What is K90Hid.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 K90Hid.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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K90Hid.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with K90Hid
K90Hid.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Vengeance Gaming Software belongs to software Corsair (version K90 Gaming Keyboard Driver, K90 Tastaturtreiber) by Corsair Components .

Description: K90Hid.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. K90Hid.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 1,780,736 bytes. 
It is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. K90Hid.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramCorsair K90 Gaming Keyboard Driver or Corsair K90 Tastaturtreiber.

Recommended: Identify K90Hid.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as K90Hid.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the K90Hid.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

Software for Corair gaming keyboards.
Some versions generate EXCESSIVE page faults. Please be advised this application can have HIGH resource usage.
  Don Scott  

Summary: Average user rating of K90Hid.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks K90Hid.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving K90Hid issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with K90Hid. 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 K90Hid.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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