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What is thotkey.exe?

Part of THotkey by TOSHIBA

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How does thotkey.exe run?

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

How does thotkey.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - thotkey.exe is registered with the run identifier 'THotkey' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\thotkey.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 0.3% of all Boost users have the thotkey.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of thotkey.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is thotkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00397% CPU39737.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.81 MB RAM8.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     8 context switches/sec8.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\toshiba\toshiba applet\thotkey.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by THotkey.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)


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File details

File name: thotkey.exe
Publisher: TOSHIBA
Name: THotkey
Description: Hotkey Utility
Version: 1.00.0022
Size: 348 KB
Original file name: THotkey.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0080815067%
Privileged CPU: 0.0041077799%
User CPU: 0.00397372685282%
Privileged CPU time: 921.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Context switches /sec: 8
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 39.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.25 MB
Paged memory: 1.81 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.35 MB
Paged system memory: 35.63 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4 KB
Working set memory: 5.23 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.36 MB
Min working set memory: 5.13 MB
Private memory: 1.81 MB
Page faults: 10,046
Page faults /min: 5
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 13
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 48.73 KB
Read transfer /min: 47 Bytes
Total write operations: 12
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 16.81 KB
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 685,654
Other operations /min: 868
Total other transfer: 18.95 MB
Other Transfer /min: 24.56 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 124
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\thotkey.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: THotkey
Command: C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\thotkey.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 93e8bc948ed572a28401846d46f5346a
SHA-1: 54975ededaf9c7fad0ab34bb45e3ae22f34607e1
SHA-256: 63332d20af96e3bf75b8509078b37cb513992f9c7b7ef748a5485944cfbe8f95

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual Basic
File packed: No
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