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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 0xab6f6eccc267a62f30f15e2ed5176c95 3/1/2015 1:36:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 166 KB
2 Status 0xdc531fb568696f1af552d9cba746789b 2/27/2015 4:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 166 KB
3 Status 0xd32ea5aff85b4570e36394f23509f556 2/27/2015 3:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
4 Status 0x0c2a2ca4ec14ab3559f279fdc7faf588 2/26/2015 4:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 311 KB
5 Status 0x89b18e4871a5b997eb5d6af88bb92486 2/24/2015 2:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
6 Status 0x7ef201c6e818c20e2a827ace51a6b2f9 2/22/2015 3:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
7 Status 0x4d8190315305ff98bf43151591cdb0a2 2/21/2015 7:21:00 PM Unknown 7.14.10.1227 Intel Hotkeys 150 KB
8 Status 0xa8b8e7a72dadf5a1a6db4f726494b085 2/18/2015 10:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 169 KB
9 Status 0xeb7e08304b07899b30b80f41d88179b6 2/16/2015 8:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
10 Status 0x54d776c2f34e274308d5664d07b400c1 2/13/2015 11:06:00 PM Unknown 7.14.10.1277 Intel Hotkeys 150 KB
11 Status 0xd5f7196ccde295f5950c34e047e5d96a 2/6/2015 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
12 Status 0x3a9978c5caec77771ff28eb7a3889639 1/30/2015 6:08:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.2209 Intel Hotkeys 112 KB
13 Status 0x58363f21cd05bac7263259265e34c5c0 1/25/2015 11:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
14 Status 0x4ad80cc54c771bb83abcd779a6142170 1/16/2015 4:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
15 Status 0x7cccecc3466945a87eb3b2109c37927b 11/29/2014 6:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
16 Status 0x52ce24fa6818f4633f5648f3d0260590 11/10/2014 10:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 163 KB
17 Status 0x8e0011a5210bd5f90eddf075c2c64ea4 11/7/2014 1:46:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
18 Status 0x318b39089ff44d57368eff1ec81bdefd 10/31/2014 4:56:00 PM Unknown 3,0,0,1607 Intel Hotkeys 112 KB
19 Status 0x80efcf68fbd7ed3a0e03f877901ebb58 9/24/2014 6:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 335 KB
20 Status 0x36676939e4a77862652060f9140c1800 9/4/2014 11:54:00 PM Unknown 3,0,0,1403 Intel Hotkeys 104 KB
21 Status 0x8e7d12ea6463304657bbc483c045dc58 8/14/2014 10:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 342 KB
22 Status 0x94d52ee09e12027dde6eb05f95a06469 8/12/2014 9:59:00 AM Unknown 3,0,0,1757 Intel Hotkeys 88 KB
23 Status 0xaaebc0c1fce701ffb70b84bcb0ce67da 8/12/2014 3:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 162 KB
24 Status 0x4cc1185084148232cfff94d63075f340 8/11/2014 5:50:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.3992 Intel Hotkeys 124 KB
25 Status 0xf8c49d9491aae209cf397b9776cac270 8/11/2014 2:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 169 KB



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