As a temporary workaround for HP CUE Device Discovery Service HPQDDSVC error, you can try disabling the service from the services window. Follow the below steps to disable the HP CUE DeviceDiscovery Service HPQDDSVC service.
Click on Start--->Run(in case of vista type services.msc in search above the start)
Type Services.msc in Run
Windows Service will open
Find the HP CUE Device Discovery Service
Right-click on HP CUE Device Discovery Service and click Properties.
In the Next window
For Startup type select Disabled.
Click Apply then close the Window.
Restart your computer.
I will keep posted here if i find a better workaround or path to fix this particular issue.