The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the UniKey.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
Description: UniKey.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file UniKey.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 208,896 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 618,496 bytes and 6 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. There is no information about the author of the file. The file is not a Windows system file. It is able to record keyboard inputs. UniKey.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware also uses the file name UniKey.exe, for example not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.PsKill.aal (detected by Kaspersky), and W32.IRCBot.Gen (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the UniKey.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with UniKey. 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.
To help you analyze the UniKey.exe 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.