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What is InstallHook.exe?

InstallHook.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if InstallHook.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

InstallHook.exe file information

The process known as InstallHook.exe belongs to software TeamSpeak (version 3 Client) by unknown.

Description: InstallHook.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. InstallHook.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 63,488 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 47,104 bytes or 67,072 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/installhook.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. InstallHook.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with TeamSpeak 3 Client occur, you may want to do the following:
  1) uninstall the software using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
  2) search the support area on the Teamspeak website.

Recommended: Identify InstallHook.exe related errors

If InstallHook.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 47,104 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 68,096 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as InstallHook.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the InstallHook.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.


User Comments

teamspeak overlay
  andy s  
Wird für Teamspeak benötigt, daher ungefährlich
  EuroSat   (further information)
Das ist ein TeamSpeak 3 Prozess
  Lukas Wittmann  
Seems to be related to TeamSpeak. I saw it immediately after quitting TeamSpeak 3.
Its used by the TeamSpeak 3 plugin "Overlay".
  Dennis H  
wenn der Prozess InstallHook.exe im Task Manager als aktiv zu sehen ist kann ich GoToWebinar nicht starten
Wird nicht zwingend für Teamspeak benötigt.
  Vincent E  
Benötigt für Overlay plugin TS3
Also, man kann sie im Prozess auch ruhig killen. Habe das eben getan und TS3 Läuft noch. Ist aber ungefährlich die exe

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of InstallHook.exe: based on 8 votes with 9 user comments.
2 users think InstallHook.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade InstallHook.exe ("not sure about it").

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