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What is kbd.exe? HP Keyboard?

Vendor:      Hewlett-Packard
Product:     Hewlett-Packard
Vendor Website:      http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/fastFaqLiteDocument?lc=fr&cc=ch&dlc=fr&docname=c00813419#
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: kbd.exe handles the special keys for HP keyboards. If you don't use any of the special keyboard keys (the ones labeled along the top of the keyboard) you can disable this program.

kbd.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.


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kbd.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.01%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
kbd.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x4a95f15b706b8fd9ec8715b6401eab7b 8/15/2018 0 0 33 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xc81be1b951c36e97d3da90da745da5f7 8/15/2018 0 0 923 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x7cac10a1c258dfcb5ade563bae6d2f15 8/15/2018 0 0 936 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xddb1c559e36063532ed1cbc101c17da3 8/15/2018 0 0 1326 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xf60d7ba291b9812ae9a77cf95689818e 8/2/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x9df8dcc3efe091f0c0a3e2a0e460afde 9/4/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x5bc0d1dd37abbc86bdf08f0ecf2ef0b8 4/2/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x00ddb1c559e36063532ed1cbc101c17d No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xc81be1b951c36e97d3da90da745da5f7 8/28/2018 10:06:00 PM Unknown 1.0.2.2.20205 HP Keyboard 60 KB
2 Status 0xddb1c559e36063532ed1cbc101c17da3 5/24/2018 1:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 92 KB
3 Status 0x7cac10a1c258dfcb5ade563bae6d2f15 3/26/2017 6:55:00 PM Unknown 1.0.2.2.20205 HP Keyboard 65 KB
4 Status 0xf60d7ba291b9812ae9a77cf95689818e 11/12/2015 9:58:00 PM Unknown 1.0.2.0 HP Keyboard 60 KB
5 Status 0x4a95f15b706b8fd9ec8715b6401eab7b 10/24/2015 7:24:00 PM Unknown 1.0.2.0 HP Keyboard 60 KB
6 Status 0x44c7362ecce9e924bd022990466d97ee 7/7/2012 11:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 176 KB
7 Status 0xc8ef3dbcbdd7619a65a4b7c7c3ae602f 12/16/2011 12:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 152 KB
8 Status 0x671936193bb752572cb7ea9286316525 8/13/2011 5:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
9 Status 0x4ef346ac7c150c04454679a6e028a535 6/15/2011 1:34:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
10 Status 0x3dedebce08abc8b36a19b1114aa7d280 2/15/2011 11:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 60 KB
11 Status 0x739374370ed75d44df2e4dffd9cc741c 1/7/2011 8:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 60 KB
12 Status 0x8e52b664cf687cf4e251a7f398d8795d 8/20/2010 10:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
13 Status 0x2280fb46820d3f70030ccfd826520bdf 7/29/2010 4:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
14 Status 0x51d52c4a2e744152fbe3fbd11261c1d8 5/30/2010 12:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 80 KB
15 Status 0xd94f516005ff07b2daa7865de4fa564d 5/27/2010 4:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 84 KB
16 Status 0x3be14a8f344ec15131bcd79006769102 2/5/2010 12:59:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 80 KB
17 Status 0x5fdc9ad950d3b10e200e63192ddfa84a 1/28/2010 10:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
18 Status 0x28bf19ada8ac7ae5bb9b12616bc1c6ae 12/17/2009 3:34:00 PM Unknown 1.0.2.0 HP Keyboard 60 KB
19 Status 0x27ba18c113a92c94773948fb2197433a 12/11/2009 5:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 60 KB
20 Status 0x638ed4ebcc6a46b3fd18dd8c48c7d756 11/25/2009 8:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
21 Status 0x9f8e6472f772ecf542bd7dd0286996d6 11/4/2009 10:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
22 Status 0x75894602c852fed560564443404be802 10/24/2009 5:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
23 Status 0xb02e705a1a7f59c7ac00e3718b4a98e8 10/10/2009 3:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 68 KB
24 Status 0xfb2a61d80acc421ee6476fc707d5bd04 9/28/2009 12:32:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 100 KB
25 Status 0x6bac0e23ea24be16b164b74b3950f096 8/22/2009 9:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Keyboard 60 KB


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