How to Remove “hkcmd.exe”

What is Hkcmd.exe?

hkcmd.exe is a legitimate file from Intel Corporation that lets users control the cursor through the keyboard instead of mouse. It is a system process file and is also known as Hotkey Commandable Module that is found in c:\windows\system32 by default. Cyber criminals write virus codes and replicate the file name as hkcmd.exe to spread malwares on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with hkcmd.exe malware?

If your computer is affected with hkcmd.exe, it causes your PC to slow down and redirects you automatically to irrelevant websites.

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice hkcmd.exe located outside the designated c:\windows\system32 address, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the hkcmd.exe malware.

How to remove the hkcmd.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the hkcmd.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2018 at 2:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intel Corporation Executable f814a2684bf96cc5
0671af3aecffede8
f7996816
f5caafdb0a9ab4a6
b15ce1a5c12b94ff
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.15.10.54
20
6.15.10.54
20
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable deb7e3c8472bae83
85c284978658eab0
bf0fc8d2
e95a987b7c7b04c8
76968663a631cf24
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.15.10.54
20
6.15.10.54
20
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 Intel Corporation Executable a764d8151ffc1c02
b1c717c504b0285d
5faaaa14
12816ac23042a7fd
82325eb24e03b265
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.15.10.26
22
8.15.10.26
22
Mauritius N/A
4 N/A Executable c3ac0569938ce09c
709647cc07617965
6cef70c3
dd63510a2a955c5b
220d0eea4cf692d2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Argentina N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 March 2010 at 8:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intel Corporation Executable 89104242bf0e315e
11fc0254b680b785
b80955fc
f1c66577f5bfdd08
b8e21b9ed2fe1300
Yes 8.14.10.21
17
8.14.10.21
17
United States
2 Intel Corporation Executable 9e73a0c3e178bf84
548584ef531d5363
b8d4f987
4d4cc17ef5b85cac
65a9fce28cf81fb5
Yes 7.14.10.18
40
7.14.10.18
40
United States
3 Intel Corporation Executable 235afae0d3319d57
34ef53caba1ba0c8
b9232159
d204c6d7c66b9fa2
d4c87ab750b94891
Yes 8.15.10.21
89
8.15.10.21
89
10.108.51.119/32
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