hkss.exe – Here is the scoop on Hotkey Subsystem as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is hkss.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Hotkey Subsystem?
hkss.exe (Hotkey Subsystem) – Details
The hkss.exe process is usually found on Compaq pcs. When running it enables the multimedia buttons present on compaq keyboards (such as volume control, sleep etc). If this process is not running your computer will use the default keyboard driver, All of the ‘Normal’ keys will still work but the multimedia keys will do nothing.
hkss.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Hotkey Subsystem may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers hkss.exe to Compaq.
This is part of Compaq keyboard drivers.
HKSS.EXE – Disclaimer
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