Hotkey Hotkey

A guide to uninstall Hotkey from your computer

Hotkey is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It is made by Pegatron. Take a look here for more details on Pegatron. More data about the app Hotkey can be seen at . Usually the Hotkey program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegatron\Hotkey directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Hotkey is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 252.00 KB (258048 bytes) on disk and is titled FastUserSwitching.exe.

The executable files below are part of Hotkey. They take an average of 592.00 KB (606208 bytes) on disk.

  • FastUserSwitching.exe (252.00 KB)
  • PHControl.exe (340.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of Hotkey. You can find here a few links to other Hotkey releases: to view all...
Hotkey has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Hotkey from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Pegatron\Hotkey
  • C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\Hotkey

The files below were left behind on your disk by Hotkey when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Pegatron\Hotkey\BRIGHTNESS.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pegatron\Hotkey\FspLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pegatron\Hotkey\HKBD.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Pegatron\Hotkey\LCSwit.dll

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Pegatron\Hotkey

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\LogFile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\ModifyPath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\ProductGuid

A way to erase Hotkey from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hotkey is an application released by the software company Pegatron. Sometimes, people decide to erase it. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to erase Hotkey is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Hotkey or simply click the Search feature and type in "Hotkey". If it exists on your system the Hotkey program will be found automatically. After you click Hotkey in the list of apps, some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Hotkey, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Hotkey:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{5A627DFB-EA4C-4FFA-B711-69E849FB40D8}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Hotkey.
Uninstall Hotkey

8. After removing Hotkey, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Hotkey that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Hotkey using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Hotkey by Pegatron from your PC, nor are we saying that Hotkey by Pegatron is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Hotkey supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-01 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-01 15:15:24.963