How to remove an autotkit error
The free file information forum can help you determine if autotkit.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Autotkit.exe file information
Description: The file autotkit.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (typically C:\hp\bin\).
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 53,248 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with autotkit.exe, you could also uninstall Project64 or HijackThis software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
Recommended: Identify autotkit.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "AutoTKit" is not required to run at start up. On HP PC's. Unclear what purpose it serves - but there's a known issue with Internet Explorer Toolbar settings not being saved with it enabled
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as autotkit.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the autotkit.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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