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What is hcontroluser.exe?

Part of HControlUser

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How does hcontroluser.exe run?

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

How does hcontroluser.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hcontroluser.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HControlUser' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\ATK Hotkey\HcontrolUser.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 0.5% of all Boost users have the hcontroluser.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of hcontroluser.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hcontroluser.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     880 KB RAM4.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\atk hotkey\hcontroluser.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 HControlUser.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: hcontroluser.exe
Name: HControlUser
Description: HControlUser
Version: 1, 0, 0, 1
Size: 96 KB
Original file name: HControlUser.exe

Resource utilization

Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 34.68 MB
Peak committed memory: 35.18 MB
Paged memory: 880 KB
Peak paged memory: 900 KB
Paged system memory: 68.95 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.02 KB
Working set memory: 2.6 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.08 MB
Min working set memory: 2.5 MB
Private memory: 880 KB
Page faults: 819
Page faults /min: 2
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 33
Thread count average: 1

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ATK Hotkey\HControlUser.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HControlUser
Command: "C:\Program Files\ATK Hotkey\HcontrolUser.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: c19fc4951e15be086f44ca7f7daf7bc1
SHA-1: 85d2cfdca7fb3b5421730676614cf5d3dbda7ef9
SHA-256: bc1e6af18a853d53163c42dafd28d4bd2dbce6081ba815d3462f73a8b6ceeb98

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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