Home How it works Support Boost Connect Download

Boost Connect

Uncovering the DNA of programs.
Good programs    
Fair programs  
Bad programs 

What is hookkey.exe?

Part of TODO: by TODO:

Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Speed up TODO: and optimize your PC.

How does hookkey.exe run?

Process - hookkey.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hookkey.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hookkey.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hookkey.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HookKey' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\QuickKey\HookKey.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hookkey.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hookkey.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hookkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00053% CPU5276.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.47 MB RAM6.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\quickkey\hookkey.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Download Boost

File details

File name: hookkey.exe
Publisher: TODO:
Name: TODO:
Description: TODO:
Size: 220 KB
Original file name: HookKey.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0015944405%
Privileged CPU: 0.0010667839%
User CPU: 0.00052765655376%
Privileged CPU time: 936006 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 156,432,012
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 58.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 62.68 MB
Paged memory: 1.47 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.49 MB
Paged system memory: 112.5 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.87 KB
Working set memory: 4.32 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.34 MB
Min working set memory: 4.28 MB
Private memory: 1.47 MB
Page faults: 4,988
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 18
Total read transfer: 16.53 KB
Total other operations: 1,157
Total other transfer: 6.17 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 15
Peak USER objects: 16
Handle count average: 151
Thread count average: 1

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\QuickKey\HookKey.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HookKey
Command: C:\Program Files\QuickKey\HookKey.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 3699792bc06c7289ca7f3600588f2542
SHA-1: 4d46b1e5b054db1c9b4b68529016d46c612c50e0
SHA-256: cde86e914b1bd23bda0e1da36b188e198b8b6ec6de27448c53870773929ee86b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
Stay up to date with news about Boost
Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest Boost news and discounts.
© 2017 Reason Software Company Inc.
228 Park Ave S #74122 New York, NY 10003
(646) 664-1038 | info@boostbyreason.com
How it works Privacy Terms Support Contact Download Donate Reason Software, the makers of Boost logo

Download Boost and enjoy your PC.

Increase your PC's performance.
Remove unwanted crapware.
Reduce your boot time.
Identify and resolves crashes.
Download the FREE unlimited trial of Boost!
No spyware, no adware, no bundles, no tricks.

Save 40% on Boost

For a limited time, from now until Sunday, April 30, 2017 you can purchase Boost for 40% off of the normal price, only $39.95 $24.95.
The instant online savings will be automatically applied during checkout.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Purchase with confidence. We stand behind Boost.
If for any reason you are not satisfied with your software purchase, simply contact our Customer Support within 30 days, and we'll refund the purchase price. We won't make you jump through hoops to get all your money back!