What is synrgyhk.DLL?

Synrgyhk.DLL is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if synrgyhk.DLL is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Synrgyhk.DLL file information

The process belongs to software Synergy by unknown.

Description: Synrgyhk.DLL is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The synrgyhk.DLL file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 24,576 bytes (82% of all occurrences), 10,752 bytes or 10,240 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows core file. It is able to record keyboard inputs. Synrgyhk.DLL is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 98% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall Synergy or Synergy+, or ask Support team for help. Go to Synergy or Synergy+ in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or go to for Customer Support.

Recommended: Identify synrgyhk.DLL related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as synrgyhk.DLL. Therefore, you should check the synrgyhk.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.


User Comments

part of the synergy which is a VNC like application this file I think contains the keboard and mouse hooks
  Tony Voyle   (further information)
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DLL for synergy monitor/keyboard share system
  Auz   (further information)
It's a dll blonging to Synergy, which hooks into all processes
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This is a process from a freeware application called Synergy, that allows you to use one mouse and keyboard to interact with multiple computers without a KVM. It's a fantastic program.
Used by Synergy
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Part of synergy, a KVM app. Not dangerous.
  w winfrey   (further information)
Synergy is a wikkid program, but if you are reading this, its's possib;e that you didn't put synergy on your computer. that is a bit of a problem.

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Summary: Average user rating of synrgyhk.DLL: based on 14 votes with 9 user comments. 9 users think synrgyhk.DLL is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving synrgyhk issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with synrgyhk. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the synrgyhk.DLL process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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