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Process name: Toshiba Hotkey Monitor

Product: Toshiba Hotkey Utility

Company: Toshiba Corporation (toshiba.com)

File: 00THotkey.exe


A background process for a version of the Toshiba Hotkey Utility, this application monitors the keyboard input for specific shortcuts that are preconfigured by you. The Hotkey interface allows you to assign additional functions or features to keyboard strokes. As 00THotkey.exe runs, if it detects one of the shortcuts assigned in the main Hotkey interface, it will automatically perform the appropriate function. Based in Tokyo, Toshiba specializes in semiconductor technology and PC hardware manufacturing.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/00thotkey.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of 00THotkey.exe: based on 16 votes. Read also the 12 reviews.

  • 719 users ask for this file. 12 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous.

All comments about 00THotkey.exe:
Let's you use Play, Rewind, etc. buttons on front of Toshia laptop. Do not delete. Tim in IT
plug in that manage special keys in satellite notebook tenshi
This is a toshiba program that is needed for the FN keys. This has not caused any problems for me. Hochburger
I have a Toshiba Qosmio, and it lets you use the FN keys. Code Red
it is being used for access to the hot keys on my toshiba satellite notebook eagle
I's for the keys for the notebook heubi
Running Win2K and it has more than once taken over the system and using all resources. System came to a halt. Power off to end the process, you are not allowed to end the task from windows manager. Toshiba should change that part... allow us access to terminate the process when it's running incorrectly. terry, Sydney Australia
Toshiba Special KEy e.g. on Laptop Computers need this exe to work  See also: Link Michael W. Dietrich
Do NOT delete!! If you do it will remap your keyboard. Korehodd
It lets you use the play buttons and the Fn keys on a notebook. billr
i got my Toshiba Satellite, it lets you use the hot key. not dangerous at all
I sometimes get an error message from 00THotkey.exe saying "cannot run powrprof.dll" Donald Duck

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