What is UniKeyNT.exe?

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 UniKeyNT.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.

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UniKeyNT.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with UniKeyNT
UniKeyNT.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as UniKey or Unikey belongs to software UniKey 4.0 (version RC2) or UniKey 4.0 NT or UniKey 3.63 NT or Unikey version (version 4) by unknown.

Description: UniKeyNT.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The UniKeyNT.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 261,632 bytes (51% of all occurrences), 217,088 bytes and 14 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 UniKeyNT.exe file is not a Windows system file. The UniKeyNT.exe file is able to record keyboard inputs. UniKeyNT.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with UniKey 4.0 RC2 or UniKey 4.0 NT come up, you could also do the following:

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name UniKeyNT.exe, for example PE_RAMNIT.H or PE_RAMNIT.DEN (detected by TrendMicro), and Virus.Win32.Nimnul.a (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the UniKeyNT.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.


User Comments

UnikeyNT.exe is a tool to use for typing the Vietnamese language. It is essential for Windows and it is an installed application
extremly dangerous
typing the Vietnamese language, not virus, million users used it
Đy l một phần mềm g chữ tiếng việt. N hoạt động giống trojan nhưng khng phải l trojan
it is completely normal and not dangerous
  nqv   (further information)
Ich benutze seit einigen Jahren dieses Programm,um Vietnamesisch zu schreiben und es gab noch nie Probleme oder eine Warnung durch mein Anti-Viren-Programm.Eure 83 % Gefährlichkeit kann ich nicht nachvollziehen.

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Summary: Average user rating of UniKeyNT.exe: based on 10 votes with 6 user comments. 6 users think UniKeyNT.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. 2 users think UniKeyNT.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving UniKeyNT issues

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

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