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DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, GetFileAttributesA, GetLastError, GetModuleHandleA, GetProcAddress, GlobalAddAtomA, GlobalDeleteAtom, GlobalFindAtomA, GlobalGetAtomNameA, InitializeCriticalSection, InterlockedExchange, IsDBCSLeadByteEx, LeaveCriticalSection, MultiByteToWideChar, Sleep, VirtualProtect, VirtualQuery, WideCharToMultiByte, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentProcessId, GetCurrentThreadId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount, LoadLibraryW, QueryPerformanceCounter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, TlsGetValue, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetModuleHandleW
var_Inherit, var_SetChecked, vlc_GetActionId, vlc_clone, vlc_cond_destroy, vlc_cond_init, vlc_cond_signal, vlc_cond_wait, vlc_join, vlc_mutex_destroy, vlc_mutex_init, vlc_mutex_lock, vlc_mutex_unlock, vlc_str2keycode, vlc_plugin_set, __config_GetInt
CreateWindowExA, DefWindowProcA, DestroyWindow, DispatchMessageA, GetMessageA, GetWindowLongA, PostMessageA, PostQuitMessage, RegisterHotKey, SetWindowLongA, UnregisterHotKey, CreateWindowExW, DefWindowProcW, DispatchMessageW, GetMessageW, GetWindowLongW, PostMessageW, SetWindowLongW
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Remove libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll
MD5:   772d52e788b3e1a5e48fdb194bbdca58
SHA1:   500849073334808f01e5a9a006ac666e4dc95ce6
SHA256:   779ca4edc74994ef69985fd2e2b8cea93b02dc6ef4642efaa60bb37aa10a82d9

What is libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll?

libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll is a plugin for the VLC media player which is a cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files. VLC has a modular design which makes it easier to include modules/plugins.


libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This is typically installed with the program Validity Sensors software published by Validity Sensors, Inc..


File name:libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\plugins\control\libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll
Size:38 KB (38,912 bytes)
Build date:9/23/2013 12:18 AM
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
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The following program will install this file
Validity Sensors, Inc.
5% remove
Validity fingerprint sensors are the world's highest performance, most flexible and cost effective devices for handsets, tablets and notebook computers. The devices feature an industry-leading sensing performance using the company's patented LiveFlex™ technology that provides superior image quality with high-frequency RF imaging into the live layer of the finger. Supported fingerprint device implementations range from “invisible” under-...

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.09%
Windows 8 9.43%
Windows 8 Pro 5.66%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 5.66%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.77%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.77%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.77%
Windows 8.1 N 1.89%
Windows 8.1 1.89%
Windows 7 Professional 1.89%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.89%
Windows 8 Release Preview 1.89%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 17.31% of libglobalhotkeys_plugin.dll.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 28.21%
Dell 25.64%
Acer 12.82%
Toshiba 10.26%
ASUS 10.26%
Samsung 5.13%
Lenovo 5.13%
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