How to remove an skdaemon error
The free file information forum can help you determine if skdaemon.exe 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.
Skdaemon.exe file information
The process known as SkDaemon MFC Application or Daemon or Skd881x Daemon belongs to software SkDaemon Application or USB Ehanced Performance Keyboard or Hot Key Daemon or SkDaemon MFC Application by LITE-ON (www.liteonit.com) or Silitek (www.silitek.com) or LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP.
Description: The file skdaemon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 40,960 bytes (89% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes or 258,048 bytes.
The file is not a Windows core file. File skdaemon.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). There is no file information. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If skdaemon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 262,144 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 318,464 bytes or 258,048 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
skdaemon.exe is able to record inputs.
If you experience any issues with installation of skdaemon.exe, you can uninstall the software USB Enhanced Performance or Touch Manager using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
External information from Paul Collins:
- "SKDAEMON" can run at start up. Multi-function keyboard driver. Allows the use of programmable keys on mulimedia keyboards. Required if you use the additional keys
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as skdaemon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the skdaemon.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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