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: 23 July 2018 at 5:04 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 eyXff Executable 1718480a6649096e
3103eda2ca168ba6
7a8b4b34
908016c6917e0a08
2edc259bbb80086f
TrojWare.Win
32.Keylogger
.be
No 390.127.79
7.971
390.127.79
7.971
United States N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable 02cae3808f1d43df
86b8bc822f90525a
38e04c87
d49131cb79324fc4
f3cdb58ba2049c5f
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.14.10.49
06
6.14.10.49
06
Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable 1eabfd6acc58ea09
37e00ee309ee84bb
0aca39b2
4ca14ebff83ad9cc
7e0ad5037415bbc1
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 Intel Corporation Executable b8254d416f7062be
2856cf609b750e83
114b98e9
1ca8f8ab7b44112f
8cb5488735751525
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.15.10.21
19
7.15.10.21
19
Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 May 2009 at 12:49 pm
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 b78b0f900a09e32e
0887e89a3d50e69a
c3fc7c16
17a09295aa7aa0ce
20a3117a738f511d
No 3,0,0,1517 7,0,0,1517 10.224.25.96/32
3 Intel Corporation Executable 77a201569f43480f
a283ee4b1f45f148
06ce4aa8
cff58d53e0925f29
3f45cb23072c822a
Yes 8.15.10.24
55
8.15.10.24
55
United States
4 Intel Corporation Executable 77a201569f43480f
a283ee4b1f45f148
06ce4aa8
cff58d53e0925f29
3f45cb23072c822a
Yes 8.15.10.24
55
8.15.10.24
55
10.224.25.96/32
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