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What is CorelIOMonitor.exe?

CorelIOMonitor.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 CorelIOMonitor.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.

CorelIOMonitor.exe file information

The process known as Corel File Shell Monitor belongs to software Corel File Shell Monitor or Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo (version X2) or IPM_PSP_COM or PSPPContent or DRAWings® Embroidery Effect by Corel (www.corel.com).

Description: CorelIOMonitor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file CorelIOMonitor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 16,200 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 38,400 bytes, 16,712 bytes or 15,544 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/coreliomonitor.exe.html 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The CorelIOMonitor.exe file is a Verisign signed file. CorelIOMonitor.exe is digitally signed. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could also do the following:

  • turn to the software developer, Corel, for advice
  • find out if there is a newer version available
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 or DRAWings® Embroidery Effect)

Recommended: Identify CorelIOMonitor.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CorelIOMonitor.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CorelIOMonitor.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

I hate it because it is annoying and want to remove it.
  Jim H  
part of Corel Paint Shop Pro
  me   (further information)
It is part of Corel Paint Shop Pro, but that doesn't mean it's not a waste of my computers' resources.
The CorelIOMonitor is used to assist with the organizer in Paint Shop Pro
  meetoo   (further information)
Corel´s removable media monitor
  meetoo   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of CorelIOMonitor.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments.
3 users think CorelIOMonitor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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