How to remove the HWKeyPlus virus
Most antivirus programs identify HWKeyPlus.exe as malware.
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HWKeyPlus.exe file information
The HWKeyPlus.exe process does not contain any data about its author.
Description: The file HWKeyPlus.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 32,768 bytes (75% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes or 73,728 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File HWKeyPlus.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 80% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify HWKeyPlus.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HWKeyPlus.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HWKeyPlus.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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