How to remove an HotkeyApp error
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 an application you can trust.
HotkeyApp.exe file information
Description: 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 23 more variants.
File HotkeyApp.exe 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 Launch Manager or NcLink software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista) or contact Acer Customer Service.
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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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