How to remove an HControl error
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HControl.exe file information
Description: HControl.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 110,592 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 102,400 bytes and 11 more variants.
There is no file information. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If HControl.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 225,280 bytes (77% of all occurrences), 229,376 bytes and 8 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program.
If you have any problems with HControl.exe, you may want to remove the entire program ATK Package or ATK Hotkey using Windows Control Panel or turn to the software developer, Asus, for advice.
If HControl.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 33% dangerous. The file size is 53,248 bytes (77% of all occurrences) or 57,344 bytes. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). HControl.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. HControl.exe is a Microsoft signed file.
If HControl.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 8% dangerous. The file size is 182,912 bytes.
If HControl.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 13,179,660 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Hcontrol" can run at start up. Hotkeys on an ASUS Notebook. Only required if you use the additional keys
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HControl.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HControl.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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