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What is hotkeyservice.exe?

Part of HotkeyService.exe by ASUSTeK Computer

What is it?

The ASUS ATK Hotkey utilities are system programs that controls the use of special functions key, or hotkeys on most Asus laptops.
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How does hotkeyservice.exe run?

Process - hotkeyservice.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. hotkeyservice.exe is executed by the process asusservice.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer).


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About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hotkeyservice.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hotkeyservice.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hotkeyservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00284% CPU28382.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.74 MB RAM12.7%
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.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\eeepc\hotkeyservice\hotkeyservice.exe

Are there other versions of HotkeyService.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 HotkeyService.exe.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: hotkeyservice.exe
Publisher: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (verified)
Name: HotkeyService.exe
Description: Asus Eee PC Hotkey Service
Version: 6, 1, 1, 2049
Size: 1.2 MB
Original file name: Hotkey Service

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/8/2009
Expiration date: 4/8/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0082105546%
Privileged CPU: 0.0053723382%
User CPU: 0.00283821641671%
Privileged CPU time: 265.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 570,978,904
CPU cycle count /min: 770,920
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 63.46 MB
Peak committed memory: 66.46 MB
Paged memory: 2.74 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.8 MB
Paged system memory: 110.96 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.01 KB
Working set memory: 7.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.44 MB
Min working set memory: 7.31 MB
Private memory: 2.74 MB
Page faults: 7,403
Page faults /min: 10
Process I/O averages
Total write operations: 10
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 505 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 349
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 3.41 KB
Other Transfer /min: 5 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 17
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 227
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command

Image hashes

MD5: ce5d8b9fd7e811279e3d768d123502d4
SHA-1: ed6dc26754b3071070cc79e6aedce28cd0bc0e59
SHA-256: 8ae851fab33b33207f18e07bf84ed19b5d94961ced83170907a7da1246eb1912

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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