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What is IndicatorUty.exe?

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.

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IndicatorUty.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with IndicatorUty
IndicatorUty.exe process in Windows Task Manager

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 8/7/XP are 81,920 bytes (81% of all occurrences), 90,112 bytes, 94,208 bytes or 48,752 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/indicatoruty.exe.html 
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.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Fujitsu Button Driver Component or EPLAN License Client), go to the support area of the Fujitsu website or update the program.

Recommended: Identify IndicatorUty.exe related errors

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.

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User Comments

Nothing-but my computer is a Fujitsu
   
Shipped as part of Fujitsu laptops
    (further information)
Fujitsu Hotkey Utility
  Curtis maurand   (further information)
Functionality to control Fn-F keys
  S   (further information)
Part of standard Fujitsu product software. Provides advanced hot key functions.
  Pete Ittner  
This is an expected part of a fujitsu laptop. If you remove or quarantine, your Fujitsu hotkeys will not work. No big deal either way.
   
It is part of the Fujitsu software that came with the laptop.
  Signman  

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Summary: Average user rating of IndicatorUty.exe: based on 12 votes with 7 user comments. 11 users think IndicatorUty.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving IndicatorUty issues

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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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.



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