How to remove an HotTray error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HotTray.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.
HotTray.exe file information
Description: The file HotTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 23,040 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 27,136 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify HotTray.exe related errors
If HotTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 28,672 bytes.
The program has a visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. HotTray.exe is not a Windows system file.
If you are having problems with HotTray.exe, you might want to uninstall the software eFax Messenger Plus using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
External information from Paul Collins:
- "eFax.com Tray Menu" is not required to run at start up. eFax Messenger Tray Menu system tray icon for eFax Messenger Plus. Available via Start → Programs. Disabling instructions available here
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HotTray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HotTray.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.
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
Spyware Doctor detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
4sync.exe yandesk.exe mcchsvc.exe HotTray.exe mfnsvc.exe irw.exe consumerinputrewardedwithmypoints,consumerinputua.exe msqsd.exe wwnexporter.exe lcsvrauf.exe lolifox.exe [all]