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.
This application is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\HControl.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is dc42608fc89fba87df60ad8203e7ddc9.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
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.
The description extracted from the file is HControl.
File version extracted from the file 1, 0, 90, 2.
Publisher ASUSTek Computer Inc..
Copyright notice ASUSTek Computer Inc..
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.
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.
hcontrol.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in hcontrol.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.