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What is hotkey.exe?

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How does hotkey.exe run?

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

How does hotkey.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hotkey.exe is registered with the run identifier 'zOSD' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\LG Software\LG OSD\HotKey.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 0.4% of all Boost users have the hotkey.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hotkey.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hotkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU429.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
20.99 MB RAM97.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
100 GDI objects66.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\lg software\lg osd\hotkey.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 OSD.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: hotkey.exe
Name: OSD
Description: LG OSD
Version: 5.01.1004.2601
Size: 3.47 MB
Original file name: HotKey.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000641337%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000211540%
User CPU: 0.00004297965484%
Privileged CPU time: 10319.47 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 272,444,872
CPU cycle count /min: 9,816,642
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 108.52 MB
Peak committed memory: 115.98 MB
Paged memory: 20.99 MB
Peak paged memory: 21.1 MB
Paged system memory: 163.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.02 KB
Working set memory: 3.94 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.47 MB
Min working set memory: 2.34 MB
Private memory: 20.99 MB
Page faults: 27,735
Page faults /min: 3
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 706
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.84 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 100
Peak GDI objects: 106
USER objects: 20
Peak USER objects: 24
Handle count average: 180
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\LG Software\LG OSD\HotKey.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: KeybdUtility
Command: C:\Program Files\LG Software\LG OSD\HotKey.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 422ea40c144352069707e24caa0a4d5d
SHA-1: d8db5836f17ccc885f546cd737c55057fdb6ba48

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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