What is SSCKbdHk.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 SSCKbdHk.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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SSCKbdHk.exe file information

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

The process known as SSCKbdHk belongs to software Samsung Support Center or Easy Support Center by SAMSUNG Electronics (

Description: SSCKbdHk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The SSCKbdHk.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 91,136 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 1,749,504 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. SSCKbdHk.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Samsung Support Center or Easy Support Center come up, you may want to uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify SSCKbdHk.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSCKbdHk.exe. Therefore, you should check the SSCKbdHk.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

SSCKbdHk.exe is developed by Samsung Electronics and runs as a background tool
Samsung PC Process
Samsung Screen Control Keyboard Hook, On screen display for volume numlock etc.
  Domenico Pannone  

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Summary: Average user rating of SSCKbdHk.exe: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think SSCKbdHk.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving SSCKbdHk issues

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