What Is HPDM.framework
What is HPDM.framework? It is an HP device management file installed on Mac computers to operate HP devices such as printers, scanners, and fax machines. If this file is damaged or deleted from your computer, you may experience printing, scanning, and faxing problems.
Recently, some users report that they receive the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” error message on their macOS. If you also receive it, you can continue to read the next part to find the solutions.
How to Fix HPDM.framework Will Damage Your Computer
Solution 1: Run a Virus Scan
Malware or virus infection of the computer can cause the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” issue. It’s advised you run your third-party antivirus software to do a virus scan for your Mac. After the virus scan, check if the HPDM.framework will damage your computer issue is fixed.
Solution 2: Delete All the HP Printers
How to fix HPDM.framework will damage your computer? The second solution is to delete all the HP printers on your macOS. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Go to System Preferences/Printers & Scanners and click your HP printer in the list on the left.
Step 2: Then click the minus sign near the bottom left corner of the Printers & Scanners box. That deletes the printer.
Step 3: Repeat for every HP printer in the list.
Solution 3: Delete All the HP Folders
Next, you can try to delete all the HP folders to get rid of the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” issue. The details are as follows:
In the printer folder/library folder/Mac hard drive, find the HP folders and delete them. You will be asked to provide the password of your Mac user because they want to make sure you have the right to perform such actions.
After that, you can add your HP printer again to check if the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” issue has gone.
Solution 4: Use HP Print and Scan Doctor
The last method for you to fix the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” issue is using the HP Print and Scan Doctor. The instructions are as follows:
Step 1: You need to download it on the official website.
Step 2: Open the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the HP Print and Scan Doctor.
Step 3: Run the HP Print and Scan Doctor. Then, click Start and follow the on-screen instructions to fix the issue.
These are some methods to fix the “HPDM.framework will damage your computer” issue. You can select one method that you want to use to have a try. Should you have any related issues, you can let us know in the comment.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Originally published at https://www.minitool.com on October 14, 2021.