What Is hkcmd.exe? Virus, Malware Or A Safe Program?

Process or task name:

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

File type:

Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.

What is it:

Hkcmd.exe is a program that most likely arrived on your pc when you first purchased it. This most likely was preinstalled software on your computer. This program comes installed with Intel multimedia devices. The actual disk location for this file is below, always verify this to make sure yours is in the proper location, as many spyware or virus related programs attempt to fool you. This hkcmd.exe file program goes by the name Intel Hotkey and it allows you to configure various devices and can run diagnostics against these. This file is considered a safe file, and is not considered spyware, virus or malware related. Visit hkcmd.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 hkcmd.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?

This file should be found at C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe

Is hkcmd.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 hkcmd.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove hkcmd.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.

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