What is the synrgyhk.DLL component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The synrgyhk.DLL process is also known as and is a part of Synergy. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of synrgyhk.DLL can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Synergy has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Synergy has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- synrgyhk.DLL has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module synrgyhk.DLL. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about synrgyhk.DLL Synergy
synrgyhk.DLL is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file synrgyhk.DLL is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 10,752 bytes (38% of all these files), 24,576 bytes or, as the case may be, 10,240 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is unusual for the service not to provide any indication of how and why it is required. Synrgyhk.DLL can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Synrgyhk.DLL is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 100% 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 synrgyhk.DLL. 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 synrgyhk?
|part of the synergy which is a VNC like application this file I think contains the keboard and mouse hooks (further information...) |
|Synergy (further information...) |
|DLL for synergy monitor/keyboard share system (further information...) |
|It's a dll blonging to Synergy, which hooks into all processes (further information...) |
|This is a process from a freeware application called Synergy, that allows you to use one mouse and keyboard to interact with multiple computers without a KVM. It's a fantastic program. |
Summary: 9 users judge synrgyhk.DLL to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Synergy
To remove Synergy from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Synergy in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if synrgyhk.DLL (Synergy) 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 Synergy. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Synergy 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 synrgyhk.DLL 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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