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Should I remove Hotkey Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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7.1.0 1.72%
7.0.0 19.83%
2.0.1 5.17%
2.0.0 7.76%
1.1.10 12.07% 22.41% 12.07% 5.17% 5.17% 5.17% 2.59%
1.0.3 0.86%

Hotkey Utility


Hotkey Utility is a program developed by FIC. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 7.61 MB (7,980,230 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 54% of users of Hotkey Utility come from Brazil, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hotkey_Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Hotkey_Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hotkey Utility

  • Tray_Def.exe - Tray Default Module
  • Tray_Camera.exe - Tray Camera Module
  • tray.exe - Tray Application
  • Tray_RF.exe - Tray RFPM Module
  • Tray_TV.exe - Tray TV Module
  • WinIo.dll - WinIoP

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • tray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FIC HotKey' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hotkey_Utility\tray.exe.

How do I remove Hotkey Utility?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.45%
Windows Vista 15.52%
Windows 8 6.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows 7 Home Basic 20.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.78%
Windows 7 Professional 13.04%
Windows 7 Starter 6.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.31% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 54.31%
  Germany 12.07%
  United Kingdom 7.76%
  United States 6.03%
  Belgium 2.59%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  France 1.72%
  Argentina 1.72%
  Hungary 1.72%
  Norway 0.86%
  Russia 0.86%
  Sweden 0.86%
  DK 0.86%
  United Arab Emirates 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 61.54%
Sahara 15.38%
Dell 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Lenovo 3.85%
Hewlett-Packard 3.85%
Common models
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Zoostorm Cantiga & ICH9M ... 6.25%
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