kbdstub.exe

Process name: Key Watcher

Application using this process: Keyboard Handler


kbdstub.exe

Process name: Key Watcher

Application using this process: Keyboard Handler


kbdstub.exe


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Process name: Key Watcher

Application using this process: Keyboard Handler

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What is kbdstub.exe doing on my computer?

kbdstub.exe is a process known as key watcher. It belongs to HP's Keyboard Handler and its main function is to watch multimedia keys on HP keyboards.

kbdstub.exe is a non-Windows system file and it starts upon Windows start-up. It has a visible window but without file information. Technically, kbdstub.exe is potentially dangerous for your computer since it is located in the C drive's sub-folder C:\\program files\.


Non-system processes like kbdstub.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
kbdstub.exe

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Is kbdstub.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
kbdstub.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove kbdstub.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. kbdstub.exe is used by 'Keyboard Handler'.This is an application created by 'HP'. To stop kbdstub.exe permanently uninstall 'Keyboard Handler' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is kbdstub.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is kbdstub.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.







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