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What is ButtonMonitor.exe?

ButtonMonitor.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ButtonMonitor.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

ButtonMonitor.exe file information

The process known as ButtonMonitor belongs to software Gateway Photo Frame or ButtonMonitor Application or Smart Copy or Packard Bell Photo Frame by IOI (www.ioint.com).

Description: ButtonMonitor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ButtonMonitor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 124,416 bytes (49% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/buttonmonitor.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with ButtonMonitor.exe, you can ask the software vendor, www.ioint.com [1][2], for advice or uninstall Gateway Photo Frame or Smart Copy from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify ButtonMonitor.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ButtonMonitor.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ButtonMonitor.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Used by MediaGear camera memory card reader adapters.
  MarcoPolo   (further information)
I have found out that it comes with an all in one printer to help recognize the buttons on the printersuch as the scan or copy buttons. I know mine is not working and my printer is acting up and not printing everything on the pages. I am going to try tuirning mine back on tonight and see if it fixes my printer.
buttonmonitor.exe belongs to Media Card Reader Driver developed by IOI.
  Mark   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ButtonMonitor.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
3 users think it's probably harmless.

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