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Should I remove HotKey Detective PC Magazine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #49,797
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2.1 90.91%
2.0 9.09%

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HotKey Detective PC Magazine

What is HotKey Detective PC Magazine?  (from Ziff Davis Media)

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HotKey Detective PC Magazine is a program developed by Ziff Davis Media. The most used version is 2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is hkd2.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 648.69 KB (664,259 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 89% of users of HotKey Detective PC Magazine come from the United States, it is also popular in Colombia and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\hotkey detective
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\HotKey Detective\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 648.69 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HotKey Detective PC Magazine

Program executable:hkd2.exe
Name:Hotkey Detective
Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\hotkey detective\hkd2.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller

How do I remove HotKey Detective PC Magazine?

You can uninstall HotKey Detective PC Magazine 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HotKey Detective (PC Magazine), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 HotKey Detective PC Magazine.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 10 9%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.29%
  Colombia 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 28.57%
Lenovo 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
VIA KT400-8235 10.00%
MSI MS-7350 10.00%
LENOVO 4313CTO 10.00%
LENOVO 423946U 10.00%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 10.00%
Gigabyte Z270X-Gaming 9 10.00%

About Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis is a publisher and Internet company that has primarily published computer and technology related magazines, and its growing number of websites, spun off from its magazines, have established Ziff Davis as an Internet Information company.
Publisher URL: www.ziffdavis.com


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