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4% remove it96% keep it
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10.3 71.43%
9.5 14.29%
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Easy Hot Key


Easy Hot Key is a program developed by StraightSoft. The most used version is 10.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is ehk.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 5.56 MB (5,828,314 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Easy Hot Key come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.straightsoft.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tools\easy hot key
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Tools\Easy Hot Key\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Easy Hot Key

Program executable:ehk.exe
Name:Easy Hot Key
Path:C:\Program Files\tools\easy hot key\ehk.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • EHK.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'EHK' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Easy Hot Key\EHK.exe" hide.

How do I remove Easy Hot Key?

Quickly and completely remove Easy Hot Key from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Easy Hot Key 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 Easy Hot Key, 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 Easy Hot Key.

Win 10 57%
Win XP 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.14%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.86%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.00%
  United States 40.00%
  Italy 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Lenovo 16.67%
Medion 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
MEDION H81H3-EM2 14.29%
LENOVO 10080 14.29%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 14.29%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 14.29%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 14.29%
Acer Aspire V5-573G 14.29%


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