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What is osk.exe?

Osk.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 osk.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.

Osk.exe file information

The process known as On-Screen Keyboard or Accessibility On-Screen Keyboard belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original osk.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The file osk.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 215,552 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 216,576 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/osk.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. Osk.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Osk.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify osk.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as osk.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the osk.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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