What is hhukcert.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the hhukcert.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Hhukcert.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with hhukcert
Hhukcert.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as hhukcert.exe belongs to software unknown by Beijing Huahong Integrated Circuit Design Co..

Description: Hhukcert.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Hhukcert.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 116,640 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as hhukcert.exe. Therefore, you should check the hhukcert.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

hhukcert.exe belongs to Beijing Huahong Integrated Circuit Design Co.,Ltd and located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\hhukcert.exe D&B reports provide detailed company profile and statistics, including address and phone number, net worth and D-U-N-S Number. Reports may also include detailed credit information and payment history, as well as summary information on profitability, debts, and assets.
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Summary: Average user rating of hhukcert.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving hhukcert issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with hhukcert. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the hhukcert.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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