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Program info

Estimated safety rating


hcontrol.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if hcontrol.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\HControl.exe

This application is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\HControl.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is dc42608fc89fba87df60ad8203e7ddc9.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full power of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description extracted from the file is HControl.

File version

 1, 0, 90, 2

File version extracted from the file 1, 0, 90, 2.


 ASUSTek Computer Inc.

Publisher ASUSTek Computer Inc..


 ASUSTek Computer Inc.

Copyright notice ASUSTek Computer Inc..

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


hcontrol.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in hcontrol.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

Digital certificate name: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

Issuer name

 DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.