How to remove an nvHotkey error
The free file information forum can help you determine if nvHotkey.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
NvHotkey.dll file information
The process known as NVIDIA Hotkey Service (version 84.29, 84.69, 83.13, 101.19, 174.31, 179.48, 101.43, 94.22, 84.30, 175.97, 189.74, 179.68) belongs to software NVIDIA Hotkey Service by NVIDIA (www.nvidia.com).
Description: nvHotkey.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 73,728 bytes (68% of all occurrences), 67,584 bytes, 86,016 bytes, 90,112 bytes or 96,800 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). NvHotkey.dll is not a Windows core file. nvHotkey.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nvHotkey.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nvHotkey.dll 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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