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Process name: SiS Compatible Super VGA Keyboard Daemon

Product: SiS Compatible Super VGA keyboard Daemon

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Silicon Integrated Systems (sis.com)

File: khooker.exe


Installed with SiS VGA Graphics Cards, the Keyboard Hooker is a background process that starts with Windows. It contains keyboard driver files and runs in real-time awaiting specific keystrokes. It enables your SiS keyboard to run applications based on built-in shortcuts, such as opening your default browser or email application with a single keystroke. Founded in 1987, SiS is a Taiwanese corporation that focuses on motherboard chipsets and a variety of peripherals.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/khooker.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of khooker.exe: based on 19 votes. Read also the 11 reviews.

  • 359 users ask for this file. 11 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about khooker.exe:
khooker.exe assigns a task to a letter on the keyboard  See also: Link Kyle
System Tray utility which gets installed by the drivers of the latter day SiS VGA cards. Can cause errors at startup and isn't required Antonio
some spyware intify them as spy program Peperman
SiS Compatible Super VGA Keyboard Daemon Languege = chinese (Taiwan) Aldo
It's Used in Notebook, it work for Displaying Icon on Screed, like OSD, for Advanced function of laptop Vash_T.S.
Used in notebook computers for things like TV-Out enable hotkey Chris
something related with SiS, but it wastes memory rkam
Not really needed, but downgraded performance considerably. Many programs take on this name and HOLY HELL can they cause trouble. Most problematic for the DOS base
appears to slow the PC down Lesle pavitt
I just did a clean install of Win XP Pro on an MPC Laptop... khooker showed up right after I installed the motherboard drivers. Tc
controls externals on laptops, e.g. touchpad, graphics card, etc from SiS. Sometime freezes up if the registry has some damage. Arkham

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