It doesn't say what this is or what changes it wants to make. When you search these forums, there are HP reps saying explicitly that SWHelper is not part of the HP software package. Yet, if you cancel the popup and deny SWHelper the requested permissions, it aborts the install.
Can someone from HP PLEASE explain what SWHelper is, what role it's playing in the driver package/why it's included, and what changes it's seeking to make. From the previous responses on this support forum, it makes it seem like the HP driver package contains malware--since the HP team is explicitly saying it's not their software/not included when it clearly is.
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