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What is hkcmd.exe? Intel Hotkeys

Vendor:      Intel Corporation
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Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Purpose: hkcmd.exe is part of the drivers for boards with Intel 81x graphics chips. Allows you to define hotkey combinations to change video resolutions. This is not something that most users do often, and it can be done through Control Panel (Intel Graphics icon) or Desktop Properties pretty quickly. We recommend stopping this task to save resources and prevent accidental use of the hotkey feature.

hkcmd.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 5.27%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
hkcmd.exe

MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xcce89a46fb28f3a5bb833052eb8707b3 2/1/2015 12:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 174 KB
2 Status 0x3a9978c5caec77771ff28eb7a3889639 1/30/2015 6:08:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.2209 Intel Hotkeys 112 KB
3 Status 0xc3044d0f7f77fe18f7fbe963ae948809 1/29/2015 4:03:00 AM Unknown 3.0.0.4543 Intel Hotkeys 76 KB
4 Status 0xcbdeb4b87d07bc5f775ce4a96d9c24a5 1/27/2015 2:43:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.4659 Intel Hotkeys 84 KB
5 Status 0x58363f21cd05bac7263259265e34c5c0 1/25/2015 11:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
6 Status 0x697984645e02e9fa59ee09b38eaa6fc5 1/25/2015 3:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
7 Status 0xca8f80b3ef976cd18b56a2011cb41389 1/23/2015 3:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 169 KB
8 Status 0xff0097c211eb4db5e20adb1ec15666d3 1/22/2015 2:48:00 PM Unknown 6.14.10.4864 Intel Hotkeys 162 KB
9 Status 0x12867cfb63f08a0458c91980552d54c4 1/22/2015 1:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 0 KB
10 Status 0xe2104096c9033add333baeae475f921e 1/22/2015 12:04:00 AM Unknown 7.14.10.1322 Intel Hotkeys 150 KB
11 Status 0xb02c9bbe6baaddc351c502f1010d43db 1/18/2015 10:01:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.4704 Intel Hotkeys 118 KB
12 Status 0x669a3b9f84c088c14721e2fb56341ed6 1/18/2015 4:52:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.3856 Intel Hotkeys 116 KB
13 Status 0x4ad80cc54c771bb83abcd779a6142170 1/16/2015 4:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
14 Status 0x4aa4deb55d61beb851d5a12089e990d3 1/13/2015 10:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 162 KB
15 Status 0x50b5db864e5f6d57fceaec5498da9144 1/13/2015 2:56:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
16 Status 0x9ef0f0cc9b413783c0b79d850cdf10b3 1/11/2015 3:40:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.3924 Intel Hotkeys 124 KB
17 Status 0x8b48f0ae425ca221af743715dedfa26d 1/10/2015 4:46:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.4277 Intel Hotkeys 124 KB
18 Status 0x57a789dc4984ad1f5ce49f52104f2e87 1/9/2015 9:30:00 PM Unknown 3,0,0,1918 Intel Hotkeys 112 KB
19 Status 0x6ff785de489cb826dd3fbd59faa1eb1e 1/8/2015 6:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 174 KB
20 Status 0xbf61c12cfc9cd5192883890ebb4874f8 1/8/2015 4:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 169 KB
21 Status 0x9822794c7eaa09fb2d10ac287d1c6306 1/5/2015 1:56:00 AM Unknown 3.0.0.3984 Intel Hotkeys 124 KB
22 Status 0x0ac7a7e1293322f9fc415bae839600e3 1/3/2015 5:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
23 Status 0xcc7e94ad8e6fb9455c1f6f0857acb7a5 12/29/2014 1:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 172 KB
24 Status 0xe1997e3312a591649ae8a456a5658d0e 12/27/2014 11:45:00 AM Unknown 6.14.10.4833 Intel Hotkeys 158 KB
25 Status 0xc8b9c447c4053884be293aedc6feab87 12/19/2014 8:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 167 KB



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