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What is hotkey.exe?

Part of Hotkey by KYE SYSTEMS CORP.

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How does hotkey.exe run?

Process - hotkey.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 hotkey.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hotkey.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HotKey' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\HotKey\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.
0.00009% CPU851.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.52 MB RAM16.3%
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.
              21 GDI objects14.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hotkey\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 Hotkey.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hotkey.exe
Name: Hotkey
Description: Hotkey
Version: 3, 9, 0, 1229
Size: 84 KB
Original file name: Hotkey.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002788751%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001937688%
User CPU: 0.00008510628235%
Privileged CPU time: 35100225 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 13,129 ms
CPU cycle count: 438,594,670
CPU cycle count /min: 44,819,616
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 103.45 MB
Peak committed memory: 109.7 MB
Paged memory: 3.52 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.75 MB
Paged system memory: 189.78 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.42 KB
Working set memory: 1.89 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.36 MB
Min working set memory: 816 KB
Private memory: 3.52 MB
Page faults: 5,078
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 496 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 130,957
Other operations /min: 49
Total other transfer: 9.47 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 21
Peak GDI objects: 27
USER objects: 29
Peak USER objects: 35
Handle count average: 155
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
C:\Program Files2\hotkey\hotkey.exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HotKey
Command: C:\Program Files\HotKey\hotkey.exe

Image hashes

MD5: a1c88339bef1a539ef6d5bcfd2100a2b
SHA-1: a4e5ddfecc1026bc97579ec76b76aecb23c410a5
SHA-256: b4299f0d8ec08fe644ab8f406056e80384b4cb2f0d4e838673e03ded875dcec2

PE image details

File packed: No
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