What is DataCardMonitor.exe?

The genuine DataCardMonitor.exe file is a software component of DataCardMonitor by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd..
This is a Windows service that starts when Windows does and when any user logs on to Windows, because of a run registry key for all users added during installation. It is associated with Huawei Technologies data cards used as wireless modems and routers and ISP's such as T-Mobile (and others worldwide) rebrand it as their "Internet Manager" for management of all WiFi connections.

DataCardMonitor stands for DataCardMonitor MFC Application

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 DataCardMonitor.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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DataCardMonitor.exe file information

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

The process known as DataCardMonitor MFC Application or TODO: File description belongs to software Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. DataCardMonitor or TODO: Product name by Huawei Technologies Co. ( or TODO: Company name.

Description: DataCardMonitor.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DataCardMonitor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 253,952 bytes (73% of all occurrences), 249,856 bytes, 258,048 bytes or 345,088 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. DataCardMonitor.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with DataCardMonitor.exe, you can also consult Huawei's Customer Service [1][2] or safely remove the program using the uninstall program of T-Mobile Internet Manager or web'n'walk Manager (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DataCardMonitor.exe. Therefore, you should check the DataCardMonitor.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

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  Thobias Fischer  
Absolute menace - slows down the computer by hogging the processor.Also spyware!
  Dr. J. D. Baines  
Everything it is t-mobile(usb sim card device) huawei it is a monitoring software if you have plugged your sim thumb drive to your computer to surf, not needed to run if you don't use that device eat up lilmemory and it is worthless if you don't use the device, though it sounds dangerous ;)
existiert seit dem erstmaligen Anschluss unseres Huawei P8 Light. Harmlos, ähnlich MyPhoneExplorer
Our Huawei mobile broadband was provided by Three, and the DataCardMonitor.exe runs when the modem is d.i.'d to the P.C. It's P.I.D. is right up there with the best of them - And I did NOT know it could log keystrokes :~(

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Summary: Average user rating of DataCardMonitor.exe: based on 7 votes with 5 user comments. 2 users think DataCardMonitor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think DataCardMonitor.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving DataCardMonitor issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with DataCardMonitor. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the DataCardMonitor.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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