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What is KMaestro.exe?

KMaestro.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if KMaestro.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

KMaestro.exe file information

The process known as KeyMaestro main program belongs to software BTC Kmaestro or Visual Basic .NET (version 2003 SBS) or Win AVI HelixSDK or KeyMaestro main program by BTC (www.btc.com.tw) or Kmaestro.

Description: KMaestro.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. KMaestro.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 245,760 bytes (32% of all occurrences), 237,568 bytes and 14 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/kmaestro.exe.html 
The KMaestro.exe file is not a Windows system file. The KMaestro.exe file is able to record keyboard inputs. The program is not visible. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). KMaestro.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 71% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with KMaestro.exe, you can completely remove Visual Basic .NET 2003 SBS (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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If KMaestro.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 37% dangerous. The file size is 28,672 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 118,784 bytes and 4 more variants. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. It is not a Windows system file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
If you still experience problems with KMaestro.exe, you can completely remove Win AVI HelixSDK (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "KeyMaestro" can run at start up. Multimedia keyboard manager. Required if you use the multimedia keys

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as KMaestro.exe. Therefore, you should check the KMaestro.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

for SilverCrest's keyboard and mouse without wire
Config/driver software for Memorex multimedia keyboards
  Wayne Kubic   (further information)
driver for Sweex multimedia keyboard model KX-7201 with scroll wheel and 33 hotkeys
I think it is for a Memorex usb keyboard as well.
Software for Memorex Mulitmedia Keyboard.
packaged with Memorex multimedia keyboard
It's my optima keyboard
Typhoon KeyMaestro Cordless Navigator Deluxe - FunkKeyboard-Treiber
hp wireless keyboard
This program control my Volume control and Play buttons on my keyboard
It's a KeyMaestro main program for BTC 6300(CL)
config spanish
used for multimedia keyboard; useful functions- i have used it for years without problems
Came with H.P. Multimedia Keyboard, used for prog/keys
It is used with an HP special function keyboard.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of KMaestro.exe: based on 18 votes with 16 user comments.
12 users think KMaestro.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks KMaestro.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade KMaestro.exe ("not sure about it").

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