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What does the ATKKBService.exe file do?

The ATKKBService.exe process is also known as ASUS Keyboard Service and is a part of ASUS Keyboard Service. This software is produced by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC (www.asus.com). An obsolete or defective version of ATKKBService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ATKKBService.exe ASUS Keyboard service

ATKKBService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ATKKBService.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 241,664 bytes (37% of all these files), 90,112 bytes, 258,560 bytes, 253,440 bytes or, as the case may be, 257,024 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. ATKKBService.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. ATKKBService.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ATKKBService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ATKKBService?

Is installed with ASUS nvidia drivers (Enhanced asus driver)
It's on my system and I have an ASUS V9180 graphics card, not implicated in any problem.
it is an asus file
Installed as a part of ASUS NVidia Enhanced Drivers
Andrea Guarino
I've got an Asus ATI board with Enhanced Asus drivers so not only nVidia

Summary: 22 users judge ATKKBService.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. However, 5 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted ATKKBService.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall ASUS Keyboard Service

To remove ASUS Keyboard service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate ASUS Keyboard Service in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ATKKBService.exe (ASUS Keyboard service) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ASUS Keyboard service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ASUS Keyboard service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ATKKBService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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