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What is cnyhkey.exe?

By Hewlett-Packard

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How does cnyhkey.exe run?

Process - cnyhkey.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does cnyhkey.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - cnyhkey.exe is registered with the run identifier 'OSDTool' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Keyboard\CNYHKEY.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the cnyhkey.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of cnyhkey.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is cnyhkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU140.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.54 MB RAM16.4%
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.
91 GDI objects60.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     6 context switches/sec6.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp keyboard\cnyhkey.exe

Are there other versions of cnyhkey.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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard

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File details

File name: cnyhkey.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard
Product version:
Size: 1.97 MB
Original file name: CNYHKEY

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000378295%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000237960%
User CPU: 0.00001403351758%
Privileged CPU time: 78 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,014,739,402
CPU cycle count /min: 15,940,450
Context switches /sec: 6
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 101.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 110.11 MB
Paged memory: 3.54 MB
Peak paged memory: 17.96 MB
Paged system memory: 159.69 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.43 KB
Working set memory: 10 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.13 MB
Min working set memory: 9.46 MB
Private memory: 3.54 MB
Page faults: 3,003
Page faults /min: 4
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 816 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 433
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 618 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 91
Peak GDI objects: 92
USER objects: 45
Peak USER objects: 48
Handle count average: 83
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Keyboard\CNYHKEY.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: OSDTool
Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Keyboard\CNYHKEY.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 70eceba9b483f8af81b6718cb26db836
SHA-1: d0028627807b9f411eff0aa84120b194ae24c561
SHA-256: c278c5abdb619b1def50ad91a3379736874a04e6af34965586334410f161f2a1

PE image details

File packed: No
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