What is HotkeyApp.exe?
HotkeyApp.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 HotkeyApp.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.
HotkeyApp.exe file information
Description: HotkeyApp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. HotkeyApp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ - generally C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,152 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 192,512 bytes and 25 more variants.
The HotkeyApp.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. HotkeyApp.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with HotkeyApp.exe, you can uninstall Acer Launch Manager software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista), contact www.acer.com Customer Service or verify that you have installed the latest version.
Recommended: Identify HotkeyApp.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "HotkeyApp" can run at start up. Part of Acer Launch Manager - programmable keys on such laptops as the TravelMate 610
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HotkeyApp.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HotkeyApp.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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