The following Potential Threat is posed by hkcmd.exe:
- hkcmd.exe is a relatively legitimate and widespread process, and for this reason it is a prime suspect for viruses and spyware.
- If the file is located in a directory other than C:\Windows\System32, it could mean that a virus, Trojan or a worm is masquerading as hkcmd.exe.
Information about the hkcmd.exe process
Behind the hkcmd.exe is a program from Intel that provides keyboard shortcuts for Intel graphics cards. With this program you can, for example, rotate display contents and change monitor resolution with a few keystrokes. This program doesn't have to be running, but you shouldn't end it without thinking first, or else you might encounter some problems.