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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