What is Printkey2000.exe?
Printkey2000.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 Printkey2000.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.
Printkey2000.exe file information
Description: Printkey2000.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Printkey2000.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 869,376 bytes (72% of all occurrences), 794,112 bytes, 633,856 bytes or 772,608 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. There is no file information. The Printkey2000.exe file is not a Windows system file. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Printkey2000.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > PrintKey2000).
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If Printkey2000.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 68% dangerous. The file size is 633,856 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 794,112 bytes. The software has no file description. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Printkey2000.exe is not a Windows system file. Printkey2000.exe is able to record inputs.
If Printkey2000.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 794,112 bytes. The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. Printkey2000.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Printkey2000" is not required to run at start up. Screen grabber that intercepts the pressing of the Print Screen (Prn Scrn) key. Start manually when required
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Printkey2000.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Printkey2000.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.
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