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What does the HotKeyMon.exe file do?

The HotKeyMon.exe process is also known as AsEPCMon or, as the case may be, HotkeyMon and is a part of Super Hybrid Engine. This software is produced by ASUSTeK Computer (www.asus.com). An obsolete or defective version of HotKeyMon.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 HotKeyMon.exe AsEPCMon

HotKeyMon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file HotKeyMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 95,744 bytes (50% of all these files), 100,328 bytes or, as the case may be, 179,624 bytes.
The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. HotKeyMon.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 40% 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 HotKeyMon.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 HotKeyMon?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Super Hybrid Engine

To remove AsEPCMon 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 Super Hybrid Engine in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if HotKeyMon.exe (AsEPCMon) 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 AsEPCMon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for AsEPCMon 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 HotKeyMon.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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