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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 0x7e3b696687dab553d0a2f542f3bff786 5/24/2015 12:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 163 KB
2 Status 0xe92a1e12bc38af2ef1a2fd5e8c46de1f 5/22/2015 3:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 182 KB
3 Status 0xd5f7196ccde295f5950c34e047e5d96a 2/6/2015 8:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
4 Status 0x3a9978c5caec77771ff28eb7a3889639 1/30/2015 6:08:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.2209 Intel Hotkeys 112 KB
5 Status 0x58363f21cd05bac7263259265e34c5c0 1/25/2015 11:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
6 Status 0x4ad80cc54c771bb83abcd779a6142170 1/16/2015 4:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
7 Status 0x7cccecc3466945a87eb3b2109c37927b 11/29/2014 6:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
8 Status 0x52ce24fa6818f4633f5648f3d0260590 11/10/2014 10:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 163 KB
9 Status 0x8e0011a5210bd5f90eddf075c2c64ea4 11/7/2014 1:46:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 346 KB
10 Status 0x80efcf68fbd7ed3a0e03f877901ebb58 9/24/2014 6:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 335 KB
11 Status 0x8e7d12ea6463304657bbc483c045dc58 8/14/2014 10:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 342 KB
12 Status 0x94d52ee09e12027dde6eb05f95a06469 8/12/2014 9:59:00 AM Unknown 3,0,0,1757 Intel Hotkeys 88 KB
13 Status 0xaaebc0c1fce701ffb70b84bcb0ce67da 8/12/2014 3:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 162 KB
14 Status 0x4cc1185084148232cfff94d63075f340 8/11/2014 5:50:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.3992 Intel Hotkeys 124 KB
15 Status 0xf8c49d9491aae209cf397b9776cac270 8/11/2014 2:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 169 KB
16 Status 0xf30179671fcdceccb0c5edf07d7d4cee 8/9/2014 11:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 174 KB
17 Status 0xe51394c741d6a2c2de3ce3de3abd1287 8/9/2014 10:36:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 162 KB
18 Status 0x208a87d5a46ed4b6519b47ed5cbb07ac 8/7/2014 10:06:00 AM Unknown 7.14.10.1263 Intel Hotkeys 150 KB
19 Status 0xe47dd4c327e94fa46701ae7eaf56ef99 8/6/2014 5:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 340 KB
20 Status 0x483b3391a98c632ffdd3e5297a4d7a2e 8/5/2014 11:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 174 KB
21 Status 0x67cda2078e2360c790bae5af12c306a6 8/5/2014 8:48:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 167 KB
22 Status 0x50270d4a35d8739faf1957061d8ec9f8 8/4/2014 7:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB
23 Status 0x0a512ead02c585504f3fbea6bd03f2be 8/4/2014 1:40:00 PM Unknown 3.0.0.3792 Intel Hotkeys 116 KB
24 Status 0x98867b224c0a87789ef3a45f0f61dd4a 8/3/2014 2:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 174 KB
25 Status 0x51b77df11ba245b828844e2ca398003e 8/2/2014 9:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Intel Hotkeys 170 KB



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