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Should I remove Hotkey_Driver?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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What is Hotkey_Driver?

This is the Windows driver for the HotKey application. 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.


During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named HotKeyDriver.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.11 MB (5,354,896 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hotkey_Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B729B3C1-55A9-45FB-B7AD-D6A42DA8C883}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.11 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hotkey_Driver

Program executable:HotKeyDriver.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\HotKey_Driver\HotKeyDriver.exe
Additional files:
  • HotKeyDriver.exe - HotKey
  • AudioControlDLL.dll
  • MofPath.exe - Project1
  • MTUSER.dll - Chicony Multiuser Handler (MTUSER)
  • RegisterHotkeyDriver.exe
  • ShellExec.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HotKeyDriver.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Hotkey_Driver.

How do I remove Hotkey_Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Hotkey_Driver 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_Driver 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_Driver, 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_Driver.

Win XP 58%
Win 8 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 67.69%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 7 10.77%
Windows 8 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 67.69%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%
Windows Vista Business 3.08%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 1.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.49% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 14.49%
  Brazil 11.59%
  United States 10.14%
  Indonesia 8.70%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  Poland 5.80%
  Greece 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%
  Turkey 4.35%
  Argentina 2.90%
  Austria 2.90%
  Egypt 2.90%
  Portugal 2.90%
  Russia 2.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 72.00%
Acer 12.00%
Sony 4.00%
Medion 4.00%
Hewlett-Packard 4.00%
Dell 4.00%
Common models
Positivo Positivo Mobile 11.11%
clevo M7x0S 11.11%
CLEVO CO. M540SR 6.35%
CLEVO CO. M660SR 4.76%
CLEVO CO. M540R 4.76%
Phoenix/SiS M7x0S 3.17%


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