How to remove an khooker error
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Khooker.exe file information
The process known as SiS Compatible Super VGA Keyboard Daemon or SiS 300/305 Super VGA Keyboard Daemon belongs to software SISŪ Compatible Super VGA keyboard daemon for Windows (version 2000/XP, 2000) or SISŪ Compatible Super VGA keyboard daemon or SIS (version 300/305 keyboard daemon for Windows 2000) by Silicon Integrated Systems (www.sis.com).
Description: The file khooker.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 290,816 bytes (68% of all occurrences), 294,912 bytes and 7 more variants.
File khooker.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). khooker.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If khooker.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 274,435 bytes. The program is not visible. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. khooker.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "SiS KHooker" is not required to run at start up. SiS Keyboard Daemon. System Tray utility which gets installed by the drivers of the latter day SiS VGA cards. Can cause errors at startup and isn't required
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as khooker.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the khooker.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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