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What is HDAShCut.exe?

HDAShCut.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if HDAShCut.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

HDAShCut.exe file information

The process known as High Definition Audio Property Page Shortcut (version v1.0a) belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System or High Definition Audio Property Page Shortcut by Windows® Server (www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/windows-server) (version 2003 DDK provider).

Description: HDAShCut.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file HDAShCut.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 61,952 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 135,680 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/hdashcut.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The HDAShCut.exe file is not a Windows system file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify HDAShCut.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as HDAShCut.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HDAShCut.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.


User Comments

High Definition Audio Property
hdashcut.exe is a process which belongs to the Microsoft Windows Operating System. This program is non-essential process to the running of the program, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd
win file gives extra functionality to sound, completely useless memory hag CAN be disabled
idk what it is but half of the .exe that i look up,say that ther is a chance that it could be a virus ,ext.ext so i cnat tell any more im gona just stop a hole shit load of proccses an go from ther
RealTek Audio file...
HDAShCut.exe is from Sound card driver, HighDefinitionAudio

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of HDAShCut.exe: based on 15 votes with 7 user comments.
7 users think HDAShCut.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 5 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks HDAShCut.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 3 users don't grade HDAShCut.exe ("not sure about it").

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