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What is itype.exe?

Itype.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 itype.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.

Itype.exe file information

The process known as IType.exe belongs to software Microsoft IntelliType Pro or Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center or Microsoft IntelliPoint / IntelliType Pro or Advansys Formativ Framework by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Itype.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file itype.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 813,912 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 437,008 bytes and 33 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/itype.exe.html 
The itype.exe file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The program has no visible window. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Itype.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program Microsoft IntelliType Pro or Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center, update it, or ask Customer Support for help. Go to www.microsoft.com/keyboard or www.microsoft.com to update it, go to support.microsoft.com or www.microsoft.com for support, or go to Microsoft IntelliType Pro or Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify itype.exe related errors

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

Microsoft Intelltype keyboard software
Microsoft IntelliType Pro (Keyboard driver)
Downloadable driver from Microsoft for the Microsoft Wireless Keyboards
  Vance Gilbert   (further information)
Software for Windows Keyboard
  Lukas L.  
its a keyboard driver
its a microsoft procress, you can end this proccess but the special buttons on the keyboard will not work anymore...for me..i ended it :)
Keyboard Driver
A program for microsoft keybord (keybord driver)
A driver for Microsoft's Windows Keyboards. Completely safe and not a virus

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of itype.exe: based on 19 votes with 9 user comments.
14 users think itype.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks itype.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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