What is DUMeter.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 DUMeter.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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DUMeter.exe file information

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

The process known as DU Meter Monitor or DU Meter belongs to software DU Meter (version 3.50.õõ) by Hagel Technologies (

Description: DUMeter.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DUMeter.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (common is C:\Program Files\DU Meter\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,749,984 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 1,587,224 bytes and 19 more variants. 
The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The file has a digital signature. DUMeter.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, manipulate other programs, monitor applications and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with DUMeter.exe, you can also visit the support page or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > DU Meter or DU Meter 3.50.õõ).

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External information from Paul Collins:

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

It's an Internet Activity Monitor
  Parsifal   (further information)
provides an accurate account of the data which is flowing through your computer's network connection at any given moment. This readout is presented in both numerical and graphical format
  cyberblob   (further information)
Beim DU-Meter handelt es sich um ein nützliches kleines Tool, dass die Netzwerkaktivität (Internet,LAN, WAN etc.) des Rechners grafisch oder in Zahlen darstellt. Vollkommen harmlos!
  tha_Playa   (further information)
it monitors bandwidth
  noname   (further information)
netwok monitoring tool (and a good one)
  Florin   (further information)
Band Width monitor
it is a monitor for net connection
  dRn   (further information)
Internet (LAN, WAN...) bandwidth monitor
  Vietnam Global Team   (further information)
bandwidth monitor
  Colin W  
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Summary: Average user rating of DUMeter.exe: based on 10 votes with 10 user comments. 9 users think DUMeter.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 DUMeter issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with DUMeter. 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 DUMeter.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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