What is twahky32.dll?

Twahky32.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 twahky32.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

Click to Run a Free Scan for twahky32.dll related errors

Twahky32.dll file information

The process known as TEXTware HotKey Library belongs to software TEXTware Dynamic Link Library or TEXTwareR Dynamic Link Library or TEXTware Custom Control Collection by TEXTware A/S.

Description: Twahky32.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Twahky32.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 126,976 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 65,536 bytes, 165,888 bytes or 167,424 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. The program has no visible window. Twahky32.dll is able to record keyboard inputs. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. Twahky32.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify twahky32.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as twahky32.dll. Therefore, you should check the twahky32.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

This belongs to TEXTware Dynamic Link Library

Summary: Average user rating of twahky32.dll: based on 4 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think twahky32.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about twahky32.dll:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:

Best practices for resolving twahky32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with twahky32. 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 twahky32.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.

Other processes

twahky32.dll [all]