The genuine IndicatorUty.exe file is a software component of Fujitsu Hotkey Utility by FUJITSU LIMITED.
Native to Fujitsu laptops, this application starts with Windows and runs in the background. When a Hotkey shortcut is used, this application displays an icon on the screen indicating which hotkey was used and which feature is affected. Founded in 1935 in Japan, Fujitsu ranks third in the world for providing information technology services.
IndicatorUty stands for Indicator Utility
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 IndicatorUty.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.
The process known as Fujitsu Hotkey Utility or IndicatorUtility belongs to software Fujitsu Hotkey Utility or Fujitsu Button Driver Component or IndicatorUtility or Helios Software Solutions or Verizon Media Manager by FUJITSU LIMITED (www.fujitsu.com).
Description: IndicatorUty.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The IndicatorUty.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 81,920 bytes (78% of all occurrences), 90,112 bytes, 47,976 bytes, 94,208 bytes or 48,752 bytes.
The program is not visible. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The IndicatorUty.exe file is not a Windows core file. The IndicatorUty.exe file is able to record keyboard inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 97% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IndicatorUty.exe. Therefore, you should check the IndicatorUty.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with IndicatorUty. 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 IndicatorUty.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.