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: 28 August 2018 at 3:11 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
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1 Intel Corporation Executable 24fa3b1cc671d7c8
12fc4372fc13f5fa
887ad28e
ce3e5590e1d7c0d5
498b2e44b89b591b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.14.10.15
91
7.14.10.15
91
Indonesia N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable 15c2c5aad931e41c
d30019be2c94e7ac
06a4392d
d890416633403a5b
1e9ac71623c8a286
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.15.10.21
04
7.15.10.21
04
Malaysia N/A
3 Intel Corporation Executable 9f90d9268b28844d
70ad27280af8d1ef
6698af12
de9dea391b62b0e6
8f44cad5e2e283ae
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 8.15.10.29
32
8.15.10.29
32
United States N/A
4 Intel Corporation Executable 8bf7c4714e4bcc48
39bd839c639a810d
3a398021
6f54947d7dd43445
a8734ec094499ae1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.4342 7.0.0.4342 Spain N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 April 2011 at 12:10 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
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