What is CpuPowerMonitor.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the CpuPowerMonitor.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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CpuPowerMonitor.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with CpuPowerMonitor
CpuPowerMonitor.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The CpuPowerMonitor.exe process itself does not provide any dependable information about its developer or its associated software.

Description: CpuPowerMonitor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The CpuPowerMonitor.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 626,176 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 627,200 bytes or 626,688 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). CpuPowerMonitor.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CpuPowerMonitor.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CpuPowerMonitor.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

Bei mir tritt das problem auf, dass CpuPowerMonitor.exe ca. 25% Cpu leistung braucht (von einem intel core 2 quad q9550 4*2,83Ghz)

Summary: Average user rating of CpuPowerMonitor.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks CpuPowerMonitor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving CpuPowerMonitor issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with CpuPowerMonitor. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the CpuPowerMonitor.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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