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- System Process: No
- Background Process: Yes
- Application Process:Yes
- Common Path:
C:\ Program Files\ Sony\ sHotKey\ shotkey.exe
- Uses Network:No
- Uses Internet:No
The program shotkey.exe is used to administer the special keys of the Sony VAIO laptop computer for managing special functions such as those for electronic mail messages, Internet browsing, and volume control.
The executable file shotkey.exe should not be removed to make sure that the Sony VAIO notebook computer would work correctly. The special purpose keys include the 12 keys tagged F1 until F12, the keys for controlling the cursor, and numeric keypad, the Scroll Lock key, the Numeric Lock key, the Print Screen key, Insert key, the Delete key, and the Pause key.
The program shotkey.exe was designed particularly for the Chicony multimedia keyboard used in the Sony VAIO mobile computer for controlling the F1 to F12 special function keys that have specific meanings for particular MS-DOS or applications software.
The author of the process file shotkey.exe is Chicony Electronics, which is based in Taiwan, and is one of the top producers and manufacturers of input devices, particularly computer keyboards.
The executable file shotkey.exe may be used for distinctive functions, such as for muting the sound, increasing or decreasing the monitors brightness, suspending the session to the RAM, suspending the operation to the hard disk drive, serving as an interface for detecting the LCD type, slowing down the hard disk drive, acting as an interface for sensing the number of installed batteries, and serving as a sensor for the temperature.
The program shotkey.exe is primarily designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system and has a size of about 45 kilobytes.
Additional shotkey.exe Info:
Part of: Chicony Keyboard Hotkey Driver, Author URL: www.chicony.com.tw, File Created by: Chicony Electronics
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