Asus hcontrol.exe error

asus hcontrol.exe error › files › exe › asus › atk-hotkey › hcontrol-exe. HControl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Hotkey\HControlUser.exe. Method 1. The Filter keys · Method 2. Open HControl.exe file · Method 3. Repair ASUS Hotkey Application · Method 4. Update the Driver and Utility.

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Hi Rikk,

Thank you for your interest in Windows 10 Technical preview.

Please answer the following question so that we can help you.

  1. Do you get any error message in device manager?

Follow these steps to check the status of the keyboard in Device Manager.

  1. Press Windows key +X and select Device Manager.
  2. Right-click the device and click Properties.
  3. On the General tab of the device Properties dialog box.
  4. Check the status of the devices and let us know.

If there is a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark in it, then it indicates that there are some issues with it.

Follow the methods below and check if it helps:

Method 1

I suggest you to run “Hardware and Devices” troubleshooter to diagnose the issue. Follow these steps to run the troubleshooter: 

  1. Press “Windows key + W”.
  2. Type “Troubleshooting” without quotes in the Search box and hit enter.
  3. Select “Hardware and Sound” from the Troubleshooter Window.
  4. Select “Hardware and Devices” under Devices option.
  5. Follow the On Screen instructions.

Method 2

I suggest you to uninstall and reinstall keyboard drivers and see if that helps:

Step 1: Uninstall the drivers:

  1.  Press “Windows Key + X” from the keyboard.
  2. Click on Device Manager.
  3. Right click on the keyboard drivers and select “Uninstall”.

Note: Before uninstalling the driver, please make sure that you have downloaded the latest driver for the keyboard device from the manufacturer website.

Step 2

You can login to the manufacturer website and download and install the latest driver for the keyboard.

You can install the driver in compatibility mode and check. Refer to the steps below:

  1. Locate the folder which contains the setup file for the latest driver that you have downloaded.
  2. Right click on the setupfile and click on b.
  3. Go to compatibility tab and check the box which states “Run the program in compatibility mode for”.
  4. Select Windows 8.1 form the drop down list.
  5. Click on OK.
  6. Follow the onscreen instruction to install the driver in compatibility mode.

Hope this will fix the issue, if not let us know with the updated status and we will be happy to assist you further.

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Download or reinstall HControl.exe

It is not recommended to download replacement exe files from any download sites, as these may themselves contain viruses etc. If you need to download or reinstall HControl.exe, then we recommend that you reinstall the main application associated with it ATK Hotkey.

Operating system information

HControl.exe errors can occur in any of the following Microsoft Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000

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