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1% remove it99% keep it
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AgataSoft HotKey Manger

What is AgataSoft HotKey Manger?

A hot key is a combination of keys or a single key on a keyboard that, when pressed at one time, performs a task (such as starting an application, launching a web browser, etc.) more quickly than by using a mouse or stepping through a series of menu items. A hot key control is a window that enables the user to enter a combination of keystrokes to be used as a hot key.

About  (from AgataSoft)

Tired of opening frequently launched programs using desktop shortcuts or by navigating the Programs menu? AgataSoft HotKey Manager is a hotkey manager for Windows. Assign hotkeys to the programs you use most often!


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is KeyBoard_HotKey.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.68 MB (1,766,668 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: agatasoft.com/keyboard_hotkey_manager.html
Help link: agatasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AgataSoft\AgataSoft HotKey Manger\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AgataSoft\AgataSoft HotKey Manger\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AgataSoft HotKey Manger

Program executable:KeyBoard_HotKey.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\AgataSoft\AgataSoft HotKey Manger\KeyBoard_HotKey.exe
Additional files:
  • KeyBoard_HotKey.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KeyBoard_HotKey.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2BA11B34-8005-41FD-AD98-E717444CC12E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • KeyBoard_HotKey.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AgataSoft_HotKey_Manger' and executes as C:\Program Files\AgataSoft\AgataSoft HotKey Manger\KeyBoard_HotKey.exe.

How do I remove AgataSoft HotKey Manger?

Quickly and completely remove AgataSoft HotKey Manger from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AgataSoft HotKey Manger from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AgataSoft HotKey Manger, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AgataSoft HotKey Manger.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows XP 26.09%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 26.09%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.97%
  Germany 25.64%
  Argentina 2.56%
  Canada 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Israel 2.56%
  Romania 2.56%
  Taiwan 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Acer 21.05%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 10.53%
Intel 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Common models
MEDION E7216 10.53%
Unknow Unknow 5.26%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 5.26%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 5.26%
MSI MS-7680 5.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7522 5.26%


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