How to remove an CeEKey error
The free file information forum can help you determine if CeEKey.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.
CeEKey.exe file information
The process known as TOSHIBA HotKey Utility or Hot Key Utility or EKey MFC Application belongs to software TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility or EKey Application by COMPAL ELECTRONIC INC (www.compal.com) or COMPAL.
Description: The file CeEKey.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (common is C:\program files\toshiba\e-key\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 638,976 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 675,840 bytes and 12 more variants.
The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The program has no visible window. CeEKey.exe is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility or E-KEY.
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External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CeEKey.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CeEKey.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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