keyhook.exe - Is keyhook.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is keyhook.exe?
Purpose of keyhook.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: keyhook.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
Keyhook.exe is a file which may have been on your computer since the day your bought it. The correct file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This file is known as the Acer Launch manager, and it is found on Acer computers. Using a name like keyhook.exe is a bad idea, especially in this age of spyware and adware, and this sounds like a keyboard hook program or keylogger file. Be aware as I believe many other programs also use this name or a similiar name. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit keyhook.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the keyhook.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive at C:\windows or system32 folder.


  • Is keyhook.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is keyhook.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove keyhook.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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